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Old 26 June 2009, 09:26   #1
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Lowrance "Structure Scan"

New Sidescan kit

Video of it in action

Looks pretty good, however, it was shallow and flat calm.

Full Features Will Be Disclosed on Lowrance website – and at the Lowrance ICAST 2009 World Premier, Booth 1426 – on July 15, 2009, 09:00 EDT U.S. (GMT -5)
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I like that, saves going diving to see whats down there. Might be overkill on my SR4?
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Check this out;

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Also some images here;

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Looking good!
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Hi Simon,

I have also been following this Structure scan from Lowrance. Have you seen how DEEP it will do the scans? The Humminbird I have, does a ok job down to 45m. If the Lowrance cant do any deeper, then its of no interest for me.

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Hi Simon,

I have also been following this Structure scan from Lowrance. Have you seen how DEEP it will do the scans? The Humminbird I have, does a ok job down to 45m. If the Lowrance cant do any deeper, then its of no interest for me.

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Henrik,

From Sail-World article "Designed for use with Lowrance High Definition Systems (HDS), the innovative StructureScan features a combination of SideScan and exclusive new DownScan Imaging technology. SideScan provides full-screen left and right side-viewing with extra-crisp detail of up to 146m (480ft) of underwater coverage that displays structure and fish targets, as well as their imaging-scan shadows. The new DownScan Imaging feature allows anglers, for the first time, to see submerged detail directly beneath their boats, providing a complete underwater picture in a screen format that is easy to interpret.
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Also claims to be able to image at upto 40kmh. It runs it's own transducer alongside the normal one but on different frequencies so will not interfere. Not sure if Humminbird does this or not.
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side scan

who will be the agents in the uk
what will be the price no doubt /$
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Hmm.. it sounds to deep to be true... Objects will show up really, really small on that range, with a transom mounted transducer. But if it will go down to 60m with really good results, then I am very happy, and have to sell some more coffee

As with the Humminbird, there is no or few deep scans available beside my own!

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SideScan provides full-screen left and right side-viewing with extra-crisp detail of up to 146m (480ft) of underwater coverage that displays structure and fish targets, as well as their imaging-scan shadows.
I think the 146m is the side-scan range - not the depth.

The Lowrance website says: "Select SideScan full-screen viewing for supercrisp detail with 480 ft./146 m side-to-side underwater coverage."

Not sure how deep it will go, but this looks like an incredible unit.

Diver, do you have the software to see your images on your computer? If so, do you have any really good images to share? (maybe a different topic would be best?).

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Hi,

It also think this means the side to side coverage. No one mentions anything about depth an all promotion videos/snapshots is of very shallow water. Useless to me.

The HB can save a screencapture of any setting, saves it as a normal JPEG, which can be view on allmost anything.

Here is a link to my images on a danish diving forum:

http://www.dykker-forum.dk/galleri.p...how_gal&id=101

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If the side to side scan is 480ft you'd think the down view would be half this so 240 so about 80 metres? Still ok for diving upto the beginings of more technical diving.
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