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#11662118 - 06/12/16 09:28 AM DI Transducer
TxRanger1 Offline

Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 196
Loc: Humble,Tx
If you mount the transducer sideways on the trolling motor, will it then be a side scan image?

#11662234 - 06/12/16 10:40 AM Re: DI Transducer [Re: TxRanger1]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
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Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Side Scan is a Lowrance product and DI is Down Imaging by Humminbird.
Don't know what a Lowrance Side Scan crystal orientation is to match with a Down Scan (DSI or HDI) tilted.

If you tilt a Humminbird Down Imaging transducer 60 degrees, it will have the same coverage as a Humminbird Side Imaging pulse.

You will not get a Side Imaging view, it will still be displayed as DI.

Some of us have done the opposite and used 1/2 of a tilted Side Imaging transducer to produce sharper images for the DI view since a SI transducer's Imaging crystal is longer than the one in a DI transducer.

Humminbird Helix 12 SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, 360, RC-1


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