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Echomap 50s will not recognize legacy transducer (GSD-20). 6 pin to 8 pin adapter has been installed. Message "transducer disconnected. Sonar turned off".

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: could you please let me know witch transducer to

Here are your options:

In-hull Mount Transducer (200/50 kHz, 12/45 deg)
010-10327-00

Thru-hull Mount Transducer with Depth and Temperature
010-10194-01

Bronze, Thru-hull Mount Transducer with Depth and Temperature
010-10182-01

Transom Mount with Depth, Temperature and Speed
010-10192-01

Transom Mount with Depth and Temperature (200/50 kHz, 10/40 deg)
010-10272-00

Thru-hull Mount Transducer with Depth (200 kHz, 12 deg)
010-10107-00

It all depends on the type of boat and how you are going to be using the fishfinder. Here is my email: kevin@sun-me.net if you want to discuss your uses further and if you want to purchase a transducer.






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SOURCE: Sonar is working erratically. Loses

I have a very similar problem. Unfortunately my boating season is over until next May. I found I was at software rev 2.30 and should be at 3.40 Some of the software updates were to resolve sounder problems.

Posted on Oct 20, 2011

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If I were in your shoes I would be looking a full change to either the brand leaders, Raymarine or Humminbird. I have had Humminbird since 2007 with a 798SI and since 2014 with a 998SI HD. 100% reliable for GPS and depth. Boat used twice a week May to October. The 998 has features to set a chart course and I do that when coming from Toronto to Port Credit. Humminbird also do full chart plotters, but in Georgian Bay, I wouldn't have thought necessary unless you use an auto-pilot. Uses Blue Chart maps.

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