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Old 12-02-2017, 09:39 AM
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BIL gonna get Garmin from his daughter, sent me a link on a GPS map 722 and GXM 53,
aside the two subscriptions (wx and Music) is there any other hardware needed?
Don't think the 722 supports sonar, is there a similar unit that does? You know he will want to add it later.....
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Old 12-02-2017, 09:51 AM
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No other hardware needed. The 53 is the receiver and antenna.
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:45 AM
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Great, thanks, any idea which is the next up model that supports a transducer?
He'd prob get a transom mount, 24 ft original Willard Albury, rides like a tank across the Exuma sound.
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It is my understanding the 722 is non sonar and the 722xs has sonar.
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Originally Posted by halfwaythere View Post
It is my understanding the 722 is non sonar and the 722xs has sonar.
This is correct. You can use a Smart Transducer though and get a depth number. Its a viable option if you don't fish.
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I'm not up on the new series/model #'s, still running 4212's,
so the 722sx won't show the bottom pic?
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Originally Posted by Capt Odyssea View Post
I'm not up on the new series/model #'s, still running 4212's,
so the 722sx won't show the bottom pic?
722xs has a built in fishfinding sounder. 722 does not.
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