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    Help needed

    I'm not good at electronics . I bought a dragonfly for my fishing boat. Suddenly my depth reading is 2x what it should be. Like it should be 20 feet and it reads 40. What am I doing wrong ? ----Also anybody know if Raymarine has teaching vides so I can learn how to use it better (particularly reading the picture) ? thanks for your help

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    Are your electric connections tight?

    Was there a quick start guide in the box?

    Sonar
    * Red is hard bottom - rock / clay
    * lighter is softer - mud / muck
    * “Red” arches in the water are fish

    DownVision is a picture view
    * looks like a tree it’s a tree
    * looks like a rock it’s a rock
    * fish are white dots - usually a little brighter
    * bigger dots are bigger fish
    * bunch of tiny dots - bait fish / ball

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    Jig34, I really appreciated the video ! Thank you

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    Feel free to call, text or email with any questions.

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    Nice video but I notice that the depth is quite shallow. What about at 100 feet? Clear and detailed?

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    Thank you.

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    Jig34, At what speed can you detect fish ? If its above 5 mph,do the archs look different ? thanks

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    That all depends on how clean the water is on the transom. Anytime you have turbulence / air bubbles, transducers tend to blow out. I’ve seen transom mounts read 40+ mph and I’ve seen them blow out as soon as you hit the throttle. As long as you can get a clean reading, it will pick up arches.