Can I use the Down Imaging transducer with my Side Imaging Unit?
If you own one of our high definition side imaging products you can use a down imaging transducer with it to improve your down imaging readings. High definition side imaging products are only available in our HELIX 9, HELIX 10, HELIX 12, ONIX or 800 / 900 / 1100 Series of products.
You will get readings if DI width is set to wide (this is the default). If you change to narrow, you will get no readings.
Your 2D readings will not be as good because the 2D element in the DI transducer is smaller; therefore, weaker than the 2D element in the SI transducer
You will not get any SI views that are correct.
It is best to use this DI transducer in conjunction with a
so that you can alternate between the DI imaging transducer and the SI transducer when viewing specific SI and 2D views.