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Old 05 March 2009, 19:45   #1
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Can anyone advise me on whether I can buy a PiranhaMAX 215 portable but use a normal transom mount for the transducer?

ie..is the transducer the same for both the portable and fixed versions? I already have the fixed mounting bracket, but unsure whether to splash out for the portable version if I then find that I need a different transducer for another 60.

The reason being, I would like to have the transducer mounted permanently to the transom, but have the choice of removing the fishfinder when packing the SIB away.

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Should be the same. The difference is that one comes with a bracket to be screwed to the transom, the other with a suction cur.

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Should be the same. The difference is that one comes with a bracket to be screwed to the transom, the other with a suction cur.

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Correct but the 215 also comes with the wireless Smarcast transducer

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Oh yeah: the fishing lure thingie? Forgot about that. Probably with good reason. (I don't fish, so it's worthless to me. If you do fish, maybe it's worthwhile; don't know.)


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no it is nothing to do with being a fishing lure, it is a wireless transducer.
It is good for a range of about 150m away from the main unit.
I grant you it is mainly used for fishing as it then gives the bottom image/sonar/fishfinder below that point rather than the boat.
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