Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Fisherman954, Mud Liger, Joe111, EL Mike, onecoolguyhere
102701 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82848
hopalong 74355
Pilothawk 73410
JDavis7873® 67377
FattyMcButterpants 60518
John175 ® 59859
Tritonman 56813
Derek 56400
SkeeterRonnie 52446
LoneStarSon® 52210
facebook
Forum Stats
102701 Members
61 Forums
858692 Topics
11264471 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#10985825 - 07/18/15 07:26 PM Lowrance information Conflicting...please help
Truck 6, Tillerman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 101
i have a HDS 12 mounted at the console. Great unit.
I want to mount a new HDS 12 at the bow.. My installation guy said I can Ethernet them together to share information and my front unit will provide DI and SI.
I spoke to a knowledgeable salesman at BPS today and he said that I could not SI from the bow with a TM mount.
Which is true?
Is there anyway to do this, i.e. Have SI and DI from the bow.
Any suggestions for an optimal setup?.

Thank you for your input..

Top
#10985958 - 07/18/15 08:35 PM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
Wayne P. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3433
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
You will not get SI or DI on a Lowrance, those are Humminbird items.

You can get SS and DS from where ever you mount a LSS transducer. That can be on the trolling motor if you want.
Of course the motor would have to be deployed to get any function.
You can display SS and DS on both no matter where the transducer is mounted.


Edited by Wayne P. (07/20/15 07:15 AM)
_________________________
Humminbird Helix 12 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, 360, RC-1

Top
#10986064 - 07/18/15 09:43 PM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
Dayne Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2872
For optimal setup I prefer to have an lss ducer on the tmotor as well as a 2d sonar ducer. Also an lss ducer on the jack plate and an in hull 2d ducer. I have each looking at it's own stuff and sharing wpts via Ethernet.

Top
#10986108 - 07/18/15 10:14 PM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
JimmyP Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/26/12
Posts: 802
Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
Structure Scan is not real good on a trolling motor. As much as you turn the trolling motor the SS won't keep up. But I wouldn't take for my DS on my trolling motor.

Top
#10986291 - 07/19/15 06:12 AM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
Wayne P. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3433
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
It is common enough to have a mount to do it easily.
LSS and trolling motor puck:



_________________________
Humminbird Helix 12 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, 360, RC-1

Top
#10986505 - 07/19/15 08:56 AM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
Truck 6, Tillerman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 101

Thanks guys.
There is a wealth of knowledge (and sharing) on this forum.

Top
#10987408 - 07/19/15 06:54 PM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
jfdawson Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/21/05
Posts: 848
Loc: Frisco, Texas
In addition, you could mount an HDI ( 2D and downs an ) on the trolling motor and share them via Ethernet. It's cheaper option and smaller transducer minus the sidescan on the bow.

_________________________

Top
#10987466 - 07/19/15 07:24 PM Re: Lowrance information Conflicting...please help [Re: Truck 6, Tillerman]
Truck 6, Tillerman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 101
Great option.
Thanks

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide