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#11895235 - 10/23/16 08:49 AM question on DI vs SS
snowyriver6 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 2323
Loc: austin
I have a lowrance elite 7 down image. I wish I had a side scan. If I replace the Elite with a side scan which lowrance would give me good side scan. Also will my rtansducer for the elite 7 work with a side scan unit or will I also need a new transducer.

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#11895404 - 10/23/16 10:51 AM Re: question on DI vs SS [Re: snowyriver6]
Bob Landry Online   content
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2606
Loc: Austin, Tx
Unless you buy a bare bones unit from somebody, any new unit will come with a transducer.
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#11901975 - 10/26/16 08:03 PM Re: question on DI vs SS [Re: snowyriver6]
GTrigg Offline
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Registered: 11/25/14
Posts: 261
Loc: East Texas
Just replaced my Elite 7 with an Elite 7 TI w/ SS. Has all the "bells and whistles" ,including touch sceen, but still lite on the wallet. Unit comes with transducer that gives you 2D, DI, and SS. The internal GPS is much faster than the Elite 7 as well. A "little birdie" told me they are coming out with a 9" and 11" TI around Christmas.
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#11902573 - 10/27/16 06:07 AM Re: question on DI vs SS [Re: snowyriver6]
BPKlein Offline
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Registered: 05/02/12
Posts: 116
Loc: Hickory Creek
I had two Elite 7's on my boat. Earlier this year I replaced the one at the helm with HDS 7 Gen 2 touch. I couldn't be happier. The HDS is MUCH faster than the Elite, and has a better sonar.

Bryan

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#11906346 - 10/29/16 08:32 AM Re: question on DI vs SS [Re: snowyriver6]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
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Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 490
Loc: NE Texas/SW Arkansas
The Elite 7 ti total scan has a lot of the same whistles and bells as the HDS gen3 7. The main thing it doesn't have is the ability to eithernet connect (can be NMEA connected to share waypoints) which is needed if you want to share transducers and/or maps.
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