In-hull transducer

Discussion in 'Marine Electrical / Electronics' started by Silverfish, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Silverfish

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    I'm looking for an inexpensive in hull transducer to hook up to a simrad nss12 Evo 3. I currently have a b175m thru hull but it doesn't work good in shallow water. I need something that will work in 4-40 foot of water.

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    Cheapest 'in-hull' transducer would be a P79 50/200kHz, but the B175M should still be performing well in shallow waters. What is it you're not getting.. are you looking for a wider beam?
     
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    Only when I use the fishfinder/ transducer in shallow water it freezes and has alot of clutter on the screen. But once I am in deeper water it works perfectly fine. I can post a photo of the fish finder screen later today
     
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    In the echo settings do you have the B175M selected at the transducer type? You'll get a lot more backscatter in shallower waters with that higher output power, try backing off the gain to eliminate the surface clutter at least and make sure the transducer is configured right.
     
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    I'm going to try and change the settings tonight
    thank you
     

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