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New Eagle fishfinder- has the wrong transducer with it?

Old 04-19-2008, 07:50 PM
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Default New Eagle fishfinder- has the wrong transducer with it?

Just bought an Eagle Sea Finder 480df and went to install it, and found that the transducer cable doesn't plug into the head unit.

Did some research, the unit came with this HST-DFSBL transducer:



Heres what it should have come with, the HST-50/200-WSU:



As you can see, the connectors are very different. On top of that, I drilled a 1" hole through my transom to fit that darn plug through, when all I needed was a 5/8" for the correct cable connector.

Whats up with that? It was a sealed box. Anyone else ever have this issue?
Old 04-21-2008, 11:14 AM
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Default Re: New Eagle fishfinder- has the wrong transducer with it?

The boxes are packed by people. It looks like somebody made a mistake. Return it.

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Old 04-27-2008, 07:04 PM
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Default Re: New Eagle fishfinder- has the wrong transducer with it?

Return it I did. I called boaters world to see if they had another in stock, they were extremely rude to me and told me to call back in 15 minutes when they actually opened. I took it all back and brought my business to west marine where they took REALLY good care of me. It was my first purchase at west in years, and they have their stuff together now.
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Default Re: New Eagle fishfinder- has the wrong transducer with it?

It's more than likely the same transducer except it has the Lowrance blue connector. They are both dual freq. skimmer transducers (indicated by the numbers). Eagle is a slightly lower priced unit made by Lowrance. Someone packaged the wrong transducer.

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