High Frequency FCV 1100

 Has anyone tried sounding out deep 2-300m on an FCV 1100 or 1150 on high frequency?


Ive got a unit and the low freq is cooked (Taylors have had a look at it for me) and just wondering if i'll get much from it out wide? Most of my fishing is done in 20 - 60 anyway but interested if anyone has pics or experience on this.



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Fri, 2016-09-09 12:45

Please let us know the power of your transducer, for  a 1 kw you will be ok to your operating depth, with a 600 watt this would be approaching your depth limit, but should function.

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I've got a TM260 1kW

Fri, 2016-09-09 13:50

I've got a TM260 1kW transducer with a Garmin 750s and the 200kHz high frequency stops working at about 180 meters.

You might do a bit better with a furuno head unit or a bigger transducer, but I think about 200 meters is the best you could expect from a 1kW.

Any deeper than that and you need the low frequency 50kHz mode.

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 have got a 295 2kw 200 and

Fri, 2016-09-09 15:37

 have got a 295 2kw 200 and it good for 200m then it starts to die.

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 Thanks fellas. Ive got a 2kw

Fri, 2016-09-09 16:48

 Thanks fellas. Ive got a 2kw 50bl/24hr so will sell that and get myself a 2kw 200 multi beam 

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200khz in 480m

Fri, 2016-09-09 20:34




r199 in hull transducer


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 I had 2kw 200 worked for

Sat, 2016-09-10 16:35

 I had 2kw 200 worked for 150m then went to shit!  Works well for shallows at good speed, Threw it out replaced with 88! Now only switch to 38 after 300. Run on 1150

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My 1 kW B265 High channel

Sat, 2016-09-10 20:39

My 1 kW B265 High channel (160-210 kHz) holds bottom pretty well down to 450m. Surprised me.


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