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#12821483 - 07/09/18 12:25 PM Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging
BThomas Offline
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Coming soon to a store near you !!

Minnkota will feature a Humminbird Mega Down Imaging transducer




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#12821659 - 07/09/18 02:13 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
Taylored Online   content
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Registered: 04/30/10
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For a small fee of course.

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#12821676 - 07/09/18 02:25 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
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Mega SI, yes. DI, not sure that I'd pay for that. Non mega DI seems pretty good to me. IMO they should have designed it to use the SI transducer and they'd sell a lot more of them.

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#12821848 - 07/09/18 04:17 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: Bobby Milam]
Jeff From Iowa Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Mega SI, yes. DI, not sure that I'd pay for that. Non mega DI seems pretty good to me. IMO they should have designed it to use the SI transducer and they'd sell a lot more of them.


Exactly worthless, not needed we already have our mega side and down ducers mounted, why would we want built in, thats just more issues.
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#12821885 - 07/09/18 04:51 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
Cameron Online   sick
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Seems to be a solution for a problem that doesn’t really exist. Lol.

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#12821900 - 07/09/18 05:08 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
Pintail711 Offline
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Sales... probably going to start running package deals with head unit.

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#12821909 - 07/09/18 05:19 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: Jeff From Iowa]
BThomas Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jeff From Iowa
Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Mega SI, yes. DI, not sure that I'd pay for that. Non mega DI seems pretty good to me. IMO they should have designed it to use the SI transducer and they'd sell a lot more of them.


Exactly worthless, not needed we already have our mega side and down ducers mounted, why would we want built in, thats just more issues.


It may be a selling point for people who do not have the "down" imaging transducers. It's not going to be on every trolling motor.

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#12821910 - 07/09/18 05:20 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: Cameron]
BThomas Offline
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Originally Posted By: Cameron
Seems to be a solution for a problem that doesn’t really exist. Lol.



LOL... They are thinking ahead..

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#12822192 - 07/09/18 08:44 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
Tyler Offline
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This isn’t about selling a million troll motors. This is about locking people into an “eco system.” If you have a built in bird transducer, you are less likely to switch to another brand when the time to upgrade your graph comes around.
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#12822201 - 07/09/18 08:49 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
the skipper Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/11
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Loc: nederland, TX
They should have done this before they sold all these ultrex. Not many people will be willing to buy this. Tyler is right though, these will sell more birds. It's all about the package

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#12822241 - 07/09/18 09:07 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Yup plus the upgrades in the future. My money is on mega 360 next.

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#12822244 - 07/09/18 09:11 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
BigDozer66 Online   content
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So should I wait to buy my Ultrex or go ahead and buy one now?

Do people run Bird DI and SI on their trolling motors?
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#12822246 - 07/09/18 09:13 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: Jaret Latta]
tejasbass Offline
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Registered: 12/20/05
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Yup plus the upgrades in the future. My money is on mega 360 next.

^^^^^^^^
I've been saying this for a year or two. Trolling motors for 4K will be flying off the shelf!

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#12822260 - 07/09/18 09:26 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Would it not be universal like US2? With a different adapter for each brand?
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#12822264 - 07/09/18 09:28 PM Re: Minnkota Built-in Mega Down Imaging [Re: BThomas]
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Looks just as bulky as an external mounted megi di transducer......

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