Combination GPS/Fishfinder with CHIRP Sonar and ClearVu
The Garmin 942xs GPS/Fishfinder combo offers unsurpassed sonar and mapping capabilities. A 9” color, touchscreen display provides the end user with built in, detailed BlueChart g2 HD mapping for coastal US, Canada, and the Bahamas, along with US LakeVu HD mapping for over 17,000+ inland lakes and rivers. This unit is versatile and ready to take on any adventure out on the water.
Full networking capabilities for add-ons and sharing information, the GPSMAP 942 xs works with items such as radar, cameras and Panoptix sonar making this unit a powerhouse of information right at your fingertips. Not only is this GPSMAP 942xs Garmin network compatible, but it is also fully NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 ready. Share numerical data over your NMEA network with an autopilot, engine data, VHF radios and more directly to your 942xs GPSMAP display.
Built-in WiFi and ANT connectivity usage, the 942xs combo unit can connect effortlessly with your compatible smartphone or tablet running Garmin’s Bluechart Mobile or Helm app. The Garmin Helm app will allow the mariner to view and control the chartplotter from your phone or tablet, and working along the the Bluechart Mobile app, you are then able to obtain weather information and plan routes accordingly and send them to your iPhone or iPad making use of this unit possible virtually anywhere on the boat.
This combination unit fully supports Garmin Chirp Sonar & Chirp ClearVu sonar scanning options when paired with a compatible transducer. Providing photo like images will help a serious fisherman pinpoint bait balls and fish of all sizes along with assisting seeing bottom contours and drop offs. The addition of the Panoptix forward scanning sonar (sold separately) will assist you in avoiding collisions that may lie ahead giving you extra safety reassurance while on the water. For the ultimate navigational and sonar system on your vessel, the Garmin GPSMAP 942xs GPS/Fishfinder is the perfect option.