Good time for an upgrade.
I would replace it with the XHS 9 HDSI 180 T. That's the transducer he comes with the 900 &1100 models and is a much better unit.
The XHS 9 HDSI 180 T is the standard
one for both 898's.
It's the 899 that comes with the Compact SI transducer.
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