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#12471113 - 10/19/17 09:35 AM Help with helix mega
Bigwilly Offline
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Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 16
Just got my new mega 9 installed. Would like to know if there are setting that can be tweaked for the di/si. I know every situation is a little different...just looking for a good starting point. I was out with a guide this weekend and his was much sharper.


#12471212 - 10/19/17 11:01 AM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: Bigwilly]
Ken Gaby Offline
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Registered: 05/08/07
Posts: 3026
Loc: Belton, TX
There are several settings to tweak. The DI and SI have separate settings for sensitivity and contrast. Either look thru the CD that came with the unit or find someone close by that has a mega type unit and ask them. Call the guide you were out with and he can give you some advice. If you're close to Fork, hire Slade Dougharty (817-797-8762) to tune your unit. After his tutorial, your unit will show you things you didn't know were there.

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#12471557 - 10/19/17 04:02 PM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: Bigwilly]
UJC Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2254
Loc: Plano, TX
Contact David Goodson at Shut-Up-And-Fish. He can set your unit up. He's on here a lot. See the pics below for how well his unit is set.
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I was out yesterday doing some graphing on Lake Lewisville. I wanted to check out the old fish farm plantation from back in the day. You can see a school of fish in the 1st trough. Humminbird Mega Imagings brings out the best images I have ever come across.

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#12471797 - 10/19/17 07:19 PM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: UJC]
The Crappie Guy Offline
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Registered: 03/17/03
Posts: 5213
Loc: Highland Village and Fork
It is very difficult for anyone to tell you how to set your unit, as there are many variables dealing with each unit. The only accurate way is to have someone on-board that knows how to tune a 'Bird. If David doesn't have time to help, let me know. Mine are tuned pretty good....after a couple years of tweaking.
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#12471894 - 10/19/17 08:07 PM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: Bigwilly]
Slewfoot Offline
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2933
Loc: E Texas
We caught a couple 1.5 black crappie out of those last year! Those images are nice!! thumb

#12471959 - 10/19/17 08:37 PM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: Bigwilly]
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Registered: 02/08/10
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Loc: Lewisville Tx.

Hey Will, Give me a call and I can walk you through a few things however being in front of your unit and on the water will be the best way to educate.

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#12474009 - 10/21/17 04:47 PM Re: Help with helix mega [Re: Bigwilly]
bayoubob Offline

Registered: 09/24/09
Posts: 445
Get on YouTube and search for a guy by the name Doug 'Vahrenberg. Not positive if thats the correct spelling but he has many tutorials on how to tune a bird.

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