Main Menu
Newest Members
JD Davis, Big-Bag, tcmitch25, Jhenderson, cyon6958
105669 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85853
hopalong 78097
Pilothawk 75007
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 64722
FattyMcButterpants 60790
Derek 🐝 58191
Tritonman 57541
LoneStarSon® 53216
SkeeterRonnie 52973
Forum Stats
105669 Members
60 Forums
850941 Topics
12123914 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11662118 - 06/12/16 09:28 AM DI Transducer
TxRanger1 Online   content

Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 278
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. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3696
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 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, SOLIX 12 SI, 360, RC-1


© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide