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New RT-9 Marcum is here!

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Hi Guys,

   I was just out on Marcum's page. It looks like the RT-9 is here. This thing looks awesome! I love the fact of mapping, sonar & a 9" screen together. I wonder how long the battery life is on this unit? You have an internal battery plus a 12 volt battery too.

 

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Slick looking unit but that price tag is no joke. 

Rt9 unit $1200 no transducer
Ice ducer $350
Ice pack $150
Camera module $550

Has some pretty nice technology but honestly isn't anything too new to fishing (maybe just ice fishing).  Don't get me wrong, i'm a diehard Marcum guy (LX7, LX5, and two cameras) but this technology has been out there for a while and Marcum was just the first one to mass market it towards ice fishing.  If I was to drop this kinda coin I would just rather get a Lawrance HDS unit and use it year round on hard and soft water.

I'll stick to my lx7 (possibly upgrade it to lx9) and use the $10 navionics app on my phone. 

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4 hours ago, Lip_Ripper Guy said:

Sweet baby Jesus.  I'd quit ice fishing before I spent over $2k on a flasher/camera/GPS.

Agreed! :crazy:

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MarCum RT-9 Android Tablet w/ GPS

 
Brand New Includes One Year Warranty
 
Returnable: 30 Day Guarantee i
Product # RT-9
  • 9" Ruggedized Android Tablet
  • Touchscreen Tablet
  • Full GPS Capability
  • Navionics Map Chip Compatible
  • Built-In DVR
  • Accepts Both Sonar & Underwater Camera Modules
Availability: ✓ In Stock

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$1,379.99
 
I guess these just wouldn't work anymore? :lol:
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