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#10494415 - 12/24/14 05:37 PM humminbird 1198, horrible graphics
Strokinem Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 16
Loc: Center, tx
My graph display looks real "grainy" with vertical lines running about half the depth on di and on the left side on si, and the 2d color is horrible, it's an 1198, I have a 958 up front linked. It's only GPS and 2d color and reads really clear. Just wondering if anybody know how to clear this up. Connections all seem good, transducer placement was done at ship's marine (I assume they know what they're doin)
Appreciate it

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#10494500 - 12/24/14 06:41 PM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3543
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
" transducer placement was done at ship's marine (I assume they know what they're doin)"
I've seen that statement before.

Post a picture of your Side Imaging transducer installation.

I have two 1198c SI units and mine work great since I installed them.


Edited by Wayne P. (12/24/14 06:41 PM)
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#10495023 - 12/25/14 08:25 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
four fingers Offline
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Registered: 10/26/11
Posts: 147
Loc: conroe,texas
I also have two 1198s and they work great .I do not have mine linked .double ck installation anyone can make a honest mistake
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#10495097 - 12/25/14 09:08 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: four fingers]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3543
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: four fingers
I also have two 1198s and they work great .I do not have mine linked .double ck installation anyone can make a honest mistake


Typically if an installer is not familiar with the imaging technology they don't have a clue how to install it correctly.

I have seen pictures of imaging tranducers installed sideways, on a 45 degree angle on the corner of the hull and on a jackplate, and upside down. They were done by boat dealers.
An installation is only as good as the person that does it.
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#10498244 - 12/27/14 05:30 PM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
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Registered: 05/16/14
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Loc: Corinth,tx
When I did the latest update to my 1197 so i could link to my 998 and 798 the 2d sonar is horrible now, very pixelated.
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#11457136 - 03/04/16 10:22 PM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Strokinem Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 16
Loc: Center, tx

This has been a long long time that I've been wondering this, left the forum for a while and am still wondering. I think this is the prob??

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#11457365 - 03/05/16 07:38 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3543
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
That is proof of installation ignorance when it comes to the imaging technology.

Refer to the Installation and Networking sticky topic on the Bass Boat Central Humminbird Forum. Look at the Skeeter installations.
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#11457478 - 03/05/16 09:10 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Strokinem Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 16
Loc: Center, tx
Thank you sir.

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#11457504 - 03/05/16 09:39 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
grout-scout Online   content
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 5597
Loc: Boerne, Texas
Way, way, wayyyyyy too high!

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#11457510 - 03/05/16 09:43 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3543
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
This is the best way to do it:

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#11457556 - 03/05/16 10:32 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Wayne P.]
Strokinem Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 16
Loc: Center, tx
Where you get one of them fancy little gizmos?

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#11457580 - 03/05/16 10:50 AM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3543
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: Strokinem
Where you get one of them fancy little gizmos?


Transducer Shield and Saver.

CALL them and state your application--boat and jackplate, they will make sure you get the right parts.
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#11486991 - 03/18/16 10:25 PM Re: humminbird 1198, horrible graphics [Re: Strokinem]
Hog Jaw Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1539
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Got to get me one of them little gizmos , have one for the front but never thought about the back .

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