AIS Technology – About

The 2014 newly released Humminbird fish finders, from the 800, 900, 1100 and ONIX series, are all AIS technology capable. It’s important to know though, that none of the Humminbird units in the mentioned series includes AIS. This technology is optional.

So, what is AIS?

AIS stands for Automatic Identification System. It’s an automatic tracking system, used by ships and boats, and the vessel traffic services, to identify and locate vessels, and make available

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Hummingbird Fish Finder 1159ci HD XD Combo Review

Hummingbird Fish Finders - 1159ci HD Xtreme Depth Combo

As its name suggests, the 1159ci HD XD Combo is another fish finder equipped with Xtreme Depth technology, with a depth capability up to 3,000 ft., and a power output of 1,000 Watts (RMS) / 8,000 Watts (PTP). It’s one of the best Humminbird fish finders without Side Imaging and Down Imaging to have, the lack of these two sonar technologies cut off over $500 from the price.

This unit has Dual Beam Plus sonar with SwitchFire, its sonar including 3 operational modes: 200 kHz with a narrow, and

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Hummingbird Fish Finder 1159ci HD DI Combo Review

Hummingbird Fish Finders - 1159ci HD DI Combo

The Humminbird 1159ci HD DI Combo is currently one of the most performant Down Imaging fish finders available, one of the best Humminbird fish finders that you can choose for fresh or saltwater down-dropping and bottom fishing. Of course, along with its superior fish finding capabilities, comes quite a platette of navigational features.

Since it’s one of the units of the 1100 series, the 1159ci HD DI Combo is equipped with a 10.4-inch diagonal screen, 800H x 600V pixel resolution, full color

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Hummingbird Fish Finder 1199ci HD SI Combo Review

Hummingbird Fish Finders - 1199ci HD SI Combo

The Humminbird 1199ci HD SI Combo is the most performant fish finder / chartplotter without touchscreen technology at the moment. It’s the unit that actually replaces the 1198c SI Combo model. Although its price may be a little bit spicy, it does offer a wide array of features and upgrade options as well.

First of all, it has quite a wide screen, with a 10.4-inch diagonal, 800H X 600V pixel resolution, brilliant color with a display colors scale of 65,000 colors. It also has backlight, which

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Hummingbird Fish Finder 859ci HD XD Combo Review

Hummingbird Fish Finders - 859ci HD Xtreme Depth Combo

The Humminbird 859ci HD XD Combo is one of the fish finders / chartplotters equipped with an Xtreme Depth sonar, which makes it a great unit if you prefer down-dropping.

Similar to the other models of the 800 series, the 859ci HD XD Combo comes with an 7-inch diagonal screen, 800H x 480V pixel resolution, full color and LED backlit. The head unit has dual card reader and access preset buttons.

The fish finding capabilities of the Hummingbird fish finder 859ci HD XD Combo include Dual Beam Plus sonar

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