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Garmin | ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv vs Ultra 126sv

Feature & Specs | Comparison

by | Last updated: Feb 20, 2024

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv or Ultra 126sv

 


 

Marine Electronics Reviews

 

 

► What is the difference between a Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv and a 126sv?

 

Mapping, Thats it?

 

    • Ultra 122sv – Comes with a worldwide basemap.
    • Ultra 126sv – Comes with Garmin BlueChart g3 coastal maps and Garmin LakeVü g3 inland maps.

Update:  Beginning 2023, 126sv & 106sv units now come with the new GARMIN NAVIONICS+ INLAND & COASTAL.

This new version combines the BlueChart g3/LakeVü g3 charts with Navionics mapping data.

 

 

► Why would I buy an ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv?

 

    1. You already have an ECHOMAP Ultra 106sv or 126sv with mapping and want to add a second screen. Note: Mapping, UHD Sonar & other features  will share.
    2. You don’t need full mapping but want access to the UHD Sonar features.

Comparison Table - Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv vs Garmin Ultra 126sv

 

► How Are They the Same?

 

  • Screen Resolution: Both units have a high-resolution 1280 x 800 pixel display.
  • Operating Features: The user interface is the same
  • Networking: Both units support NMEA 2000, Wi-Fi, and Garmin Network connections, allowing you to connect them to other compatible devices on your boat for data sharing.
  • Sonar/Fishfinders Capabilities: Both units have CHIRP traditional sonar, ClearVü scanning sonar, and SideVü Ultra high-definition scanning sonar channels and frequencies and support sonar sharing.
  • Power cord: Both units also use the same power cord if you have one already and don’t want to run new wiring.
  • Active Captain Support: Both support active captain updating and data sharing.

 

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Comparison Table

General

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Physical dimensions 13.4" x 9.0" x 3.9"
341 x 229 x 98 mm
13.4" x 9.0" x 3.9"
341 x 229 x 98 mm
Weight 5.5 lbs. 5.5 lbs.
Water rating IPX7 IPX7
Display type WXGA | Key-Assist Touchsreen WXGA | Key-Assist Touchsreen
Display size 10.3”x 6.4” | 12.1" diagonal
10.3”x 6.4” | 12.1" diagonal
Display resolution 1280 x 800 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
Display - Brightness Not Available Not Available
Power consumption 2.5A | 12V 2.16A | 12V
GPS Antenna Internal or external NMEA 2000 Internal or external NMEA 2000
GPS Receiver 10 Hz GPS 10 Hz GPS
Mounting options Bail or flush Bail or flush

Maps & Memory

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
On-Board Memory No No
Accepts data cards 2 microSD card | 32GB Max 2 microSD card | 32GB Max
Waypoints 5,000 5,000
Routes 100 100
Track log 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks
Preloaded Maps Worldwide Basemap BlueChart® g3 U.S. coastal
LakeVü g3 inland
+ Navionics

Outdoor Recreation Features

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Tide Tables Yes Yes

Chartplotter Features

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Radar compatible No No
Sonar compatible Traditional CHIRP
UHD ClearVü
UHD SideVü
Panoptix
Traditional CHIRP
UHD ClearVü
UHD SideVü
Panoptix
Supports AIS Yes Yes
Weather No No
Supports DSC - GPS Data / VHF Yes Yes
Supports FUSION-Link FUSION-Link FUSION-Link
Black Box sonar support Yes Yes
Planning Software Compatible HomePort HomePort
App-Control Compatibility Active Captain Active Captain
Remote Input Device - compatible No No
Alarms Navigation
Anchor
Sonar
Navigation
Anchor
Sonar

Sonar Features & Specifications

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Transmit Power 600W Traditional | 600W SideVü/ClearVü 600W Traditional | 600W SideVü/ClearVü
Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable Yes Yes
Dual-Beam Sonar (77/200 kHz) capable Yes - 50/200 | 77/200 | 83/200 Yes - 50/200 | 77/200 | 83/200
CHIRP sonar technology CHIRP: 50-200 CHIRP: 50-200
ClearVü | Down UHD CHIRP ClearVü | 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz UHD CHIRP ClearVü | 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz
SideVü | Side UHD CHIRP SideVü | 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz UHD CHIRP SideVü | 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz
Forward View Panoptix | LVS Panoptix | LVS

Connections

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
NMEA 2000 compatible Yes Yes
NMEA 0183 input ports 1 1
NMEA 0183 output ports 1 1
Marine Network Ports 2 Panoptix 2 Panoptix
Video input ports No No
Video output ports No No
Wireless connectivity Yes Yes
BlueTooth connectivity Yes Yes

Additional

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
Model ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
SEE PRICE »» ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv - Price ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv - Price
Additional - 1 Sailing Features Sailing Features

In The Box

Garmin ECHOMAP Ultra 122svGarmin ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
In The Box ECHOMAP Ultra 122sv
Worldwide Basemap
Power/data cable
Tilt mount with quick release cradle
Flush mount
Protective cover
Hardware
Documentation

Some Bundles include
GT54UHD-TM transducer
ECHOMAP Ultra 126sv
BlueChart g3 and LakeVü g3 for U.S.
Power/data cable
Tilt mount with quick release cradle
Flush mount
Protective cover
Hardware
Documentation

Some Bundles include
GT54UHD-TM transducer

Rodney L.

Rodney L.

NavGuy | Lead Writer

Charter Boat Captain, Avid Cruiser, Boat Builder & Marine Electronics Pro:

With over a decade of experience in the marine electronics industry and over 30 years of cruising the Bahamas on boats of all kinds, Rodney is well-positioned to help boaters of all levels sift through the many choices we have today in marine electronics.

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