Advanced Hybrid Dual Imaging Technology Built Into a Single HDI Transducer
The Lowrance Elite-5 HDI is the all-new, reasonably priced fishfinder/chartplotter that provides the user with outstanding navigational and sonar features. Lowrance’s new sonar technology, HDI (Hybrid Dual Imaging), takes Broadband technology found in traditional sonar units and combines it with DownScan imaging to provide you with a detailed picture of bottom structure, fish and bait.
Packed with features, the Elite-5 HDI boasts a brilliant, high resolution, 5” color display for easy viewing in all types of conditions and a highly accurate GPS receiver so you always know where you are going.The Elite-5 HDI also comes with a built-in basemap featuring more than 3,000 lakes, rivers and coastal contours up to 1,000 feet. With the new Insight Genesis feature you can even upload recorded sonar logs to Lowrance’s online map creation service to make your own high resolution custom maps. Additional chart upgrades may be added with a micro SD card including Lake Insight, Nautic Insight, HD and PRO cartography, Navionics Gold, HotMaps Premium, Fishing Hotspots PRO and Jeppesen C-Map Max N-Wide charts. With Sonar TracBack you will save time and money. This valuable feature allows you to scroll back through the sonar log to view past data, easily find a rock or structure you missed, and save it as a waypoint so you don’t have to circle back or retrace your path.
Optional C-Map Max-N
MAX-N Wide provides C-MAP features such as anchorages, harbor and approach chart detail, depth contours, aids to navigation, restricted areas, rocks, spots soundings, wrecks and other obstructions, detailed marina charts and coverage of inland rivers and lakes. MAX-N Wides provide expansive coverage based on Jeppesen’s popular C-MAP MAX Wide charts. Click Here for Coverage.
Choose from as many as eight page layouts with the Multi-Window Display, including up to three panels in split-screen mode to simultaneously view chart, Broadband Sounder and DownScan Imaging, all on one screen. Using the all-new Page Selector, you can quickly and easily access all these great features with one-thumb operation. In addition, the Advanced Signal Processing feature greatly reduces the need to manually adjust settings, allowing you to automatically view fish and bottom structure and very high detail.
Lowrance’s Elite-5 HDI series units are NMEA 0183 compatible which means they can easily interface with other NMEA 0183 electronics and share numerical data. When connected to another Elite 5 or HDS unit via NMEA 0183 you can share waypoints between them. Internal memory allows you to save up to 3,000 waypoints and 100 routes with 100 points per route and 100 plot trails. For the ultimate sonar and chartplotter combination, the Elite-5 HDI will suite any fisherman’s needs.