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#11493456 - 03/22/16 11:51 AM 1199 or Helix 10???
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Which is better and why? Can't decide which one to buy
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#11493477 - 03/22/16 11:56 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Get the Helix 10.

they are very similar feature wise. The screen is far better on the 10. The future support is likely gonna be better with the 10 also.
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#11493603 - 03/22/16 12:44 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Helix

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#11494034 - 03/22/16 03:52 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Helix. Is brighter and better screen. The 1199's are being phase out for Helix and Onix models.


Edited by Bobby Milam (03/22/16 03:54 PM)

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#11494274 - 03/22/16 06:05 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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I would go Helix. The 1199s are discontinued and probably wont get anymore updates. helix will have a faster processor and auto chart live. They have the wider screen which is better for side imaging

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#11494436 - 03/22/16 08:05 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Helix 10 hands down.
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#11494516 - 03/22/16 08:41 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
skeeterfan Offline
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I was considering the exact units. Cabela's has the 1199's on sale for $1,299 which is $1,000 less than the original price. That had my attention but I have pretty much decided to go with a couple of Helix SI 10's due to the newer technology they offer.

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#11494521 - 03/22/16 08:41 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Paul Jeffcoat Offline
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Helix allllllll the way!

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#11494916 - 03/22/16 11:07 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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The one thing the 1199 has going for it is that it qualifies you to sign-up for the Humminbird Select program. That gives you an additional year of warranty plus a few other perks.
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#11494921 - 03/22/16 11:09 PM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: JoeFriday]
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Originally Posted By: JoeFriday
The one thing the 1199 has going for it is that it qualifies you to sign-up for the Humminbird Select program. That gives you an additional year of warranty plus a few other perks.


Same deal with the Helix 10 I bought earlier this year. It is part of the Select promo too.
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#11495097 - 03/23/16 07:16 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: Mark Perry]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: JoeFriday
The one thing the 1199 has going for it is that it qualifies you to sign-up for the Humminbird Select program. That gives you an additional year of warranty plus a few other perks.


Same deal with the Helix 10 I bought earlier this year. It is part of the Select promo too.


That's good to know. I'll pick up a Helix 10 DI for the bow at some point.
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#11495426 - 03/23/16 09:36 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Thanks guys I appreciate the help
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#11495583 - 03/23/16 10:26 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Skeeter14 Offline
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Can the Helix talk to the 998 I have on the bow?

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#11495622 - 03/23/16 10:39 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: Skeeter14]
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Originally Posted By: Skeeter14
Can the Helix talk to the 998 I have on the bow?


My understanding is yes, they can be networked.
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#11495687 - 03/23/16 11:03 AM Re: 1199 or Helix 10??? [Re: Skeeter14]
44 Diesel Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Skeeter14
Can the Helix talk to the 998 I have on the bow?



Yes, with an Ethernet cable and one Ethernet adapter cable for Helix. The 998 would need the latest update. It would require a Helix 9,10,12. Those are the only Helix units that are ethernet capable


Edited by 44 Diesel (03/23/16 11:05 AM)

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