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#11244741 - 11/25/15 03:32 PM Size battery
Lake_Nasworthy_Kid Offline
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Registered: 07/11/15
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Loc: san angelo TX
What size or voltage battery would be good to run a hdi 5 on a kayak?
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#11244752 - 11/25/15 03:44 PM Re: Size battery [Re: Lake_Nasworthy_Kid]
Jim Ford Offline
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I don't know what that unit draws, but I can run my monochrome sonar unit all day for 2-3 days on one charge with a 7 ah deer feeder battery.

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#11244820 - 11/25/15 04:21 PM Re: Size battery [Re: Lake_Nasworthy_Kid]
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The manual for that says the typical draw is 1.1A, so figure 12 volts and enough amps accordingly.
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#11244837 - 11/25/15 04:35 PM Re: Size battery [Re: Lake_Nasworthy_Kid]
Hawgthumper Offline
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I can run my Lowrance Elite 5x DSI for a couple days with an 8ah 12 volt battery.

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#11246097 - 11/26/15 10:51 AM Re: Size battery [Re: Lake_Nasworthy_Kid]
pelican Offline
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I would suggest at least 24 ah of battery. If you plan on fishing more than a 10 Hr day or a second day without being able to recharge you'll need even more.
You can run one big battery or multiple batteries in parallel.
If you plan on doing a lot of fishing I would also recommend getting a lithium ion battery. They are A LOT MORE $$ upfront but will out perform a lead acid-Gel, or AGM and in the long run cost will balance out. LI batts are about 1/3 the weight of lead acid also.
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