Garmin® echo™ 551DV Sonar Fish Finder

Spend less time fishing and more time catching with the Garmin echo 551DV. A large and bright 5 inch color on the echo 551DV ‘s display offers outstanding underwater images in both deep and shallow water. Garmin DownVü produces near photolike HD-ID sonar views of structure and bottoms.

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Features

  • Garmin DownVü for clear HD-ID sonar images
  • Bright, Color 5 inch color display.  640×480 VGA resolution
  • Garmin Smooth Scaling technology retains the sonar history on screen as depth ranges change
  • Sonar history ensures that you don’t miss a thing by allowing you rewind and view past sonars
  • 500 watts of transmit power (RMS)
  • Quick-release swivel mount
  • Mounting kit for trolling and transom motors

Garmin Echo 551dv Fish Finder Reviews

Reviews of the Echo 551dv are excellent overall, with over 90% of all customers rating it as 4 or 5 stars. Around 75% give it a full 5 stars. 

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Positive Reviews

  • Love the color screen. It’s bright and easy to read.
  • Easy to great. Great fish finder for the money.
  • Extremely detailed picture of the bottom and structures. Huge improvement over my old black and white fish finder.
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Negative Reviews

  • Basic unit. I was expecting more advanced options.