The HELIX 12 series also includes a unit without Side Imaging and Down Imaging, and this is the HELIX 12 CHIRP GPS. This unit comes with the standard XNT 9 20 T transom transducer, which is also temperature capable and features a transom mount. In case you’re wondering, the unit can use its CHIRP modes with this transducer. Since it’s a 200/83 kHz transducer, the unit will
The Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP DI GPS shares many similarities with the smaller units, the HELIX 10 DI GPS and HELIX 9 DI GPS. However, it features several improvements over these units, and the most important one is the CHIRP sonar.
So, to begin with, let’s have a look at the sonar capabilities and the transducer supplied with this unit.
The HELIX 12 CHIRP DI GPS comes with the XNT 9 DI T transducer, which features a transom mount and incorporates a temperature sensor. Now, in case you’re
The HELIX 12 CHIRP SI GPS is the head of the HELIX family from Humminbird. Not only it offers just about everything else the other, smaller units offer, it also has a huge display, comes with a HD transducer, and features CHIRP sonar technology.
It’s one of the best, if not the best Humminbird fish finder and GPS combos for 2016, and so far, in terms of price / quality ratio it stands quite a bit higher than the ONIX 10 SI Combo. So, let’s see what this unit has to offer.
To begin with
The HELIX 9 Sonar GPS is the HELIX 9 series unit which lacks DI and SI, using only 2D sonar. But apart from that, this unit is quite similar to the other units of the series. Therefore, in case you don’t want to spend on additional sonar features, but would still like a 9″ unit, here’s what this HELIX model can do.
First of all, the control unit is ready to use as a fish finder right out of the box, as the transducer is included. The XNT 9 20 T transom transducer is actually the
The HELIX 9 DI GPS shares plenty of similarities with the HELIX 7 DI GPS, only it offers several extra features, and of course, a wider screen. This unit actually replaces the old 959ci HD DI Combo unit, as it’s one of the newest units for 2016.
The HELIX 9 DI GPS features a 9-inch display, with the same 480V x 800H pixel matrix as the HELIX 7 series. However, this unit has a color grayscale of 65,000 colors, as opposed to the units of the smaller series, which only offer 256 colors. In other