A chartplotter fishfinder combination unit offers powerboaters, sailors, and fisherman a number of advantages over purchasing a separate chartplotter and sounder to meet their marine electronics needs. First off, youll save a bundle of cash when going with a combo because youll only be paying for one display screen, one
The Lowrance HDS-8 is a multifunction display that serves as both a marine chartplotter and Broadband Sounder ™. It also contains an internal GPS sensor. The unit came preloaded with Lowrance Nautic Insight ™ U.S. Coastal cartography. The HDS-8 package includes the display unit, mounting bracket, dual-frequency transom-mount transducer, operations
You will find a number of Standard Horizon GPS chartplotters and combination chartplotter fishfinders, as well as chartplotter VHF radio combos on the marine electronics market today. As a builder of a variety of marine gear Standard Horizon is the one maker that has combined a VHF radio with a
The Standard Horizon CPF300i combines a moderately large high-resolution display screen with an integral 50-channel WAAS GPS receiver and a 600-watt sonar to make a highly capable piece of marine electronics gear. This Standard Horizon combo will interface with an optional external GPS sensor if your installation requires something other
The Standard Horizon CPF180i integrates chartplotting capabilities with an internal 50-channel WAAS GPS receiver and a 600-watt fishfinder. This Standard Horizon GPS combo can use an optional external GPS sensor. On an installation where overhead structure might limit GPS signal reception adding an external antenna would be the appropriate choice.
The Simrad CX33 E holds up to the Simrad tradition for excellence and robustness with its aluminum frame and polycarbonate housing. We’ve always been impressed with a Simrad chartplotter and this one is no exception. Our test unit measures 10 inches wide, almost 6 inches high, with a depth of
Raymarine A-Series chartplotters and chartplotter fishfinder combos are available in a number of combinations covering two model generations. The A60 and A65 were the first pair of chartplotter fishfinders introduced in the A-Series lineup. Both were some of the first units packaged to sell with cartography onboard. These highly regarded
The Raymarine A70D has the largest screen of the triad of new release A-series chartplotter fishfinder combo units. Like the other fishfinder versions of the new release Raymarine A-series units, the A70D ships with a 500-watt internal sounder and an internal GPS receiver. Our test unit also came with preloaded
The Raymarine A60 system pack ships with the display unit, DSM25 black box sounder, RS12 GPS sensor, and a Navionics Silver All-in-One map card. The display measures 9.6 inches wide, just under 7 inches high, and 3.4 inches deep. We mounted the display head on the supplied metal bracket. Connections
We received the Raymarine A65 in a System Pack. It included the A65 display unit, GPS unit, DSM25 black box sounder, a Navionics Silver US All-In-One Marine chart card, and a dual-frequency transducer. The display unit measures 9.5 inches wide, just under 7 inches high, and about 3.5 inches deep.
The Raymarine A57D is the mid-size unit of three new A-series chartplotter fishfinder combo units recently released by UK-based marine electronics maker Raymarine. Our A57D test unit shipped with an internal sounder, internal GPS receiver, and preloaded cartography covering U.S. coastal waters, both mainland coasts, and the Great Lakes. This