Lowrance HDS-8 GPS Fishfinder Review
Welcome to our examination of the Lowrance HDS-8 8-Inch GPS Chartplotter/Fishfinder with 83/200kHz transducer.
On this page we will be checking out a description of the Lowrance HDS-8 and its various features. We will also compare reviews from anglers that use this model and give an overall rating.
Lowrance HDS-8 Description & Features
A simple fit along with an incredible 8-inch full color VGA display screen that renders astonishing fish and navigation specifics. The SolarMAX PLUS display delivers perfect viewing in all conditions from the black of night to the brightest of sunny days. Also included is Broadband HD fishfinder engineering and a highly sensitive 16-channel GPS.
You also get Enhanced U.S. Basemap which offers detailed lake shoreline and contour information on approximately 5,000 U.S. lakes.
- HDS chart-plotter models with the enhanced U.S. basemap feature
- Insight HD mapping produces unparalleled fine detail with super fast map and screen refreshes
- Insight™ USA combines inland and coastal coverage of more than 60,000 marked popular Angling locations
- Works with the total array of Navionics mapping cartridges
Lowrance HDS-8 Fishfinder Features
- FlyWheel™ scroll dial provides incredible control for fast and simple fish-finding control functions.
- Extremely user-friendly. Scrolling through control functions is easier than ever.
- SolarMAX PLUS display provides you with the high contrast detail and the finest wide-angle viewing on the market
- Adaptable LED backlighting works miracles for a variety of different fishing circumstances, from direct sunlight to absolute darkness
- Included broadband HD sonar
- 83/200kHz or 50/200kHz transducer
Lowrance HDS-8 Fishfinder / Chartplotter Reviews
Sample Customer Reviews
Reviews of the Lowrance HDS-8 from actual owners are outstanding overall.
Positive Customer Reviews
I have owned MANY depth finders and graphs thru the years and have always expected the newest generation to be an improvement. The HDS series with Structure Scan is a huge leap - not just a new twist.
The Lowrance HDS-8 was simple to install and connect to LSS-1. All I can say about the performance and quality of the graphs is WOW. AMAZING. Incredible. Every serious fisherman should invest in one of these.
Negative Customer Reviews
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