got a garmin 178c which is chartplotter and fish finder together
can get them for 425 at the show currently and maps are cheap too
dont know about the ones you listed but this is what i got for my boat
Originally Posted by allegria
Have been looking at Fishfinders and chartplotters for this coming season. had a good look round at LIBS and found some favourites:
- Raymarine RC400 - it looks good and is detachable therefore easily storable when off the boat
- Raymarine DS500X - again looks good and seem functional with a clear screen but i think too expensive
- Garmin 160C and 250C, simple to Raymarine DS and have been recommended.
Ideally i want the fishfinder to be integrated into the dash, i think this is possible with the above ( excl RC400). Anyone got any views on the above or can recommend a product i've overlooked.