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#11877997 - 10/12/16 08:25 PM Lowrance Gen 2 accessories
Creekhead Offline
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Registered: 12/18/14
Posts: 40
I am trying to figure out if I want to put a Lowrance GEN 2 Touch onto another boat, what accessories do I need to pick up? I want to ensure it does mapping, downscan and sidescan. Thanks

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#11879588 - 10/13/16 08:08 PM Re: Lowrance Gen 2 accessories [Re: Creekhead]
jfdawson Offline
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Registered: 06/21/05
Posts: 850
Loc: Frisco, Texas
If it's TOUCH ( 7, 9, 12 ) then you need the LSS 2 StructureScan transducer and 2D transducer. Assume it's not Insight mapping, then get a Navionics + card.

If it's a NON Touch, then you need the above, plus add the LSS2 StructureSan box.
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#11880186 - 10/14/16 08:22 AM Re: Lowrance Gen 2 accessories [Re: Creekhead]
Corey Stanley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 815
Loc: Tx
I would recommend either a Nav+ Region card or a Platinum card for your region, same nautical mapping, but the platinum offers 3d and google overlay for $199.99. The Nav+ region is the same mapping, but without 3d and google overlay for $149.99, this card just came out this year. Both cards come with the Sonar Chart layer.
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#11883576 - 10/16/16 05:00 PM Re: Lowrance Gen 2 accessories [Re: Creekhead]
Creekhead Offline
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Registered: 12/18/14
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Thank you both for answering the post. I am trying to get a new Gen 3 on my boat (boat 1 )and use the Gen 2 touch on my dad's boat (boat 2), hopefully be able to share it when he's not using it. I assume that if I buy the above and put it on boat 2, that I won't need anything else on boat 1 to run the Gen 3? Unless I need need to have an upgraded transducer to run the Gen 3?

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#11883645 - 10/16/16 05:23 PM Re: Lowrance Gen 2 accessories [Re: Creekhead]
jfdawson Offline
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Registered: 06/21/05
Posts: 850
Loc: Frisco, Texas
Everything will work the same on either boat. Now the Gen 3 has the ability to do a few different accessories with some advanced features but the 2D sonar and LSS2 StructureScan will work on all HDS units.
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