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Installing an old used lowrance fish finder

I bought an old used fish finder. It came with a screen, transducer mount with the chord, a speed thing with a wheel, and a smaller looking transducer. My question is ??? the power chord was cut and I noticed four color wires in it, black for -, red for +, a green one and a white one. Whats the green and the white wire for and do I need it? Also, can I just use the transducer without using the speedometer and the other transducer looking thing?

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I don't think your old fish finder is the LMS-332C GPS Receiver listed above in the description. You don't need the speed wheel for the fish finder to function just the transducer and transducer mount. You should mount that on the back of the boat towards the center but not too close to the motor and not too close to the side of the board. Don't let it hand below the level of the boat. That should keep it from getting hit by the trailer or dragging on the bottom. Try to make it as level as possible. The green and white wires may be for the speed wheel but i'd need a model number for clarification. Hope this helps.

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