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What flasher(s) play well with a Marcum LX7?

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Pretty simple question, hoping some of you that are more experienced with flashers can give some advice.

I already own an LX7 (love it, btw) but I've managed to get more of my friends into ice fishing the past couple years and I'm tired of being the nice guy and letting them use my flasher, thus going flasherless myself smile

If you owned an LX7, what brand/model would you be looking to buy to fish them side by side? Doesn't need to be a super fancy model or anything either, but I've experienced interference from other nearby flashers before and I want to avoid that at all costs.

Thanks!

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From what I understand Humminbird runs on a different frequency than vex and Marcum. I have an ICE-55 and a LX-5. I use both of them in my flip over all of the time. Not even a little bit of interference on either of them when they are running side by side. I have a buddy that turns his is ICE-35 on next to my ICE-55 and I can never clear it up perfectly. There's always a flash constantly going clockwise around the screen. It drives me crazy, but it doesn't bother him. I bought the LX-5 just so we can fish next to each other and I have a different option depending on what my fishing partner is running.

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I suggest getting a vexilar and run the risk of a bit of interference now and again. It is a better tool for marking fish immediately under the ice.

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When setup correctly ( which is easy to do ) any Marcum or Showdown will run just fine next to a LX7, Humminbird ( flashers ) will to since they use different frequencies.

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I suggest getting a vexilar and run the risk of a bit of interference now and again. It is a better tool for marking fish immediately under the ice.

Uhhhh NO.

All have some type of noise/signal rejection built in, but Humminbird uses a different frequency so it isn't an issue at all. I have an HB and fish next to Marcum's, Vex's, and even a Lowrance Ice Machine all the time w/out any issues.

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+1 on the humminbird with it running on different frequency. I have an ice-45 and the rest of my friends have vexilars and i never have issues with interference.

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Thanks for the responses guys. I never knew Hbirds were on a totally different frequency. I've never used one before, but I've always wanted to try one of those anyhow. So maybe I'll just go that route!

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I use a FL-18 and fish with a friend who was the LX-7, and it takes a little bit of messing around to get rid of the interference. Once you have both of them zeroed in though, its really not a big problem.

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