Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
loop, Gadawgs, urosenara, Moses Gonzalez, rq1938
102732 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82883
hopalong 74407
Pilothawk 73445
JDavis7873® 67377
FattyMcButterpants 60518
John175 ® 59913
Tritonman 56835
Derek 56434
SkeeterRonnie 52463
LoneStarSon® 52225
facebook
Forum Stats
102732 Members
61 Forums
859280 Topics
11272923 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11608071 - 05/17/16 11:27 AM Hummingbird questions
NTXBowfisher Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/02/13
Posts: 37
Loc: NTX
I've always been a lowrance guy, my new boat came with a hummingbird 688ci HD. the screen is a little too small for me, what unit can i upgrade to and keep the same transducer and other stuff? looking for at least a 7" screen or so.

Thanks
_________________________

Need a NFA trust? email DallasNFA@yahoo.com

Top
#11608247 - 05/17/16 12:48 PM Re: Hummingbird questions [Re: NTXBowfisher]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3444
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Helix 7 Sonar GPS
Helix 9 Sonar GPS
Helix 10 Sonar GPS
Helix 12 CHIRP Sonar GPS
_________________________
Humminbird Helix 12 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, 360, RC-1

Top
#11612898 - 05/19/16 02:46 PM Re: Hummingbird questions [Re: NTXBowfisher]
texasbass1 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/12/05
Posts: 5143
Loc: The Colony, TX
The great thing about the Helix units is they all use the existing transducer and power plugs.

I just upgraded from a 798 and 597 to Helix 7. Love them but I do miss the 3 preset buttons but not a big deal.
_________________________
Pat Leach



USAF MSgt Retired

Top
#11637163 - 05/31/16 10:17 AM Re: Hummingbird questions [Re: NTXBowfisher]
Panteradave Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/06/10
Posts: 3
Loc: Texarkana,TX
The 688 that you have is sonar and down image. If your going to buy new, you will want side image. Now you will need to install transducer that comes with new unit. Humminbird has great customer support if you call them they will give you specifics

Top
#11638241 - 05/31/16 04:51 PM Re: Hummingbird questions [Re: Panteradave]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3444
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: Panteradave
The 688 that you have is sonar and down image. If your going to buy new, you will want side image. Now you will need to install transducer that comes with new unit. Humminbird has great customer support if you call them they will give you specifics


There are two 688 models.

688ci HD Combo
688ci HD DI Combo
_________________________
Humminbird Helix 12 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, 360, RC-1

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide