Lowrance® HDS - 8 Gen 2 Fishfinder / GPS Chartplotter with Insight USA™ Maps & 83 / 200 kHz Transducer

Item # WX2-221174

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Expected availability: 8/4/2014

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The next generation of fishfinding excellence! Lowrance® HDS - 8 Gen 2 Color Fishfinder / GPS Chartplotters deliver GPS mapping, sonar and MORE in an updated package and space - saving design!

With its amazing clarity, fishfinding sonar and GPS precision, the original HDS-8 took the water by storm. Now, it's back and better than ever! Introducing the HDS-8 Gen 2... it's everything you loved about the original, but with faster charting, panning and zooming, and a new streamlined interface that's easier than ever to use! Of course, the BIG, high-resolution SolarMAX™ Plus 8.4" color display, a sonar-enhancing broadband sounder, and 16-channel GPS are here, same as the original.

Brilliant display:

  • Big 600 x 800 16-bit color Super VGA SolarMAX PLUS TFT display for surprisingly crisp, clear views all hours of the day, even in bright sunlight and wide angles
  • Lightning-fast chart updates, panning and zooming, plus faster start-up and menu operation... much faster than the original HDS-10
  • Simple-to-follow menu operation and graphic interface make the HDS® Gen 2 easier than ever to master
  • Super-bright, sunlight-viewable displays with LED backlighting
  • Split-screen presentation capable
  • Provides GPS and sonar overlay data
  • Multi-language presentation.

Sonar:

  • Max. depth: 5,000 ft.
  • HyperScroll™ feature locates and displays fish targets at higher boat speeds with increased soundings per second
  • FasTrack™ feature displays flasher-style sonar returns in a narrow vertical column. Especially useful for ice fishing or fishing at anchor
  • FlashGraf™ feature combines a scrolling sonar target graph with a digital LCD flasher... two of the most popular ways of finding fish all in one screen
  • Depth alarm, shallow alarm, and temperature display functions.

GPS Navigation:

  • Internal, high-sensitivity 16-channel GPS+WAAS antenna
  • Stores up to 5,000 waypoints, 200 routes and up to 10 trails
  • Man overboard feature and GPS alarm function
  • Compatible with Lowrance Lake Insight™ HD, Lake Insight PRO, Nautic Insight™ HD, Nautic Insight PRO, Navionics Platinum+ and Platinum chartcards with Turboview™ for worldwide coverage - as well as Navionics HotMaps Platinum, Fishing Hot Spots® PRO and legacy LakeMaster® Promaps (not included).

More:

  • Sealed and waterproof, ready for saltwater use
  • Built-in backup memory
  • Max 250W peak-to-peak (32W RMS) actual 30,000W peak-to-peak analog equivalent
  • Uses 10-17V DC power source
  • Measures 10 1/2 x 8 x 3 3/4" d.

  • Fishfinder Sonar: Yes
  • GPS: Yes
  • Chartplotter: Yes
  • Screen Size: 8.4"
  • U.S. Base Maps: No
  • Insight USA Maps: Yes
  • Coastal/Great Lakes Transducer: No
  • Inland Transducer: Yes
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