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#11883374 - 10/16/16 03:55 PM Lowrance
Der Vorsteher™ Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 21974
Loc: The 903
I have an HDS 9 with new transducer but its not reading water temp. Before I take it in any suggestions or something I may have done on settings I missed?
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#11883619 - 10/16/16 05:18 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
jfdawson Offline
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Registered: 06/21/05
Posts: 885
Loc: Frisco, Texas
I assume you have a 2D sonar transducer? Make sure you have the correct Sonar TD type selected in the Advanced settings. There should be a tag about 3-6 inches from the blue connector which has the TD info on it - in case you don't know.
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#11883982 - 10/16/16 07:15 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: jfdawson]
Der Vorsteher™ Offline
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Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 21974
Loc: The 903
Originally Posted By: jfdawson
I assume you have a 2D sonar transducer? Make sure you have the correct Sonar TD type selected in the Advanced settings. There should be a tag about 3-6 inches from the blue connector which has the TD info on it - in case you don't know.



I've got a 2D and structure scan transducer.
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#11884000 - 10/16/16 07:24 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
the skipper Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2497
Loc: nederland, TX
Did it work before? If so it sounds like the sensor might be bad, not the unit.

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#11884321 - 10/16/16 10:22 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
PhishWhisperer Offline
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Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 476
Loc: Orange, TX
If you are using the HDI transducer I don't think it has a temp sensor.

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#11884649 - 10/17/16 08:55 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
LittleGazoo Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 853
Loc: Big Sandy, TX
So you said new transducers in OP. What models?

PDRT-WBL has external temperature suitable for thru-hull.
PDT-WBL has temperature suitable for outside hull(TM or transom).
PD-WBL does not.
http://www.lowrance.com/en-US/Products/Transducers/PDRT-WBL-DepthTemperature-Transducer-en-us.aspx


If correct model of transducer, then check Settings or attempt to swap HDS unit to determine in HDS or transducer issue.
Do you see good sonar reading which would tell that HDS does see the transducer?

Check following settings:
Settings->Sonar_>Installation
Settings->Network->Data Sources->Sonar


Edited by LittleGazoo (10/17/16 09:03 AM)

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#11884700 - 10/17/16 09:18 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
Der Vorsteher™ Offline
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Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 21974
Loc: The 903
Thanks for the input. I'll check settings. It worked before but I have been messing with the settings so I could have changed something.
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#11884779 - 10/17/16 09:58 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
SilverTR20 Offline
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Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 88
Loc: Lake Fork
Go to the Network settings and reconfigure (automatic). Had a similar problem and Lowrance tech support provided this solution and it worked.

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#11884821 - 10/17/16 10:14 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Der Vorsteher™]
bassmanrudy Online   content
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Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 661
Loc: Bossier City, LA
Mine does this from time to time. Not sure why though. Def don't think anything is broken though from what you are saying!

go to "menu" then "settings" then I think its "data inputs" then you'll see "water temperature" then you hit it and then select "your"(HDS-9 should be what it shows) graph from the list. mine shows 2 units but I think that is because it reads the front and back one. I think I have it right if I remember when I get home will double check the steps.


Edited by bassmanrudy (10/17/16 10:14 AM)
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