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Transducer and buying a new unit questions! Need some help please #10638126 02/22/15 11:46 PM
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I've decided to go with the Lowrance Elite 7 chirp. Been doing a ton of reading, research, and decided it's worth the extra 100 dollars for the chirp over the dsi. I have seen where there is an option for the 83/200, instead of the 83/200 455/800. What is the difference in only having the 83/200. Having trouble finding it, but it's 100 dollars less. I'm wondering if not having the 455/800 eliminates the dsi?

Re: Transducer and buying a new unit questions! Need some help please [Re: Tommy G] #10638321 02/23/15 12:48 AM
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That's correct. 455/800khz are imaging frequencies, so if you don't have them you won't have down imaging.

Re: Transducer and buying a new unit questions! Need some help please [Re: Tommy G] #10638490 02/23/15 01:34 AM
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Correct. The Elite 7 with 83/200 will do 2d sonar and gps, it will not do down imaging. The Elite 7 with 83/200 and 455/800 does 2d sonar, gps and down imaging.

Re: Transducer and buying a new unit questions! Need some help please [Re: Tommy G] #10638700 02/23/15 02:33 AM
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thanks fot info,i'm getting a 5x.

Re: Transducer and buying a new unit questions! Need some help please [Re: Tommy G] #10640091 02/23/15 05:53 PM
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In Lowrance's product line an 'X' in the model number indicates no GPS-Mapping in the unit.


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