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#10923771 - 06/17/15 04:33 PM Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings
Bill.B Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/11/15
Posts: 14
Loc: Texas, Arlington
Trying to get the most out of my new Garmin 73SV
Looking to see if anyone has any pointers on these units or what settings work best.

Thanks .

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#10932820 - 06/22/15 11:12 AM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: Bill.B]
The fish whisperer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/05/13
Posts: 106
Loc: Longview, Tx.
I just bought the 93Sv. I have'nt installed it yet. I have a friend who has a 93 & i really liked the down imaging, traditional sonar & especially the mapping.I would suggest going to a location your familiar with & playing with the settings. Make small adjustments & wait for the screen to update. Bridges or brush piles you know well are the places i would suggest using to get your settibgs dialed in. You might also try asking this question in the bass fishing or open freshwater sections. They have a lot more followers & this might get you some responses from someone who knows much more about them than i do. Good luck

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#10938068 - 06/24/15 05:07 PM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: Bill.B]
benp Offline
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Registered: 06/28/12
Posts: 929
Loc: Addison
do you need to buy anything else(gps box or cables?), or is this good right out of the box?

http://www.thegpsstore.com/Garmin-echoMa...jBSJxoCgaPw_wcB


Edited by benp (06/24/15 05:08 PM)
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#10939299 - 06/25/15 09:50 AM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: benp]
Todd Driscoll Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 120
Originally Posted By: benp
do you need to buy anything else(gps box or cables?), or is this good right out of the box?

http://www.thegpsstore.com/Garmin-echoMa...jBSJxoCgaPw_wcB


Nope, don't need anything else. For the price point, you can't beat these new echoMAP units. They have built-in Side/DownVu, and come with an all-in-one transducer (2D sonar, Side, and Down). These echoMAP units will also share wpts with another echoMAP unit.

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#10939306 - 06/25/15 09:52 AM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: Bill.B]
Todd Driscoll Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 120
Originally Posted By: Bill.B
Trying to get the most out of my new Garmin 73SV
Looking to see if anyone has any pointers on these units or what settings work best.

Thanks .



These units function very well straight out of the box using default settings. Most of what you may adjust would be just personal preferences, like sonar and side/down color palettes.

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#10946762 - 06/29/15 12:29 PM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: Bill.B]
Bill.B Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/11/15
Posts: 14
Loc: Texas, Arlington
Thanks for the info . I need to get out more and mess with the settings . Went out sunday to lake Arlington and able to see spawnings beds on the bottom . Once I turned the brightness up and turned the contrast down the soft returns where alot better.


Edited by Bill.B (06/29/15 09:14 PM)

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#10948547 - 06/30/15 09:16 AM Re: Garmin 73 Sv or 93 settings [Re: Bill.B]
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banana cheers Sooooooo easy to use!!! laugh
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