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Humminbird Helix Transducer #13473141 03/16/20 12:34 AM
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I have the Helix Gen 3 Mega SI - I wonder what other Hunminbird unit I could use with that same transducer/wiring? I was thinking of moving that unit up front and getting a bigger one for the console - possibly the 9 or 10 and I looked at the Solix but didn’t know what all was compatible.

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Which Helix Gen3 MEGA SI unit do you have?


Helix 12 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, 1198c SI, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2,
Helix 7 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G3, Helix 10 MEGA DI+ GPS G3N, SOLIX 12 SI, 360, MEGA 360, RC-1
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That I’m not sure of. On the bottom, it says Helix 7 MSI GPS G3N

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Well it is one of the two versions of the third generation Helix 7 MEGA SI----the other one is Helix 7 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G3 that is not networkable.
Plus you don't want that transom transducer on the trolling motor, there is a trolling motor puck version for that application---XTM 9 HW MSI 150 T

The 8, 9, 10, and 12 units are MEGA SI+ and their standard transducer is the XM 9 HW MSI T and is about twice as long as the one that comes with the two Helix 7's.


Helix 12 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, 1198c SI, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2,
Helix 7 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G3, Helix 10 MEGA DI+ GPS G3N, SOLIX 12 SI, 360, MEGA 360, RC-1
Re: Humminbird Helix Transducer [Re: CoryK] #13473244 03/16/20 01:50 AM
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Ok I’ve got some checking to do. I’m not sure if it’s networkable or not. I was going to put it up front. I have the Terova up front with the built in transducer. Then I was hoping to use the same wiring in place for the console.

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The N in G3N means Networkable.

You can use the same power cord, but may have to change the fuse depending on how big of a unit you add.

Last edited by Wayne P.; 03/16/20 01:57 AM.

Helix 12 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, 1198c SI, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2,
Helix 7 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G3, Helix 10 MEGA DI+ GPS G3N, SOLIX 12 SI, 360, MEGA 360, RC-1
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