AAPL Stock: 112.12 ( + 2.62 )

Printed from

New Humminbird fishing GPS adds detailed sonar

updated 04:30 pm EDT, Fri July 6, 2007

Humminbird 997c GPS

Marine electronics house Humminbird has just launched the 997c SI Combo GPS unit for fishing enthusiasts and other boaters. It replaces the 967c as the company's top-end model through its namesake sonar imaging system: an 800MHz scanner can be used for detailed maps of the sea floor up to 150 feet directly below a boat or to 240 feet at either side. Its 8-inch screen is also said to be large enough to allow side-by-side display of live marine chart data at the same time.

Tracking is also accurate, provided through a 16-channel GPS receiver as well as dual SD card slots that add either extra maps or a second card for storing images that can prove the location and show images of a prime fishing location or a shipwreck.

Humminbird lists the device through its company store for $1,999 and includes a detailed UniMap chart that covers the US coast as well as lakes and rivers; maps for Canada and other regions should also be an option. [via OhGizmo]

by MacNN Staff




Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones

Polk, a company well-established in the audio market, recently released a new set of headphones aimed at the lifestyle market. The Hin ...

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...


Most Commented