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#11294948 - 12/21/15 06:57 AM How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series?
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Registered: 11/22/04
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Loc: Lufkin, Texas
I am just curious because there are some good deals with Humminbird products right now.

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#11295288 - 12/21/15 09:57 AM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49283
Loc: Point Reyes
Its pretty dang good. Its not a step back in any way thats for sure. I love some of the more flexible options you have with what readouts etc you can get on the screen. Resolution is awesome. Brightness in sunlight and polarized glasses is great. I like my 10 a lot.
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#11296419 - 12/21/15 06:58 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 09/30/12
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Loc: Granbury, TX
Have the 9 and can't say enough good things about it. The profile is definitely better as it's flat and like Mark said the glass is much easier to read in brighter lights.
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#11296462 - 12/21/15 07:16 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 11/16/10
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Loc: Charlottesville, Va
The 900 series displays are 8" diagonally

The Helix 9 series displays are 9" diagonally
The Helix 10 series displays are 10" diagonally
The Helix 12 CHRIP series displays are 12" diagonally

Those are the Helix series that are linkable. The 5 and 7 are not.

The Helix 9 series has a slighly lower screen resolution (pixels per square inch) than the 900 series.
The Helix 10 series has about the same resolution as the ONIX 10 which higher than the 900 and 1100 series.
The Helix 12 CHIRP has about the same screen resolution of the 800 series= higher than the above.
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#11304763 - 12/26/15 03:53 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 11/22/04
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Loc: Lufkin, Texas
Anyone get the large Helix 10 for comparison?

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#11304768 - 12/26/15 03:59 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1193
Loc: Lufkin Texas
I can get the helix 10s, I might be ordering one soon if you want to look at it.

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#11304787 - 12/26/15 04:11 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 01/10/14
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Loc: West Tx
I have the 10- to me I had a 998 and its much better than the 998 was. Down imaging better by a long shot and sonar has a good picture! I haven't look at my SI much but it's about the same to me
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#11305039 - 12/26/15 06:41 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 03/25/09
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Loc: College Station, TX
I just got a Helix 10 SI from David at Shut Up and Fish. Got it almost completely installed. Gonna finish the install and hook it up to the new 360 on Monday and then try it out on Rayburn Tuesday and Wednesday. I did turn the unit on inside my boat storage unit the other day and it was waaaaaay brighter than my old 898. I think I'm gonna love it. Will be ordering another one, maybe a 12, from David very soon so I can network them together.
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#11317671 - 01/02/16 06:44 AM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 11/22/04
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Loc: Lufkin, Texas
How is the SI on your Helix compared to your 998?

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#11318246 - 01/02/16 12:54 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
ShallowWaterKing Offline
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Registered: 01/10/14
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Loc: West Tx
I believe it's better compared to 998 I really got to play with it yesterday and got the settings right and color pallete- looks better in my opinion
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#11318745 - 01/02/16 06:55 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
Tyler.Woods Offline
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Registered: 03/19/12
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Loc: Mansfield, TX / Nacogdoches, T...
Found this with my Helix 7. The last pic is all gar I think lol




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#11319320 - 01/02/16 09:59 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
Kyle405 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/15
Posts: 231
Loc: Mansfield, TX.
I got Helix at my console and at my troll motor. I switched over to the bird from Lowrance. Let me tell you, man I love them. Such good electronics for the price.

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#11319331 - 01/02/16 10:00 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
Frank the Tank Offline
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
I'm considering them for sure, great picture
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#11319441 - 01/02/16 10:43 PM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
44 Diesel Offline
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Registered: 12/25/12
Posts: 3964
Loc: Burleson,TX
The Helix 10 and 12 have higher pixel counts than the previous 10" screens which means better screen resolution

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#11321603 - 01/04/16 09:05 AM Re: How does the Helix picture compare to the 98 and 99 series? [Re: sight fisher]
mule29 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 111
Loc: Houston
picture looks good

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