What is the current version of software available for my unit?
Below is a list of the current versions of software for all models.
It is Humminbird’s recommendation that you always use the most
recent version of software available for your model. We update software for
various reasons. Fixing minor bugs, adding new features, changing functionality
of existing features. We do this for the benefit of the consumer who uses our
However there are individuals who believe that there are
benefits to using lower versions of software than what we are currently loading
on production units. On products built today, you cannot go back any further
than version 5.600. There were hardware changes made at this time which will
not allow you to go back further without “bricking” your unit.
At the same time, it is also possible to “brick” a unit
going back only one previous release if the unit firmware becomes corrupt or
the hardware is damaged during this process. ‘Bricking” a unit IS NOT covered under warranty. However,
if you successfully go back a version of software and your unit operates
properly after the downgrade but later has workmanship issues unrelated to
software, these repairs would be covered under warranty during the standard
warranty period. Humminbird charges the standard repair fee if resolving
PLEASE NOTE: There are several situations which can cause
issues if you are not running the most recent version of software. Unit
Networking is software version sensitive. Sharing waypoints between units is
software version sensitive. If you are not networking products then the risk of
running lower versions is minimized . Again version 5.600 is definitely a line
in the sand which cannot be crossed