Winner of ICAST 2010 New Product Showcase for Best Electronics, the standalone Lowrance Elite-5 DSI Color GPS Combo Fishfinder / Chartplotter with 455/800 kHz dual frequency transom mount transducer features the exclusive and revolutionary DownScan Imaging by Lowrance. With this fish finder + depth sounder + GPS chartplotter combo you get to enjoy unique new fishfinding imaging, precision marine GPS navigation (built-in GPS antenna, detailed basemap U.S. inland waters and coasts, multiple map / chart card options), and brilliant 5 in./12.7 cm color viewing detail that's incredibly affordable for this type of marine equipment.
The Lowrance Elite-5 DSI Color Fishfinder GPS Combo gives you 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 plus chartplotter 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 DSI 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 sonar and 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.
The Lowrance Elite-5 DSI GPS / fish finder combo features a new rugged, low-profile, dual-frequency Skimmer? DSI transom-mount transducer with built-in temperature sensor which runs at 455 kHz for wider and deeper coverage and operates at 800 kHz for more concentrated scans in shallower water for increased target separation. The built-in, high-sensitivity 16-channel GPS+WAAS antenna ensures out-of-the-box, plug-and-play marine GPS navigation, plus internal memory for up to 3,000 waypoints, 100 routes with 100 waypoints per route and 100 re-traceable plot trails with up to 10,000 points per trail. A waterproof microSD memory card slot supports multiple mapcard options, including LakeMaster?, Fishing Hot Spots? Pro USA, Navionics? Gold and HotMaps Premium charts.
The Trackback feature records your fish finder's sonar signal images, as well as letting you view the images produced by the fishfinder / chart plotter sonar in real time. To access the Trackback recordings and review your sonar flasher history in the Elite-5 DSI GPS / fish finder combo display, all you need to do is use the scroll wheel.
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.
The Lowrance Elite-5 DSI GPS fishfinder / chartplotter combo received the Best Electronics award in the ICAST New Products Showcase in 2010. 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. The winning Lowrance Elite-5 DSI GPS chartplotter fishfinder combo, as well as all fishfinders, depth sounders and fishfinder GPS combos in the Elite DSI series, combine the revolutionary and exclusive Lowrance DownScan Imaging sonar technology with a brilliant color display, smart automatic fishfinder modes and simple, intuitive operation.
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-5 DSI Color FishFinder:
Picture-Perfect Fishfinding with Exclusive Lowrance DSI Innovation Crystal-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-5 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 viewsSelectable 455/800 kHz Dual Frequency Fish Finder 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-5 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.Precision GPS Position Accuracy Superior navigation guidance, even when fishfinder chartplotter combo is mounted in-dash Internal, front-mounted, high-sensitivity 16-channel GPS antenna External antenna option availableMultiple Map / Chart Options The waterproof microSD media card slot of the the GPS combo fishfinder plus chartplotter accepts the most up-to-date mapcard options including Fishing Hot Spots? Pro USA and LakeMaster? in the U.S., and Navionics? Gold worldwide.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 DSI fish finder - depth sounder - chartplotter combo 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 nightFull Automatic or Manual The Elite-5 DSI GPS fishfinder combo unit is so advanced it's easy to use - automatic fine-tuning for the best sonar imaging picture possible after power-up Advanced User Mode for full manual control of settingsPick 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-5 DSI you can enjoy immediate scroll-back of your fishfinder imaging sonar history to pinpoint spots and review covered water 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 Elite-5 DSI Color FishFinder Quick Specs:
Accessories for the Elite-5 DSI Color FishFinder / Chartplotter:
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
LOWRANCE LGC-16W ELITE GPS ANTENNA SKU#: 38190
TRANSOM MOUNT TRANSDUCER
LOWRANCE TRANSOM MOUNT TRANSDUCER FOR DSI WITH TEMP SKU#: 41185 Watch a Video on DownScan Imaging Technology (DSI) by Lowrance
Lowrance Elite-5 DSI Color GPS Combo Fishfinder / Chartplotter with transom mount transducer SKU#: 39494