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  1. #41
    Adjusted hdsi up. Was able to get intermittent bottom. Will be fine once I get my splitter and put my compact transducer on the opposite side . Thanks for all the help. John

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    #42
    Quote Originally Posted by steakified View Post
    Hey everyone, BBC newbie.

    I've engaged hummingbird support and you're able to trade in the compact transducer that comes with the helix 5/7 for the HDSI one for an upgrade charge of 85$. This only applies to unopened brand new compact transducers.
    Just purchased Helix 7 Chirp DI and was going to send to HB to do an exchange for a TM trancdures. When i opened my new box the transducer was just in a bubble wrap bag. I plan on sending it and hardware to HB, hope the change out is fast need to start fishing.

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    #43
    I am going to order HDSI because i HEAR a lot of good things, but I do not see a big difference either. Mine is going on my TM.

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    #44
    This is a good enough thread to deserve a bump.

    One question...Is there any 2D sonar performance differences between the Compact and the HDSI?
    Don't worry Ma'am....
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    #45
    Quote Originally Posted by SoonerFan View Post
    This is a good enough thread to deserve a bump.

    One question...Is there any 2D sonar performance differences between the Compact and the HDSI?
    No. Both are 83/200khz.
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    #46
    Quote Originally Posted by ezfishn View Post
    No. Both are 83/200khz.
    Same cone angle as well....
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    #47
    Excellent post. I wouldn't have known the difference,I did the swap,before I mounted the transducer.

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    #48
    I was quite disappointed in my HELIX 9 SI gen 1 until I bought the HD transducer. You won’t be sorry.

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    #49
    Has anyone compared the H.D. to the Compact on Helix 7 chirps? From the specs, I cant see where it could make a big difference. Helix 7 maxes out at 520mhz, the H.D. can run at least up to 800mhz.

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    #50
    Quote Originally Posted by bullum View Post
    Has anyone compared the H.D. to the Compact on Helix 7 chirps? From the specs, I cant see where it could make a big difference. Helix 7 maxes out at 520mhz, the H.D. can run at least up to 800mhz.
    Yes, I have. The Helix 7 doesn't have 800 kHz and adding the HDSI transducer does not add 800 kHz to the unit. You just get sharper images at the 455 kHz single frequency or 455 kHz CHIRP range.
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