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#10963298 - 07/08/15 09:11 AM Down imaging transducer
RangerBass21 Offline
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Can you install a transducer shoot thru hull style , that has down imaging with it? Has anyone done this and did it affect there imaging of the down imaging?
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#10963410 - 07/08/15 10:02 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
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I am not aware on any shoot thru units that will operate the DI.
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#10963450 - 07/08/15 10:16 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
Wayne P. Offline
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If you have a Humminbird Down Imaging unit, yes you can use the transom transducer for shoot-thru.

The XNT 9 DI T is the transom version with a transom bracket.
The XIH 9 DI T is the shoot-thru version and comes with epoxy.
They are the same transducer.
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#10963471 - 07/08/15 10:26 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
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Lowrance ducer you can use it as shoot thru hull, I'm just seeing if I go that route, if the down imaging be affected and not clear as in image.
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#10963478 - 07/08/15 10:28 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
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Originally Posted By: RangerBass21
Lowrance ducer you can use it as shoot thru hull, I'm just seeing if I go that route, if the down imaging be affected and not clear as in image.


Thru hull ducers are less sensitive than transom ducers; I wouldn't recommend using the structure scan ducer as a thru hull.

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#10965195 - 07/09/15 03:44 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
RangerBass21 Offline
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It's a transom ducer with only 2d sonar and down imaging.
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#10965573 - 07/09/15 09:05 AM Re: Down imaging transducer [Re: RangerBass21]
Wayne P. Offline
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Originally Posted By: RangerBass21
It's a transom ducer with only 2d sonar and down imaging.


That would be the HDI transducer that does dual beam Down Scan and dual beam 2D sonar.
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