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#11363218 - 01/22/16 12:22 PM Humminbird 899ci si or Helix 7 si
randfish Online   content

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]
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Registered: 07/13/14
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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)


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