Lowrance Elite-5x 5-Inch Waterproof Fish Finder

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Lowrance Elite-5x

Price: $479.97

The dual frequency skimmer transom mount that includes an internal temp sensor has capabilities of up to 120 degrees of sonar coverage. The manufacturer claims that not only is the transducer effective when it comes to measuring water depth and temp, but it makes this fish finder one of the most accurate models on the market.

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Lowrance Elite-5x 5-Inch Waterproof Fish Finder Review

This review takes a look at how the Lowrance Elite-5x 5-Inch waterproof fish finder performs, what top features are included and what consumers had to say in regards to overall performance and rating. Considered one of the best models of fish finders on the market, this model offers a new menu structure that makes it easy to use, and the advanced user mode can allow you to fine tune the device settings manually. Approved for both salt and fresh water, it’s also ideal for large and small boats alike.

Standout Features for the Lowrance Elite-5x 5-Inch Waterproof Fish Finder

This model allows you to track your routing and waypoint history easily, coms in a sealed and waterproof casing and includes an optimized automatic mode.

The dual frequency skimmer transom mount that includes an internal temp sensor has capabilities of up to 120 degrees of sonar coverage. The manufacturer claims that not only is the transducer effective when it comes to measuring water depth and temp, but it makes this fish finder one of the most accurate models on the market.

The Lowrance elite features a display screen that measures in at 5×5 inches, with a 480×480 pixels for the high resolution screen on solar max. The device also includes an enhanced 250 pixel color display and LED lighting and a backlit keyboard.

Easy to use and install, this model’s menu structure is simplistic in nature and the swivel and tilt quick release button makes mounting this fish finder a breeze. The high tech track back feature allows the user to scroll through routing history, while the fish finder’s automatic mode will make the process of locating structures or fish an easy operation. Also included is the built-in backup memory.

What Consumers had to say about this Fish Finder’s Performance

This unit has been designed with a number of features, such as depth and shallow alarms and fish alerts. Consumers had no issues in regards to the functionality of any of the alarms and stated that they were easy to monitor and use. However, some consumers had issues in regards to the depth readings in saltwater.

The built-in U.S. base map will provide the user with details for over three-thousand lake maps, in addition to offshore and coastal maps. In order to ensure maximum flexibility, this model also features a waterproof SD memory card slot that can support such map card options as Gold Charts and Navonics.

You can store over three-thousand waypoints and a hundred retractable plot trails, with up to a maximum of ten-thousand points per trail.

Due to the DSI technology, you’ll will be able to experience a new standard in fishing with the high quality picture-like views of fish, structures, and obstacles.

Rating and Final Thoughts for the Lowrance Elite Fish Finder

One of the top selling models on the market, the Lowrance Elite-5x 5-Inch waterproof fish finder scored four out of five stars for consumer ratings, due to affordability, DSI technology, mounting capabilities, routing memory and fish locating abilities.

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