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Old 05-27-2017, 04:56 PM
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Cant seem to get transducer to read while on a plane. works fine 0-9 knots is for Simrad go 7 xse any help appreciated.
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Its sensitive to the depth below the water line on plane and the angle.
When you are on plane check to see how much of the face of the transducer is actually in the water. Probably need at least half of it below the plane of the bottom. The angle should be as close to level as possible when on plane. If its tilted too far up or down it can cause reading issues and spray.
Make sure its level and lower it some. You want just enough depth on it to get a consistent read. Too far below the plane of the boat it will read but cause increased turbulence, drag and spray. Every boat is different so the proper height is a bit of trial and error. It should read fine at full speed. I have about 1/2 of the face of the transducer below the bottom of the boat.
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About ~~1/3 below hull plane works on my 20* deadrise T/I/B hull for both TotalScan and SS3D T/D's. Maybe a scosh more, but too low and again it will not work at all at planing speed.

Can you post a pick of your mounted TotalScan?
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I will post pics, thanks for advice will try and let you know

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