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    A 98

    There are some great deals on A 98's the question I have is the processor in the A98 faster than what is in the Dragonfly 7 Pro?

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    Not sure, Can't find any specs on the Dragonfly.
    The A 98 is a great little 9 inch unit, It will allow you to network to other units, Have more versatility and can add the CP200 for the side view.

    I believe the price has dropped because of the Axiom and nothing more. Folks just upgrading.

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    Not sure that the processor is faster, but it can do more
    Dragonfly = stand alone unit
    aSeries = Multifunction Display

    My question would be what do you want the unit to do?

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    I am looking for a great down imaging unit with great target separation.

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    Then I wouldn't spend any more than what a Dragonfly 7 Pro costs - UNLESS...
    * You want a 9" screen instead of 7"
    * You want a touch screen instead of buttons
    * You ever want to add SideVision
    * You ever want to network a 2nd or 3rd screen

    They both run the same CHIRP Sonar and DownVision frequencies and you can't tell a difference in processing speed.

    Where are you in KY? I was in Paris, TN (KY Lake) this week meeting with the Bass Team at Bethel and I'll be back down at the dam middle of May when FLW comes to town

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    Down around Paducah. I mainly crappie fish but watch BBC for information regarding electronics

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    Here's ho I would break it out

    Dragonfly 7 Pro if...
    * 7" screen is large enough
    * You only need Sonar and DownVision
    * You only want (!) unit - never adding to the system

    a98 if...
    * you want a 9" screen
    * you ever want to add SideVision
    * you ever want to network multiple units

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    I already have a Helix 12 chirp Si not Mega but would like better detail/separation on down vision

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    I have an A98 and really like it.

    HB you have should give much better Di than the Ray.

    I had a ton of screenshots but that hard drive crashed and Photobucket doesn't work anymore.

    It shows fish great but structure and bruch is pretty fuzzy.

    Most of these are small crappie.

    Last is artificial trees






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