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Lowrance sonar X51 sonar fishfinder not working

I have a lowrance X51 sonar fishfinder and Im having problems with it not showing anything on the screen but it powers up. Can I get it fixed, if so where or would I be better off buying a new one.

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Where do you use your boat?

There are so many variables it's hard to fit it all here, but there are some excellent tutorials on the Lowrance website. The most important thing is to pick the right frequency, for the depth of the water. (200khz for less than 70', and 50 khz for greater depths). Depending on how serious you are about fishing, there are a lot of extras that you may never use. The key is to figure out which features will help you the most and forget about the rest.

You may also get some help at this link: FixYa Service Directory

It's common for SONAR to lose contact with the bottom at high speeds. The better the transducer installation, the faster you can go. Turbulence and bubbles will cause the SONAR to drop out. Lowrance's transducer installation guide explains it very clearly.

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How do i find water depth


Water depth should show automatically on your sonar page.
if it does not then either you have selected "stop sonar" under your sonar options or you have opted to turn off the depth displayou so the numbers don't show up.
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Somehow I have split the screen into two pictures of the same sonar reading. How do I get it back to only being shown on the one screen instead of being split into two.


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My fishfinder will not continue to read shallow depths as well as in shallow depths when drifting and occasionally running across the water. My unit is a lowrance 522c color gps/fishfinder.


Hello. Your observation is spot on and it is actually a characteristic that is always true when using sonar. Yes, your Lowrance uses the same sonar as a nuclear powered submarine does. The two factors you focus on, water depth and boat speed are perhaps, the two biggest factors when it comes to the quality of the fishfinder. The boat's engine should be in gear at an idle or just above. Experiment with your boat to find the best throttle location for good arches. Usually, a slow trolling speed works best. The depth of the fish can determine if the fish will arch on the screen. If the fish is in shallow water, the fish is not in the cone angle very long, making it difficult to show an arch. Typically, the deeper the fish, the easier it is to show an arch.
If you would like a complete tutorial on Lowrance sonar, go to this link. Enjoy. http://www.lowrance.com/Support/Tips-and-Tutorials/Sonar-Tutorial/

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How do you get the fish to show up on the screen on a lowrance X96 depth finder? We just got it and there is no manual with it.


Are you looking for the little fish symbols?
Press MENU, down arrow to SONAR FEATURES and press ENT. Arrow to FISH SYMBOLS and press ENT. Press EXIT twice. Any significant return in the water will now show up as a fish symbol.

Are you looking for the fish arches?
You won't get any arches unless the boat is moving and of course there are fish passing within the transducers signal. The shallower the water, the less area you are covering and less likely to get a fish return.

There is an OK guide to understanding what you see on the sonar screen at the link below. It if pretty technical but parts of it may help you out.

http://primus.lowrance.com/support/resultDisplay.do?gotoLink=5&docType=1000&contextId=351%3A5.47%2C11918.11930%2C22.47&clusterName=ClusterPublic&lang=english&docset=%2FDocuments%2FSonar&contentId=9de88fa2-0b60-4b44-a470-29ee14767b3e&responseId=135ccbe2cfd4f608%3A1fe88d%3A122773df7e0%3A7c2&groupId=4&answerGroup=1&score=981&page=http%3A%2F%2Fprimus.lowrance.com%2Ficr%2FSonar%2FChart+Tutorial.htm&result=0&excerpt=Chart+Tutorial+Deciphering+Sonar+Charts.&question=chart+tutorial&resultType=5000#Goto5

An X96 owners manual can be downloaded from http://www.lowrance.com/en/Downloads/Manuals/

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