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HDS LIVE

You've Never Fished Like This Before

With HDS LIVE, we took the most popular fishfinder series on the professional fishing circuit and made it even better for all anglers with a sleek, new design, faster processor, best-ever built-in suite of HDS navigation tools and support for a wide array of new fishfinding technology, unmatched by any other fishfinder.

Prepare yourself for a new level of fishfinding performance with HDS LIVE, which includes built-in Lowrance® CHIRP sonar, support for Active Imaging™, StructureScan® 3D with Active Imaging and revolutionary LiveSight™ Real-Time Sonar. Equipped with the best set of navigation tools ever built into a fishfinder/chartplotter display, HDS LIVE features preloaded C-MAP® US Enhanced Inland and Coastal mapping, automatic routing support and new Genesis Live onscreen mapping offering precision real-time mapping, down to ½-foot contours.

Active Imaging

Perfect for pinpointing fish-holding areas like rockpiles, standing timber, weedbeds, ditches and drop-offs, Active Imaging™ sonar delivers superior clarity and the highest resolution images of fish and structure at a longer range than any other structure-imaging technology. 

Fish in Real-Time with LiveSight Sonar (Coming Early 2019)

Sonar interpretation made simple, LiveSight™ sonar turns all fishing into sight fishing, delivering the most detailed views of fish, down to every turn and flip of the tail, as they swim in and around cover. You’ll be fishing in real-time as you watch fish react to your lure, see how they are relating to structure and gain insight on what will work, what won’t and what to do next. 

FishReveal

Makes fish easier to see on DownScan Imaging™ by combining CHIRP sonar fish targets with superior, high-resolution views of bottom detail, structure and bait fish. FishReveal removes the need to display CHIRP sonar and DownScan Imaging in a two-panel split-screen.

Mapping in Real-Time

Update the mapping of your favorite fishing spot or map unmapped areas with ½ foot contours – in real time – on the screen of your fishfinder/chartplotter with C-MAP Genesis Live. Genesis Live uses digital depth to create high-definition maps featuring 1/2-foot contours. Target key fishing areas with Genesis Live maps, which makes it easy to find areas where fish like to hide, like drop-offs, points, ditches and more. A truly customizable mapping experience, Genesis Live gives you control over contour transparency, contour density, depth and safety shading color palettes, and more. Create your Genesis Live maps in real-time, saving them as you go to a microSD card.

Smartphone Notifications

Keep your eyes on the fish and never miss an important text or call with smartphone notifications built into HDS LIVE. Turn off phone notifications for uninterrupted fishing, or leave them on to receive popup notifications on the screen of your HDS LIVE display.

LiveCast Smartphone Integration (HDS LIVE 16/12 only)

You no longer have to choose between watching the big game and spending a day on the water with LiveCast™ smartphone integration. Watch video, view Google maps and fishing data on the high-resolution screen of your HDS LIVE display via the HDMI connection on HDS LIVE 16- and 12-inch models. View data from your smartphone and keep your eye on the fish with a LiveCast-sonar split screen.

Key Features

  • Features 7-, 9-, 12- and 16-inch models
  • Active Imaging™ 3-in-1 (CHIRP/Side/Down) sonar ready
  • Active Imaging™ 2-in-1 (Side/Down) sonar ready
  • StructureScan® 3D with Active Imaging enhancements – Coming Fall 2018
  • LiveSight real-time sonar compatible – Coming Spring 2019
  • Smartphone notifications
  • Powerful quad-core processor*
  • High-performance dual-core processor
  • Programmable keys*
  • C-MAP Genesis Live onscreen mapping
  • FishReveal™ Smart Target View
  • Six-panel, splitscreen capability*
  • Full high-definition SolarMAX HD screen (HDS LIVE 16 only)
  • High-resolution SolarMAX™ HD multi-touch screen
  • Preloaded high-detail C-MAP® US Enhanced charts with 1-foot contours on 4,000 lakes
  • C-MAP Easy Routing, Navionics Autorouting capability
  • Dual-Channel CHIRP – dual sonar-range coverage from the same transducer
  • Live Network Sonar
  • SiriusXM® Marine Weather and Audio compatible
  • Wireless and Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Heat Map Chart Overlay
  • Enhanced Surface Clarity
  • Quick Access Control Bar
  • Touchscreen control of MotorGuide® Xi5 Trolling Motor , Outboard Pilot and Power Pole® anchors
  • Radar and SonicHub®2 audio server connectivity
  • NMEA 2000® engine support
  • Optional mapping upgrades include C-MAP, Navionics® and more

*HDS LIVE 16/12 only

What's in the box?

  • PC-30-RS422 Power Cable for HDS Series

Specifications

Screen Brightness
>1200 Nits
Update rate
10 Hz
GPS
10 Hz GPS/GLONASS WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS
Shock Vibration
100,000 cycles of 20 G
Supply Voltage
12 v DC (10.8-17VDC)
Compass Safe
12" (300mm)
Display Resolution
1280 x 800
GPS Receiver Channels
16
NMEA 2000 Connectivity
1x Micro-C
SD Card Storage
2 micro SD cards up to 32GB
Ethernet Ports
2 x 100 Mbit, 6 max MFD's on a network
Warranty Period
2 Year + 3 additional years of upgrade options totaling 5 years
Power Consumption typical
2.3A @ 13VDC with Full Backlight, Sonar on
Power Consumption min
2.3A @ 13VDC with Full Backlight, Sonar on
Position Accuracy
20m RMS
Power Consumption max
3.6A @ 13VDC with Full Backlight, Sonar on
Waypoints, Routes, Tracks
3000 Waypoints 100 Routes 100 Trails with up to 10,000 points per trail
Time to First Fix
30s
Storage Temperature Range
4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C )
Radar compatibility
4G (Broadband) 3G (Broadband) Halo24 (Pulse Compression Dome Radar) Halo 3'/4'/6' (Open Array Pulse Compression Radar)
Operating Temperature Range
5°F to 131°F (-15°C to 55°C )
Recommended Fuse Rating
5A
Weight
6.5lb (2.95kg)
Humidity
60°C, 95% relative humidity (RH) for 18 hours
Internal Storage
8.0 GB Internal
Viewing Angles
80° top/bottom, 80° left/right
Dimensions H x W x D
9.00in (228.5mm) x 13.682in (347.5mm) x 3.26in (82.9mm)
AIS
AIS Chart and Radar overlay. Target vessel details.
Charts supported
C-MAP (MAX N, MAX N+) C-MAP Genesis C-MAP Precision Contour HD (AMER ONLY) Navionics (Gold, NAV+ Platinum+) Insight (Pro and HD) Lowrance Regional Mapping Partners
Catography included
C-MAP US Enhanced Basemap (AMER models) C-MAP World Background (ROW models) Navionics basemap (AMER and ROW models)
Steering Modes
Course Heading Waypoint Power Steer
Manouevres Turn Patterns
Course Heading Waypoint Power Steer U-Turn C-Turn Spiral Zigzag Square Lazy-S
Digital Switching
Czone, Naviop
Correction
DGPS, WAAS
Approvals Compliance
FCC, Industry Canada, Radio Equipment Directive, ACMA, RSM
Mounting Type
Gimbal Bracket Front Dash Flush Mount Rear Dash Flush Mount
Bluetooth
Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 with support for Bluetooth Classic
Sonar Compatibility
Integrated: CHIRP Broadband Active Imaging DownScan Active Imaging SideScan Compatible with: SonarHub StructureScan StructureScan3D
Item Connectivity WiFi
Internal 802.11b/g/n and Compatible with WiFi-1 Module
Waterproofrating
IPX7 with card door closed
PC Connectivity
None
Autopilot
Outboard Pilot MotorGuide Xi5/Xi3 Trolling Motor * *requires Motorguide PinPoint Gateway
Video
Output: No Input: HDMI Composite video RCA - single channel via optional adaptor
Backlight Color
Pure White LED
N2K PGNs
Receive only 65240 ISO Commanded Address, 127245 Rudder, 127251 Rate of Turn, 127257 Attitude, 127488 Engine Parameters, Rapid Update, 127489 Engine Parameters, Dynamic, 127493 Transmission Parameters, Dynamic, 127505 Fluid Level, 127508 Battery Status, 129033 Time and Date, 129038 AIS Class A Position Report, 129039 AIS Class B Position Report, 129040 AIS Class B Extended Position Report, 129794 AIS Class A Static and Voyage Related Data, 129801 AIS Address Safety Related Message, 129802 AIS Safety Related Broadcast Message, 129808 DSC Call Information, 130313 Humidity, 130314 Actual Pressure, 130576 Small Craft Status, 65285 Temperature with Instance, 65325 Reprogramming Status, 65480 Parameter Reply, 130817 Product Information, 130820 Reprogramming Status, 130832 Fuel Used – High Resolution, 130834 Engine and Tank Configuration, 130838 Fluid Level Warning, 130842 AIS and VHF Message Transport, 130843 Sonar Status – Frequency and DSP VoltageTransmit and Receive:59392 ISO Acknowledgement, 59904 ISO Request, 60160 ISO Transport Protocol, Data Transfer, 60416 ISO Transport Protocol, Connection Management, 60928 ISO Address Claim, 126208 NMEA Group Function, 126464 Receive/Transmit PGN’s group function, 126992 System Time, 126996 Product Information, 127237 Heading/Track Control, 127250 Vessel Heading, 127258 Magnetic Variation, 128259 Speed, 128267 Water Depth, 128275 Distance Log, 129025 Position, Rapid Update, 120296 COG and SOG, Rapid Update, 129029 GNSS Position Data, 129283 Cross Track Error, 129284 Navigation Data, 129539 GNSS DOPs, 129540 GNSS Sats In View, 130074 Route and WP Service – WP List - WP Name and Position, 130310 Environmental Parameters, 130311 Environmental Parameters, 130312 Temperature, 130577 Direction Data, 61184 Parameter Command, 65292 Clear Fluid Level Warnings, 65293 LGC-2000 Configuration, 65323 Data User Group Request, 130831 EP-20 Suzuki Engine and EP-50 Storage Device Configuration, 130835 Set Engine and Tank Configuration, 130839 EP-45 Pressure Configuration, 130840 Data User Group Configuration, 130845 Parameter Handle, 130850 Event Command, 130851 Event ReplyTransmit only65287 Temperature Sensor Configuration, 65289 Trim Tab Configuration, 65290 Paddle Wheel Speed Configuration, 130818 Reprogramming Data, 130819 Request Reprogram, 130828 Set Serial Number, 130836 Fluid Level Configuration, 130837 Fuel Flow Turbine Configuration
Weather
SiriusXM via WM-3 (USA only)
Multimedia
SonicHub SonicHub2 FusionLink products any NMEA 2000 compliant Marine Audio products
Languages
Standard Language Pack: Afrikaans/Afrikaans, Danish/Dansk, German/Deutsch, English (US), English (UK), Spanish/Español, Finnish/Suomi, French/Français, Greek/Ελληνικά, Icelandic/íslenska, Italian/Italiano, Dutch/Nederlands, Norwegian/Norsk, Portugese (Brazil)/Português (BR), Portugese (Portugal)/Português (PT), Swedish/SvenskaAsian Language Pack: English (US), English (UK), Japanese/日本語, Korean/한국어, Thai/ภาษาไทย, Chinese - (simplified) China/简体中文, Chinese - (traditional) Taiwan/繁體中文Eastern European Language Pack:Bulgarian/Български, German/Deutsch, Estonian/Eesti, English (US), English (UK), Spanish/Español, French/Français, Hebrew/ عبری , Croatian/ Hrvatski, Hungarian/ Magyar, Italian/Italiano, Lithuanian/Lietuvos, Latvian/ Latvijas, Polish/Polski, Slovak/ Slovensky, Turkish/TürkçeRussia/Ukraine Language pack: German/Deutsch, English (US), English (UK), Spanish/Español, Italian/Italiano, Russian/Русский, Ukraine/ УкраїнськаMiddle Eastern Language Pack: Arabic (UAE)/ العربية , German/Deutsch, English (US), English (UK), Farsi/ فارسی , French/Français, Italian/Italiano
Interface
Touchscreen: Full Multi-touch touchscreen Keypad: 8-way directional keypad Zoom +/- Exit Enter Menu Waypoint Power/Light 4 - User Programmable Quick Access Keys
NMEA 0183 Sentences supported
TX / RX - GPSReceive GGA GLL GSA GSV VTG ZDATransmit GGA GLL GSA GSV VTG ZDA GLCTX / RX - NavigationReceive RMCTransmit AAM APB BOD BWC BWR RMC RMB XTE XDRTX / RX - SonarReceive DBT DPT MTW VLW VHMTransmit DBT DPT MTW VLW VHMTX / RX - CompassReceive HDG HDT HDMTransmit HDGTX / RX - WindReceive MWV MWDTransmit MWV MWDTX / RX - AIS / DSC*Receive DSC DSE VDM*AIS sentences are not bridged to or from NMEA 2000.