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Lowrance Elite-9 Ti

Lowrance Elite-9 Ti

SKU: 000-13274-001
Brand: Lowrance
Category: Chartplotters | Fishfinders
  • Screen Size: 9" SolarMax™ Display
  • Input Type: Touch Screen | Button
  • Charts: C-MAP | High Detail Coastal
  • Chart Card Slots: 1 - MicroSD | 32GB
  • Wifi: Yes
  • Sonar: CHIRP | DownScan | SideScan



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Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Review

HIGH-END FEATURES | Widescreen Display

Last Updated by NavGuy: 11/04/2023


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Review

Lowrance Elite-9 Ti | Review




The Lowrance Elite-9 Ti – matches a 9″ SolarMax display and easy-to-use touchscreen controls with premium sonar features and powerful performance, at a very affordable price. The resolution runs 800 x 480, is pretty bright, and shows good viewability from all angles.

It has Excellent Charts and mapping – which includes a built-in worldwide base map plus C-MAP charting covering 11,000 lakes and U.S coastal areas. It also supports additional third-party chart options like premium C-MAP and Navionics.

It supports WiFi and BlueTooth –  and supports optional control of Power-Pole® Shallow Water anchors, remote control, SonicHub2 marine audio, Network Analyzer, and Service Assistant integrated service tools.

Supports NMEA2000 & NMEA0183 – for data sharing between NMEA2000 compatible devices and NMEA0183 legacy devices. The Elite Ti is not networkable for sharing sonar. You would have to move up to the Elite Ti2 which has sonar sharing via WiFi.

A solid Built-In Sonar that includes –  high-performance 500-watt CHIRP Sonar, DownScan, and SideScan all within one TotalScan transducer.

Lowrance also added an excellent new feature called FishReveal Smart Target View. FishReveal makes fish easy to see by combining Downscan imaging and Traditional sonar on one easy-to-use screen for excellent target separation between fish and structure.


My Initial Thoughts

The Lowrance Elite-9 Ti is an impressive little fish finder and chart plotter with a wide range of features and capabilities that would appeal to both novice and experienced anglers.

The 9-inch touchscreen display is clear and easy to use, and the preloaded C-MAP charts provide pretty detailed mapping for both freshwater and saltwater fishing, however I’m not a big fan of Navionics for my area of Florida, so be sure to make sure the mapping will work for you.

The unit also includes several advanced features, such as CHIRP sonar, StructureScan, Side and Down imaging which is very good, and wireless connectivity, making it very versatile onboard.


Pros:  Screen size and Resolution, Fishfinder capabilities, and ease of use.

Cons: Mapping


Ok, let’s jump into the details…




A Lowrance Elite-9 Ti | Model #s


No Transducer

  • 000-13272-001| C-MAP PRO
  • 000-13275-001 | US/CAN Nav+


TotalScan Transducer

  • 000-13274-001 | C-MAP PRO


Med/High Skimmer + StructureScan HD

  • 000-14122-001 | C-MAP® Pro




A The Lowrance Elite Ti Series


Lowrance Elite Ti


The Elite Ti Series comes in 4 screen sizes… 5″, 7″, 9″ and 12″ and have mostly the same features and connections.

The rear connections differ somewhat on the 5″ unit and it also does not have support for SmartSteer trolling motor control.

This infographic gives a good look at the feature differences between the Hook, Elite Ti, HDS 3 and the HDS carbon .


Lowrance Elite-Ti Family features

Lowrance Feature | Comparison


The Infographic below shows the feature differences between the Elite Ti and the newer Elite Ti2.


Lowrance Elite-Ti or Elite-Ti2

Lowrance | Elite-Ti or Elite-Ti2



Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Shop Now

SHOP FOR | Elite-9 Ti



A Elite-9 Ti | Controls


Home Screen


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Navigation Page

Elite-9 Ti | Home Page


EASE-OF-USE –  The Home page is accessed from any operation by a short press on the Pages key.


1.  Tools – Select a button to access additional options or to browse stored information.

2.  Local time | Water depth

3.  Applications – Select a button to display the application as a full-page panel. 

4.  Close button – Select to exit the Home page and return to the previous active page.

5.  Favorites – Select a button to display the panel combination. 



How the Front Controls are laid out:


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Screen Control

Elite-9 Ti | Screen Control


1. Touch screen
2. Pages
3. Zoom out / Zoom in (combined press = MOB)
4. New waypoint (long press = Find dialogue)
5. Power button
6 Card reader (behind the logo)



A Elite-9 Ti | Networking


WiFi | NMEA2000 | Bluetooth


Wireless Connectivity – features include Power-Pole shallow water anchor control, remote viewing from anywhere on board with your smartphone using the Link App, and access to online software updates.

WiFi support also includes  C-MAP Genesis map updates and uploading detailed service reports to technical service for quick and easy customer support.

Network Sharing – The Elite Ti Series is not a network-capable model for sharing sonar.

NMEA 2000 Support  –  gives you instant access to boat and engine information, with NMEA 2000 engine data monitoring, waypoint sharing, and SmartSteer trolling motor control. 

NMEA 0183 Support – for limited data sharing between things like other GPS units, VHF, and legacy autopilots.

Built-in Bluetooth – wireless technology gives you the ability to connect the unit to Bluetooth-enabled devices for things like media.



Power-Pole Support


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Power-Pole Control


Power-Pole Connectivity – You can use the built-in wireless connectivity of the Elite-9 Ti display to control one or more Power-Pole® Shallow Water anchors, equipped with the C-Monster Control System.

You get independent or simultaneous control of multiple power poles to make manual or automatic adjustments directly from the display.



Trolling Motor Support


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - With MotorGuide Xi5 Trolling Motor

Elite-9 Ti |  MotorGuide Xi5


The Elite-9 Ti includes support for the MotorGuide Xi5 trolling motor with Pinpoint GPS. If it’s connected to the NMEA2000 network, then the SmartSteer (autopilot) functionality is available.


To use trolling motor autopilot, you need:

• A MotorGuide Xi5 with Pinpoint GPS
• MotorGuide Pinpoint GPS Gateway
• NMEA 2000 network


The SmartSteer autopilot can automatically control the MotorGuide Xi5 trolling motor to:

• Maintain a set heading
• Maintain the vessel’s position
• Navigate to the cursor position, to a waypoint, or along a route
• Follow pre-defined turn patterns
• Control the speed of the trolling motor



Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Current Price



A Elite-9 Ti | What types of SONAR


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Downscan | CHIRP | SideScan


The Elite Ti Sonar StructureScan HD –  is a pretty powerful fishfinder with 3 sonar channels. The built-in Broadband Sounder includes a CHIRP traditional sonar, DownScan imaging, and SideScan imaging.

Transducer options include 4 choices the TotalScan which is the all-in-one transducer for Med/High CHIRP and StructureScan HD with SideScan and DownScan Imaging within a single transducer installation.

Additional sonar features include Sonar Trackback and FishReveal Smart Target View.


Broadband CHIRP Sonar


Traditional CHIRP Sonar – provides a view of the water column and bottom for looking for fish and structures. Broadband can use CHIRP (Low/Mid/High) frequencies in 50/83/200kHz with a power output of 500 watts. The maximum working depth is about 1000 Feet using (mid/high CHIRP).

Here is an example of the traditional sonar view.


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Broadband Sonar

Elite-9 Ti | Broadband Sonar


1. Fish Arches
2. History preview*
3. Temp graph*
4. Depth at the cursor
5. Amplitude scope*
6. Zoom (range) buttons
7. Depth and Temp at the cursor location
8. Range scale
9. Bottom

* Optional Sonar features that you turn on/off individually.



StructureScan Sonar


StructureScan HD uses high frequencies in the 455/800kHz range to provide a high-resolution, picture-like image of the water column and the bottom.

SideScan gives you a wide coverage in high detail to about 300 feet to each side,  while DownScan provides detailed images of structure and fish to about 300 feet directly below.

Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - StructureScan

Elite-9 Ti | StructureScan Imaging


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - DownScan - SideScan

Elite-9 Ti | DownScan & SideScan



Sonar Trackback


Trackback – gives you access to your sonar history. Easily scroll back through the CHIRP sonar, SideScan, or DownScan Imaging history and mark the spots that you want to go back and checkout.


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Sonar Trackback

Elite Ti | Sonar History Trackback



FishReveal Smart View


FishReveal – makes fish easier to see. By combining CHIRP sonar fish arches with the high-resolution DownScan Imaging you get a view to distinguish fish easier.


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - With FishReveal

Elite Ti | With FishReveal


FishReveal overlays CHIRP sonar and DownScan Imaging on one screen eliminating the need to have a two-panel split-screen layout.



A Elite-9 Ti | Transducers


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Transducer

Elite-9 Ti | TotalScan Transducer


The 4 Transducer options include the TotalScan all-in-one, Med-High Skimmer, the LSS-HD StructureScan HD, and the HDI Transducer.

Here are the choices:

1. Med/High TotalScan is the all-in-one transducer for Med/High CHIRP and StructureScan HD with SideScan and DownScan Imaging. This one is the most popular solution.

2. Med-High Skimmer transducer for Med-High CHIRP Sonar only.

3. LSS-HD StructureScan HD transducer is for SideScan and DownScan Imaging only.

4. HDI Transducer combines Med/High CHIRP and DownScan Imaging only.



Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Shop Now

Elite-9 Ti ► Refurbished | Replacements



A Elite-9 Ti | Mapping


Pre-loaded C-MAP U.S. Enhanced Mapping – makes scouting fishy areas much easier.

High-Detail C-MAP U.S. charts show features like ledges, points, or drop-offs with a bird’s eye view of 1-foot contours on more than 3,000 lakes and standard 10-foot contours on more than 11,000 lakes.

The Elite Ti Series also comes preloaded with high-detail U.S. coastal mapping and includes the new C-MAP Navigation Palette.


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - C-Map Charts

Elite Ti | C-Map Charts – 9Ti shown


Additional charting support includes Lake Insight and Nautic Insight PRO and HD, Navionics Gold and HotMaps Premium, Fishing Hotspots PRO, and Jeppesen C-Map Max-N Wide.

The 18.2 Software update also added support for C-MAP Genesis Live.



A Elite-9 Ti | Dimensions


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti - Dimensions

Elite-9 Ti | Dimensions



A Elite-9 Ti | Connections


Lowrance Elite-9 Ti Rear Connections

Elite-9 Ti | Rear Connections


1. Power (12V input) only, or Power / NMEA 0183
2. NMEA 2000 – data in/out
3. Sonar – CHIRP | Broadband | DownScan | SideScan



A Elite-9 Ti | Resources




A Elite-9 Ti | Brochure


Lowrance EliteTi | Getting Started Manual

Lowrance Elite Ti | 2017 Brochure



A Key Facts: Elite-9 Ti


Performance Features

  • 9″ Color Screen
  • 1200 Nits Brightness
  • 800 x 480  SolarMax Display
  • Full Touchscreen | Button Control
  • Built-in 10 Hz high-sensitivity GPS
  • Viewing Angle 80° top/bottom, 85° left/right
  • Internal 10Hz GPS+WAAS/MSAS/EGNO
  • Built-In WiFi | Bluetooth
  • SmartSteer control for Xi5 Trolling Motor
  • AIS Support for Chart overlay
  • NMEA 2000 engine support
  • NMEA 0183 Support
  • Supports | SonicHub, SonicHub2 & FusionLink


Charting | Mapping

  • Ships with C-MAP | Lakes & U.S Coastal
  • Detailed U.S. background map
  • Compatible with Navionics+
  • Compatible with Lake Insight, Nautic Insight PRO/HD
  • Compatible C-MAP MAX-N | C-MAP Genesis Live
  • 1 –  MicroSD card slot | Max 32GB
  • 3000 waypoints
  • 100 Trails – 10,000 max track points
  • 100 Routes


Sounder | Fishfinder

  • Built-In | 3 Channel Sonar
  • Lowrance CHIRP sonar | 500 watts
  • CHIRP (Low/Mid/High) | 1000′
  • Traditional: 50/83/200kHz
  • SideScan: 455/800kHz | 300′
  • DownScan: 455/800kHz | 300′






Rodney Lee 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.






Model Elite-9 Ti
Physical dimensions 6.40" x 10.49" x 2.95"
162.75 x 266.50 x 75.10 mm
Weight 3.25lb (2.5kg)
Water rating IPX7 with card door closed
Display type Touchscreen | Button
Display size 9" diagonal
Display resolution 800 x 480 pixels
Display - Brightness 1200 nits
Power consumption 0.9A @ 13VDC with backlight on full
Supply - 12v DC (10-17VDC)
GPS Antenna Internal 10Hz GPS
Mounting options U Bracket | Flush Mount

Maps & Memory

Model Elite-9 Ti
Accepts data cards 1 MicroSD | Max 32GB
Waypoints 3000
Routes 100
Track log 100 Trails
Preloaded Maps High-Detail C-MAP US Enhanced Mapping.

Supports: Lowrance Lake Insight, Lake Insight PRO, and HD, Insight Genesis, Navionics Gold and HotMaps Premium, Fishing Hotspots PRO and C-Map Max-N.

Outdoor Recreation Features

Tide Tables Yes | C-MAP

Chartplotter Features

Model Elite-9 Ti
Radar compatible No
Sonar compatible Integrated: CHIRP | DownScan | SideScan | StructureScan HD
Supports AIS NMEA 2000 | NMEA 0183
Weather No
Supports DSC - GPS Data / VHF Yes
Supports FUSION-Link SonicHub®2
Black Box sonar support No
Planning Software Compatible Yes - Insight Planner
App-Control Compatibility Yes - Lowrance Link App
Remote Input Device - compatible No
Alarms GPS - Arrival, Off-Course, Anchor

Sonar Features & Specifications

Model Elite-9 Ti
Transmit Power 500W RMS
Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable 50/83/200kHz
CHIRP sonar technology Low/Mid/High CHIRP
ClearVü | Down 455/800kHz | DownScan
SideVü | Side 455/800kHz | SideScan
Forward View No
Sonar | Additional Max Depth:
1000' (mid/high CHIRP)
300' | Downscan
300' | Sidescan


Model Elite-9 Ti
NMEA 2000 compatible Yes
NMEA 0183 input ports 1 - With Cable
NMEA 0183 output ports 1- With Cable
Marine Network Ports NMEA 2000 - data input | output
Video input ports No
Video output ports No
Wireless connectivity Yes
BlueTooth connectivity Yes-Limited


Model Elite-9 Ti
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In The Box

In The Box Elite-9 Ti Unit
Gimbal Bracket & Knobs
Bracket Knobs for NSS evo2/Zeus2/HDS gen2T
FUSE-1 Set of 3 x 3-amp Fuses
7-pin Transducer to 9-pin Sonar Adapter
HDS/Elite/Hook/Mark Power Only Cable
7 pin blue XDCR TO 9 pin black adapter cable.


Downloadable PDF:


Additional Elite-9 Ti Manuals and Templates


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