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#11662118 - 06/12/16 09:28 AM DI Transducer
TxRanger1 Offline
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Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 252
Loc: Humble,Tx
If you mount the transducer sideways on the trolling motor, will it then be a side scan image?

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#11662234 - 06/12/16 10:40 AM Re: DI Transducer [Re: TxRanger1]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3591
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.

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