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Lowrance HDS-5 Fishfinder / Chartplotter

Discontinued. Replaced by the Lowrance HDS 5 Gen 2 >>

Presenting big color definition and multifunction performance in a popular boatspace-saving design. Viewing performance is exceptionally enhanced with its exclusive, high-resolution 5”/12.7 cm 256-color SolarMAX PLUS daylight display with adjustable screen and keypad backlighting.

Of course, Broadband highdefinition sounder and ultra-precision 16-channel GPS+WAAS (GPS+EGNOS+MSAS for non-Americas) antenna are inside.

For the Americas, you also get a choice of incredible, built-in Lowrance Insight cartography with your model selection: Lake Insight for U.S. inland and Great Lakes; and Nautic Insight coverage for detailed U.S. coastal waters coverage. For areas other than the Americas, the HDS-5 will come preloaded with the Navionics World Background map. The HDS-5 also uses all Navionics chartcards – Navionics Silver, Platinum+, Platinum, Platinum HotMaps – with one high-speed SD card slots. Like all HDS models, it’s ready to build your complete stand-alone or networked onboard system.

Lowrance HDS-5 Specifications:

Display Size 5 in \ 127 mm
Display Resolution 480 x 480 (H x W)
Display Type 16-bit color Super VGA SolarMAX PLUS TFT
Backlighting Screen/Keypad
Backlighting Type Flourescent (CCFL) backlit screen, LED keypad backlight
Resize Display Window Yes
Sonar And GPS Overlay Data Yes
Split Screen Presentation Yes
Multilanguage Display Yes
Languages Supported 23
Sonar Frequency 50/200 or 83/200 kHz
Transducer Type Choice of dual frequency Skimmer
Sonar Output Power Max 250W Peak to Peak (31WRMS) actual; 30,000W Peak to Peak analog equivalent W
Sonar Depth Max 5000 ft \ 1524 m
Standard Fishfinder Features: COLORLINE/GRAYLINE, ASP, FishSymbol I.D., FishTrack, and more Yes
FlashGraf Yes
FasTrack Yes
Ping Speed HyperScroll Yes
Depth Alarm Yes
Shallow Alarm Yes
Sonar Alarms: Fish, Max and Min Depth Yes
Temperature Display Yes
Speed & Distance Log Yes in 50/200 kHz pack; optional in 200 kHz pack
GPS Antenna Type Internal, high-sensitivity GPS+WAAS (Americas) or GPS+EGNOS+MSAS (non-Americas)
GPS Receiver Channels 16 channels
Background Map Expanded U.S. BaseMap or Lake Insight or Nautic Insight (Americas) or Worldwide background map (non-Americas)
Custom Mapping Optional Navionics Platinum+ and Platinum chartcards with TurboView for worldwide coverage - as well as Navionics HotMaps Platinum, Lowrance Hot Spots PRO and LakeMaster ProMaps (Americas)
Waypoint Storage 5000
Routes 200
Plot Trails Up to 10 trails - up to 12,000 points/trail
Man Overboard Feature Yes
GPS Alarms Yes
Antenna Type Optional Lowrance radar choices available
NMEA 0183 Input Yes
NMEA 0183 Interface up to 38,400 baud
NMEA 2000 Pending Certification Yes
NMEA Output 0183/2000
Connectors NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183 and Ethernet
Built-in Backup Memory Yes
Casing Sealed and waterproof (IPX6 & IPX7 standard)
Width 7.2 in \ 184 mm
Height 5.7 in \ 146 mm
Depth 4 in \ 102 mm
Power Supply 10 - 18 vDC
Power Supply: Input Current 0.7A at 13VDC with backlight on, 0.4A with backlight off
Alarms Local and networked alarms available for included and optional components, including sonar, GPS/navigation, battery voltage, weather, engine/transmission, tank level, AIS and DSC
List of Specified Standards EMC: IC RSS-310; FCC Part 15 Class B; IEC60945
Memory Card Capable One SD/MMC/MMC+ memory card slot
Operating Temperature -15C to 55C (5F to 130F)
Other Features

Broadband Sounder technology, ethernet networking, optional SIRIUS Satellite Weather/Radio, and new 2-year limited warranty

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Lowrance HDS-5 Sonar Fishfinder




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HDS-5 Freshwater (with 83/200 kHz transducer & Enhanced U.S. basemap)
HDS-5 Freshwater (without transducer, with enhanced U.S. basemap)
HDS-5 Freshwater (without transducer, with Lake Insight maps)
HDS-5 Saltwater (saltwater unit, 50/200 kHz transducer, Nautic Insight maps)
HDS-5 Saltwater (saltwater unit, without transducer, Nautic Insight maps)

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