Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 7 CHIRP GPS G2 Review

The new HELIX 7 CHIRP GPS G2 fish finder and chartplotter system comes with a few improvements over the older HELIX 7 GPS. As its name suggests, its sonar technology uses CHIRP, and along with that, this new unit comes with the AutoChart Live software, also being capable of using SmartStrike fishing charts.

This unit doesn?t have Side Imaging or Down Imaging, therefore, it?s considerably cheaper than the HELIX 7 CHIRP SI and DI models. It?s capable of three standard sonar frequencies read more

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 7 CHIRP DI GPS G2 Review

As opposed to the last year’s HELIX 7 DI GPS, the HELIX 7 CHIRP DI GPS G2, as its name suggests, is a fish finder with CHIRP technology. This unit actually has two types of sonar, DualBeam Plus (2D) and Down Imaging, both enhanced by CHIRP technology. CHIRP offers superior imaging with less clutter and a better separation between targets.

The unit comes with the temperature capable, XNT 9 DI T transducer, which supports both types of sonar, DI and DualBeam Plus. It?s also a CHIRP capable read more

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 7 CHIRP DI G2 Review

At the end of 2016 Humminbird has launched the second generation of HELIX units. The HELIX 7 CHIRP DI G2 is one of them. Although it's not too much different from last years HELIX 7 DI, this new unit, as its name suggests features CHIRP sonar.

One of the first aspects to mention regarding this unit is its lack of GPS and other navigation functions. This is a standalone fish finder. It offers two types of sonar DualBeam Plus and Down Imaging, both CHIRP enhanced. It comes with the XNT 9 DI T transom transducer, which is also temperature capable.

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 5 CHIRP DI GPS G2 Review

The HELIX 5 CHIRP DI GPS G2 is one of the new generation of units from Humminbird. As opposed to the older HELIX 5 DI GPS system, this one features CHIRP sonar technology and also has the AutoChart Live function.

In terms of sonar and navigation, this unit offers the same functions as the HELIX 5 CHIRP SI GPS G2. It's equipped with the UniMap charts, which are basically the most basic charts that you can find in a Humminbird unit.

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 5 CHIRP GPS G2 Review

The HELIX 5 CHIRP GPS G2 is one of the most affordable fish finder and chartplotter combos from Humminbird for 2017. It doesn't include any fancy sonar features such as Side Imaging or Down Imaging, but as its name suggests, it does have CHIRP sonar technology.

Like all other Humminbird fish finders, this particular model comes with a transducer. The out-of-box transducer is the XNT 9 20 T, which is also temperature capable.