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Lowrance Side Scan Transducer Mounting
|Author||Topic: Lowrance Side Scan Transducer Mounting|
posted 09-18-2010 06:18 AM ET (US)
A couple of shots of transducers: HDS normal skimmer and the LSS-1 structure scan:
They need to be roughly no more than 1-foot apart to get down scan
posted 03-31-2011 06:13 AM ET (US)
Steve, you state "[The transducers] need to be roughly no more than 1-foot apart to get down scan." Why is that?
Can I place a tranducer on the starboard side of the engine? If not, how far away from each other do they have to be?
posted 03-31-2011 09:04 PM ET (US)
Stan--That's Lowrance specification. I guess it's so that the software can do the overlapping of the signals. Any further than 1-foot I presume would increase inaccuracies. Anywhere on the transom is okay providing you get a good signal from both transducers and the spacing between them is about 1-foot. Mine are [mounted on the] port side simply as I followed the original Boston Whaler wiring. Regards
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