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#12824306 - 07/11/18 12:27 PM Helix 9 versus 10
kskoglund3233 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 10/25/15
Posts: 6
I am buying a new helix mega soon and am debating on the 9 inch versus 10. Money wise its 400 dollars difference. Is really worth the extra 400? What else do you get out of a 10 inch besides the extra inch?

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#12824399 - 07/11/18 01:48 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
aclaimsman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/26/03
Posts: 1557
Loc: Parker County, TX
The first thing is the resolution. Helix 10 is 1,024x600 vs the 9 at 800x480. The more pixels the better.

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#12824417 - 07/11/18 01:59 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
BSHAW27 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/02/16
Posts: 102
Loc: Allen, TX
On the older models (not MEGA) they had different transducers. I assume the megas all have the same but you might want to confirm. Besides that they use the exact same case so my Helix 9 is a very large unit for such a small screen but happy I saved the money.

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#12824443 - 07/11/18 02:19 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
Hookbender Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/17/10
Posts: 20
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx
I have Helix 10 mega units, really like the size and the resolution.

Thought it was good compromise between the 9 (didn't like the resolution) and the 12 (too much money) IMO.

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#12824563 - 07/11/18 03:34 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
721Phoenix Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/13/07
Posts: 2152
Loc: Downtown Tomball, Texas
I have 3 10's, as they say, go big or go home!

I think you would like the 10 better.
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#12824726 - 07/11/18 05:01 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
Capt Craig Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1619
Loc: Richland-Chambers
The 10 provides better images. Both are excellent units.
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#12824848 - 07/11/18 06:27 PM Re: Helix 9 versus 10 [Re: kskoglund3233]
Wayne P. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4100
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
The H10 has about 3,000 more pixels per square inch than the H9=more HD.

All three Helix MEGA SI models have the exact same standard transducer.

The ONLY difference is display size and resolution.
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