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Old 08-29-2014, 10:43 AM
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purchasing a 7212 with a B60 transducer, what aim i gaining with the gsd-24 over the gsd-22? thanks for info.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:17 AM
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The main reason I'd go with the GSD 24 is future-proofing. Most of Garmin's 6-pin sonar stuff is being phased out in favor of the blue 8-pin connectors. The GSD 22 is 6-pin, the GSD 24 is 8-pin.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:38 AM
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Easy decision, GSD22 is a lousy fishfinder, GSD24 is a good fixed frequency fishfinder.
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Old 08-29-2014, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ks View Post
purchasing a 7212 with a B60 transducer, what aim i gaining with the gsd-24 over the gsd-22? thanks for info.
The GSD 24 is an excellent digital sonar... the GSD- 22 only if it is free ..and they throw in a years supply of beer.

What you gain is greater bottom detail....faster tracking and most of all ..far better target detection capability.

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Old 08-29-2014, 04:15 PM
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Thanks for the input what do you thing about the b60 transducer?
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by ks View Post
Thanks for the input what do you thing about the b60 transducer?
Single element , 600 watts.
Mostly effective for targets (Fish) under 300'...can read bottom deeper.
Very reliable and in wide use.

So it depends on your fishing paramaters...if one is fishing deeper.. the GSD 24 can also use a multi element 1 kw dcuer.

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Old 08-29-2014, 05:39 PM
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Thanks for the input what do you thing about the b60 transducer?
Entry level... bottom of the bucket ducer.
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