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Lowrance HDS 10 help/advice

Old 08-29-2014, 08:00 AM
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I recently purchased a 20 ft aluminum boat with outdated electronics. The lowrance hds 10 seems like a good unit for my price point. I found a deal on the hds 10 with lss2 83/200 structure scan package. I do a lot of saltwater fishing in the 75-300 ft range, but occasionally will fish down 500 ft. I will also use this boat to fish freshwater lakes. My question is: If I buy this package can I then add a p66 50/200 transducer and toggle between the two? Is this a pain in the arse to try to set up correctly?

Thanks in advance for any light you can shed on this subject,

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Old 08-29-2014, 08:06 AM
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You can get an SB-9BL Switch box which allows 2 transducers to be hooked to 1 unit and it will allow you to alternate between one or the other transducer. So yes, you absolutely can do that.

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Old 08-29-2014, 08:21 AM
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Thanks Keith. Will these two transducers interfere with each other? I assume the mounting configuration will have something to do with preventing interference, but this will be my first transducer install and I want to make sure I do it correctly.
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Only the 200kHz if you run them at the same time will interfere, but if you run one on 50kHz and the other on 83kHz, you shouldn't have a problem.

The way that the switch works is it completely switches power from 1 transducer to another basically turning one into a paperweight while the other is in use. So it will prevent interference from happening.


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