What Are Some Features of a Humminbird Fish Finder?


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Most Humminbird fish finders feature color displays, side imaging, chart-plotting capacity and sonar. Humminbird ONIX series fish finders feature automatic chart plotting with Humminbird Tri-Fuel cartography, DualBeam PLUS sonar, SmartStrike and i-Pilot Link. The HELIX series fish finders feature a more compact format.

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ONIX series fish finders feature AutoChart Live, which produces up-to-the-minute, high-definition maps with full Humminbird LakeMaster functionality. Side imaging and 360-degree imaging allow anglers to overlay maps to customize a view. SmartStrike technology highlights areas of high-definition maps that are potential fish locations based on season, time of day, weather and fish species. The i-Pilot Link integrated Global Position Satellite trolling system allows the fish finder to communicate with the trolling motor for automatic boat control, and anglers can store and revisit productive spots by using the fish finder or with a wireless remote control.

Humminbird HELIX 5 series fish finders offer 5-inch, wide-screen color displays, side imaging, down imaging and SwitchFire Sonar, revealing lake bottoms. Down imaging sonar creates high-definition images with high-frequency sound, and most models include GPS mapping. HELIX 7 series fish finders feature 7-inch color displays that produce an ultra-wide 16:9 ratio so that anglers can view two screens side-by-side. The HELIX 7 series also features a built-in, quick-release gimbal mount for easy angle adjustments. Humminbird fish finders are manufactured by Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.

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