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#12428012 - 09/15/17 06:00 PM Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus?
TrailHand Offline
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Registered: 05/18/17
Posts: 99
Well i got the ol' Solix 15 installed today. That sucker is massive! I'd like to network it to a front graph and also my trolling motor eventually.

1. Do i need a hub for that?
2. What model can i put on the bow that's about 10" or so and will show me all the MEga awesomeness through my new Solix?
3. Can i get a cheap-o and put it up there & cheat a little?

I just spent 3k on a fish finder (what is wrong with me?!?!?!). If I can get away with just getting a cheap0 helix or something and see the mega resolution from my solix I'll be so happy I could spit.

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#12428059 - 09/15/17 06:47 PM Re: Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus? [Re: TrailHand]
javelin150 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/06
Posts: 869
Loc: Waco, TX
Yes you will need the hub to network two sonars and a trolling motor that has ipilot link. Any Helix g2n sonar will allow you to "view" the mega imaging on it via ethernet.

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#12428097 - 09/15/17 07:16 PM Re: Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus? [Re: TrailHand]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3810
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Using a Helix and SOLIX together, you can ONLY share waypoints.

If you want to view any SOLIX sonar data on another unit, it has to be another SOLIX or a discontinued ONIX.

This is my ONIX 10 SI NT displaying MEGA Imaging from my SOLIX 12 SI:

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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

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#12428159 - 09/15/17 08:08 PM Re: Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus? [Re: TrailHand]
javelin150 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/06
Posts: 869
Loc: Waco, TX
Had a brain freeze and just saw its a Solix. Correct, Solix can only share with another Solix or Onix. Helix can view Mega imaging with any other Helix G2N

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#12428167 - 09/15/17 08:11 PM Re: Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus? [Re: TrailHand]
TrailHand Offline
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Registered: 05/18/17
Posts: 99
thanks guys. You'd think you could just bluetooth them together and go by now, right?

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#12428185 - 09/15/17 08:31 PM Re: Solix Networking - Humminbird gurus? [Re: TrailHand]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3810
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: TrailHand
thanks guys. You'd think you could just bluetooth them together and go by now, right?


No, Wifi maybe. It can handle more data.
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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

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