Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
MT-Gig'em, nash81, Tough bite, fennph, poppin'good
105421 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85602
hopalong 78097
Pilothawk 74931
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 64295
FattyMcButterpants 60667
Derek 🐝 58024
Tritonman 57516
LoneStarSon® 53046
SkeeterRonnie 52940
facebook
Forum Stats
105421 Members
60 Forums
798073 Topics
10087858 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11079828 - 09/02/15 08:05 PM Crappie professionals
Davedave Online   content
Bigfoot Seeker

Registered: 07/02/12
Posts: 16369
Loc: Grapevine, TX
I have an 898. There is an update available. I have been tinkering with the image, and it's getting much better. However, the humminbird site recommends restoring factory defaults.

Does this mean my settings will be gone?
What exactly do these updates do? Better picture? More crappie?

Top
#11079885 - 09/02/15 08:34 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
TreeBass Online   content
Lt. Dan

Registered: 06/19/06
Posts: 44728
Loc: Central Texas
No professional, but depending on the update, they normally fix issues or bugs. You need to read what the update addresses.

If you return to factory defaults, you lose all your settings. I suggest either writing them down, or taking screen shots so you can get it back to where you were.
_________________________

My success in life is measured by the number of hunting
and fishing stories that my kids can share with others


http://www.sure-life.com
http://www.proanglertackle.com
http://www.grizzlycoolers.com
LIKE the TFF on Facebook - www.facebook.com/texasfishingforum

Top
#11079917 - 09/02/15 08:48 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
Davedave Online   content
Bigfoot Seeker

Registered: 07/02/12
Posts: 16369
Loc: Grapevine, TX
Thank you sir.

Top
#11079977 - 09/02/15 09:18 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
Ken Gaby Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/08/07
Posts: 2614
Loc: Belton, TX
Also, export all your waypoints to an SD card as they may be erased also. Once the update is installed, put the card back in the slot and they will reload automatically. The updates will most likely change some menu options. For example, the menu option to export waypoints and routes will most likely change if you haven't loaded previous updates. Not a big problem but you may have to look around for the options as a few will no longer match what you have on the CD that came with the unit. Export the waypoints, restore factory defaults, load the software update then reload the waypoints. As TreeBass suggested, write down all your settings as they will be reset to factory defaults.
_________________________
A life without God is like an unsharpened pencil, it has no point. Billy Graham
http://www.proanglertackle.com Best crappie and catfish rods/reels
http://www.crazyanglertackle.com Premium crappie baits and jig tying accessories
www.thermoclinelures.com / "Helping YOU catch MORE & LARGER fish!"
http://www.beereadys.com World's Best Rod Holders

Top
#11080064 - 09/02/15 09:43 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
Slewfoot Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2489
Loc: E Texas
All good to know!! I'm sbout 3-4 updates overdue on my lowrance 12. Guess I need to write down what I got it all set on and copy waypoints to a card and update it eventually.

Top
#11080101 - 09/02/15 10:02 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
shut-up-and-fish Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 9531
Loc: Coppell Tx.

Be sure you remove your charts card when doing the update.
_________________________

www.shut-up-and-fish.com
From Sales to Installation Services and Education/Instructional Trips
it's all coming together and we have you covered @ Shut-Up-And-Fish LLC
for all your Humminbird, Minn Kota & Motorguide needs
We also stock the LiftSaver TM Bracket 972 822 9285

Top
#11080163 - 09/02/15 10:34 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
TreeBass Online   content
Lt. Dan

Registered: 06/19/06
Posts: 44728
Loc: Central Texas
Thanks guys, forgot about the waypoints and map card
_________________________

My success in life is measured by the number of hunting
and fishing stories that my kids can share with others


http://www.sure-life.com
http://www.proanglertackle.com
http://www.grizzlycoolers.com
LIKE the TFF on Facebook - www.facebook.com/texasfishingforum

Top
#11080237 - 09/02/15 11:28 PM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: Davedave]
SheCrappieKilla Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 2876
Loc: West of Ft Worth and South
Dave I have the same unit, take a pic or a screen shot next time your out and post it here.

Your transducer could be set incorrectly or have interference. Those units are simple as the get.

Top
#11080416 - 09/03/15 07:20 AM Re: Crappie professionals [Re: SheCrappieKilla]
Davedave Online   content
Bigfoot Seeker

Registered: 07/02/12
Posts: 16369
Loc: Grapevine, TX
Originally Posted By: SheCrappieKilla
Dave I have the same unit, take a pic or a screen shot next time your out and post it here.

Your transducer could be set incorrectly or have interference. Those units are simple as the get.

Will do sir.

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide