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I have lowrance 337 c gps combo, I have a lund baron i/o aluminun boat. When the boat is running i get alot of interference on the screen. I tried running the power cord for the graph direct to the starting battery, still get interference. IT would be nice to be able to use the unit under power searching for structure and fish, instead of using the trolling motor.

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You can use a thru-hull transducer but a transom mount transducer will always interference with all of that water and alot of air bubbles moving under it at high speeds.

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