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#11529526 - 04/08/16 12:11 PM Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2)
BassHunter 69 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 1466
Loc: Carrollton
After much searching and trial and error. I have finally found the solution for my HDS 7 Touch reading water temp from the epoxied transducer in the bottom of the boat.

Change your 83/200k sonar transducer source to one that doesn't have Temp. for those freqs. put in PD-WBL

This will force unit to get the water temp from the outboard structure transducer.
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#11529531 - 04/08/16 12:13 PM Re: Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2) [Re: BassHunter 69]
BassHunter 69 Offline
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Loc: Carrollton
PS.... I have found you can also pull the pin #4 ( Temp Lead) from the transducer plug but the setting above doesn't damage the connector.
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#11529705 - 04/08/16 01:45 PM Re: Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2) [Re: BassHunter 69]
MAK747 Online   content
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Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 295
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Originally Posted By: BassHunter 69
After much searching and trial and error. I have finally found the solution for my HDS 7 Touch reading water temp from the epoxied transducer in the bottom of the boat.

Change your 83/200k sonar transducer source to one that doesn't have Temp. for those freqs. put in PD-WBL

This will force unit to get the water temp from the outboard structure transducer.


BassHunter,

Have you confirmed that this solution works? Others have mentioned trying this without much success. What software version is your touch unit currently running?

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#11530701 - 04/08/16 10:47 PM Re: Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2) [Re: MAK747]
BassHunter 69 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 1466
Loc: Carrollton



I have confirmed that it was wrong. I have removed pin 4 and it does work.
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#11530710 - 04/08/16 10:52 PM Re: Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2) [Re: BassHunter 69]
BassHunter 69 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 1466
Loc: Carrollton
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#11530716 - 04/08/16 11:00 PM Re: Water Temp from Structure Transducer (HDS 7 Touch Gen2) [Re: BassHunter 69]
MAK747 Online   content
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Thanks for the reply. It would have been nice if the configuration solution would have worked but at least the pin removal is a known good workaround.

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