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Garmin 7610 & 52HW & B60

Old 05-30-2016, 08:13 PM
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The manual was not very clear to me.

What do you typically run the 2D and Scan frequencies set to and why? I have chirp, dual freq and single frequency 2D options and 400 and 800 on scan.

I assume depth and what you are looking for should guide which to use when?
Old 05-31-2016, 06:33 AM
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Thats something ypu will need to play with. It all depends on how and where and what you fish for and your personal preferences.

In general, chirp does a better job than a single frequency in all modes - most of the time.

For 2D, higher frequencies usually have a narrower cone so they cover less bottom and also have less range. But you get a little better target separation. Chirp is usually the nest option unless you have a specific reason to go with a single freq.

For sideview and downview, higher frequencies again give more detail and less range. I also almost always prefer chirp to a fixed frequency.

Other settings like gain, contrast etc you will need to play with but - for the most part Garmins default settings work great - most of the time.

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