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Old 02-24-2015, 02:45 PM
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Default New HDS Gen2 Touch and HDS Gen3 software updates

New software versions available for download at the Lowrance website.

http://www.lowrance.com/en-US/Software-Updates/

There is also a new SonarHub version available.

HDS Gen2 Touch Version 4.0 updated features:
  • Wireless connectivity via the WIFI-1 wireless module
  • Connection to the GoFree Shop on the HDS
  • Purchase and download mapping directly to the HDS
  • Upload and download Insight Genesis mapping data without needing to use a computer
  • Software update notification
  • Download and run software updates directly on the HDS unit when connected to a wireless hotspot
  • User Interface (UI) Sync with HDS Gen3
  • Syncs the Gen2 Touch UI with the Gen3 UI to take full advantage of the improvements that are included in Gen3
  • See Release notes and video link below for more information.
  • Software update improvements


HDS Gen3 Version 1.5 updated features:
  • Wireless connectivity via the internal wireless or via the WIFI-1 wireless module
  • Connection to the GoFree Shop on the HDS
  • Purchase and download mapping directly to the HDS
  • Upload and download Insight Genesis mapping data without needing to use a computer
  • Software update notification
  • Download and run software updates directly on the HDS unit when connected to a wireless hotspot
  • Software update improvements

Sonarhub version 2.0
  • Simultaneous CHIRP+DownScan support.
  • Requires the HDI 83/200 455/800 or HDI 50/200 455/800 Skimmer Transducer.
  • Medium CHIRP improvements.
  • General improvements to the performance and functionality of the SonarHub software.
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Does this mean the hds 12m gen 2 touch with sonar hub can do what the hds gen 3 can do?
Old 02-24-2015, 10:43 PM
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Yes, except for pinch to zoom, faster chart loading and built-in WiFi the differences should be minimal.
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I am waiting for delivery of my 12m, sonar hub and 3g radar, hoping I made a good choice...
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Thank you for the information!!
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The 12m bundle is a great package! Abbor, any chance of Chirp and Sideview?
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CHIRP and SideScan will not be supported for SonarHub only. HDS Touch + SonarHub is needed for this.

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