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Walleyehooker

Helix 5 on Snowmobile?

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20 hours ago, Walleyehooker said:

Ordered a Helix 5. Was in the Cs ad for 349 and comes with a free map chip 199 value. Also bird has a 25 mail in rebate on these. Going to use it on the bow of my boat and the GPS on the snowmobile

the one that is on sale  with the navionic chip does that come with DI and SI or just DI?

The model I found online is Humminbird® Helix 5 DI Sonar/GPS Combo but in the description it mentions Side Imaging and Down Imagine? 

" DualBeam PLUS transducer included. 455kHz/85° frequency/coverage for Down Imaging and Side iImaging®. 200kHz/20° or 83kHz/60° frequency/coverage for DualBeam PLUS with SwitchFire. IPX5 waterproof rating. Included Navionics+ mapping supplies 1-ft. contours of more than 18,000 lakes in the U.S. and Canada "

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sorry I didnt mean to hi jack but I contacted Cabellas and the SI is not included, I figured it was a mis print but if I could have got the SI model plus the chip for $350 I would have pulled the trigger

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Yes its just the one with DI. I wont get much use out of the DI which probably wont work that well on the trolling motor anyway and not sure the SI would work any better. Just wanted a cheaper locator with GPS to use on the bow and small enough to work on the snowmobile. With the free chip and rebate its a pretty good deal.

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Got my Helix 5 mounted on the sled. Worked out pretty well and didn't have to drill any holes in the new sled. And it sits high enough so I can still see the gauges. Attached part of the Ram mount to the handle bar riser.

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On 09/13/2016 at 2:53 PM, Walleyehooker said:

DI which probably wont work that well on the trolling motor anyway and not sure the SI would work any better.

Late to the party, but it'll work just fine.  It's actually a pretty sweet feature once you figure it out.

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