List Price $549.99Featuring revolutionary DownScan Imaging at an incredibly affordable price, the Lowrance Elite-5X DSI Color Fishfinder with 455/800 Transom Mount Transducer is a standalone fishfinder-only unit in the Elite DSI series by Lowrance. With this fish finder / depth finder, you get a technological imaging advantage to improve your success in finding fishing hot spots clearly, precisely and very affordably with spectacular color. Highly improved images on your fish finder display mean there is no interpretation needed to distinguish between thermoclines, fish, bottoms or structures.
The cutting edge Down-Scan Imaging technology, or DSI, is exclusive to Lowrance and is the pearl that significantly differentiates the Elite line of fishfinders from others. Crystal clear photo-like images of the underwater world are brought to view in 3-D living color by down-looking sonar imaging innovation. Thermoclines, vegetation, wrecks, ledges, pilings, and fish of all shapes and sizes are revealed with a clarity and level of detail that makes for easy identification. This piece of marine equipment provides great detail at speeds of up to 8 mph while the sounder allows bottom readings to be made at speeds of up to 40mph, so there's no need to be standing still to gather readings.
View the images produced by the fishfinder sonar in real time, then review them later using the Trackback feature. Trackback records all images to memory and you can simply use the scroll wheel to access them for closer analysis anytime.
Another hallmark feature of the Elite line is easy use and installation - a quick release latch allows simple and wire free removal of the monitor from the base attachment. The brand new mounting design is engineered for one handed tilt and swivel adjustments.
One of the marine sonar units in the Elite series, the Lowrance Elite-5 DSI GPS fishfinder / chartplotter combo, received the Best Electronics award in the ICAST New Products Showcase? In 2010. New Product Showcase entries are judged by industry buyers and media representatives based on innovation, execution, workmanship and practicality, and Lowrance has won the top marine-electronics innovation honors at ICAST for 4 years in a row. As in the case of the winning Lowrance Elite-5 DSI GPS chartplotter fishfinder combo, this fishfinder-only Elite-5x DSI model combines revolutionary and exclusive Lowrance DownScan Imaging sonar technology with a brilliant color display, smart automatic fishfinder modes and simple, intuitive operation ? all at a surprisingly affordable price.
According to the manufacturer, the Elite DSI series of fish locators, which includes fish finders / depth sounders and GPS chartplotter / fishfinder combos, was designed ""to provide detailed, easy-to-understand viewing of underwater detail for the cost-conscious fisherman.?
Key Features of the Lowrance Elite-5x DSI Color FishFinder:
Picture-Perfect Fishfinding with Exclusive Lowrance DSI InnovationCrystal-clear photo-like views of the underwater worlds below locate prime fishing spots underneath the boat - no need to try and interpret Thermoclines Exposed: clear view of the boundary layer between lower cooler water and upper warmer, oxygen-rich zone where fish hang Fish Truly Revealed: Elite-5x DSI imaging leaves nothing to the imagination, showing predator fish and baitfish schools clearly Bottoms Uncovered: easily distinguish between hard and soft bottoms, as well as fish and structure on/near the bottom Structure Disclosed: recognize all manner of structure at a glance, like bridge pilings, laydowns, ledges, drop-offs, vegetation, wrecks, with photo-like viewsDual Selectable 455/800 kHz Fish Finding Coverage 455 kHz sounding for wider and deeper sonar imaging coverage 800 kHz for enhanced viewing of targeted locationsMore Power, More Speed, More Depth Elite-5x DSI fishfinders transmit 4,000W peak-to-peak/500W RMS power with recently-tested depths* to 200 ft./61 m Impressive bottom readings at boat speeds up to 40 mph Optimum imaging speed of 8 mph and under.Advanced 455/800 kHz Skimmer DSI Imaging Transducer Slim new low-profile, high-speed, transom-mount Exclusive down-looking crystal Built-in temperature sensorViewing Brilliance The higher-resolution 5 in.(12.7 cm) screen with 480x480 pixel SolarMAX 256-color TFT detailed display of the Elite 5-x fishfinder / depth sounder deliver unmatched viewing brightness and crispness at wider angles and bright sunlight. An adjustable fluorescent cold-cathode backlit screen and keypad allows anglers to enjoy fishing in low light and at nightPick Your Favorite Color Fine tune the colors on your Elite 5-x fish finder display to suit personal preference, as well as water and light conditions Expanded sonar imaging color palette display choices offer optimum viewingTrackBack Your Sonar History With the Elite-5x DSI you can enjoy immediate scroll-back of your fishfinder imaging sonar history to review covered water and pinpoint spots so you save time and fuel trying to re-trace your path. Simply mark a waypoint at your cursor location with the press of a button.Easy to Use, Easy to Install Unique new keypad and quick-release bracket design Easy installation, plus one-hand viewing adjustment, operation at-speed, and removal/reinstall.Interface Simplicity and Beauty Simplified menu with text and icons for faster and easier selections Manual fine-tuning optionElite-5X DSI Color FishFinder Quick Specs:
Accessories for the Elite-5X DSI Color FishFinder:
LOWRANCE BRACKET FOR MARK-5 AND ELITE-5 MODELS QRB-5 SKU#: 38912
RAM MOUNT QUICK RELEASE MOUNT FOR LOWRANCE ELITE AND MARK SKU#: 44432
RAM MOUNT QUICK RELEASE MOUNT FOR LOWRANCE MARK AND ELITE 5 SKU#: 44433
RAM MOUNT QUICK RELEASE MOUNT FOR LOWRANCE MARK AND ELITE 5 SKU#: 44434
RAM MOUNT QUICK RELEASE MOUNT FOR LOWRANCE MARK AND ELITE 5 SKU#: 44435
LOWRANCE ELITE / MARK FLUSH MOUNT KIT 5"" FM-ME5 SKU#: 38911
RAM MOUNT HUMMINBIRD/LOWRANCE ELITE MOUNT UNITS UNDER 5 LBS SKU#: 36567
RAM MOUNT HUMMINBIRD/LOWRANCE ELITE MOUNT UNITS UNDER 10 LBS SKU#: 36568
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Lowrance Elite-5X DSI Color FishFinder with 455/800 Transom Mount Transducer SKU#: 39493