Main Menu
Newest Members
Ed Hotz, Ms Lynn, Ccfosterz, JLawArch, Mac T
105153 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85224
hopalong 77678
Pilothawk 74796
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 63743
FattyMcButterpants 60667
Derek 🐝 57782
Tritonman 57476
SkeeterRonnie 52917
LoneStarSon® 52903
Forum Stats
105153 Members
60 Forums
844914 Topics
12047481 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11363218 - 01/22/16 12:22 PM Humminbird 899ci si or Helix 7 si
randfish Offline

Registered: 04/16/07
Posts: 289
Loc: Texas
I'm looking at getting a hummingbird 899ci HD SI or Helix 7 SI for a second unit on the console. Which do you think is a better unit? I'm interested in the side scan and down scan. I already have a 2d and mapping unit.

#11363319 - 01/22/16 12:56 PM Re: Humminbird 899ci si or Helix 7 si [Re: randfish]
Bobby Milam Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2496
Loc: Arlington
The 899 has 2 card slots, I believe the 7 has one. The 899 can be networked to another ff or other hb things like ilink. The 7 is a stand alone unit. Prices on 899 should be dropping as it is being phased out.

I'd go the 899 because of linking capability for me. If I was going helix, then I'd go up a model to a linkable unit.

Edited by Bobby Milam (01/22/16 09:28 PM)


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