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HDS-7 Gen2 Touch

HDS-7 Gen2 Touch

Brand: Lowrance
Category: Chartplotters | Fishfinders
  • Screen Size: 7" Brilliant SolarMax™ Display
  • Input Type: Touch Screen
  • Charts: Insight USA
  • Chart Card Slots: 1 SD Slot
  • Wifi: Optional
  • Sonar: Broadband | StructureScan

HDS-7 Gen2 Touch - Price



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Lowrance HDS-7 Gen2 Touch




Easy-To-Use, Touchscreen Control – Fewer button presses, making it simple to quickly master advanced features. The first touchscreen display created with anglers in mind, it’s even easy to use in rough conditions. Plus, SolarMAX™ enhancements for superior sunlight and wider-angle viewing.

Built-in, Four-Channel Sonar Technology – Dedicated StructureScan® HD signals for left and right side views, plus DownScan Imaging™ to get the whole picture. Award-winning Broadband Sounder™ for a more complete view of structure and fish detail that’s easier to interpret.

Intuitive Insight USA™ Mapping – Standard on all HDS® chartplotter models in the Americas. Contour relief shading produces a life-like presentation of underwater topography.

Brighter Displays – Unmatched clarity and detail in a 7-inch display that packs amazing power into a compact package.

Introducing Insight Genesis™ – Create your own map from real sonar data that you record with accurate, high-resolution 1-foot Contours, bottom hardness and even weed lines.

Flexible Networking Options – Network and share data across all HDS displays for the ultimate flexibility and cost-savings. NMEA 2000®, NMEA 0183 and Ethernet-compatible with 1 Ethernet port.




Key Facts:

Lowrance HDS-7 Gen2 Touch


  • Touch 7″ Widescreen
  • 800×480 with Brilliant SolarMax™ Display
  • Full Control via touchscreen
  • Built-in CHIRP/Broadband Sounder
  • Built-in StructureScan™ (with StructureScan™ transducer)
  • Built-in Hi Sensitivity 16 Channel GPS/Antenna
  • Optional Wireless connectivity
  • Best-in class screen brightness
  • Full size SD card slot
  • NMEA 2000® and high-speed Ethernet port
  • Wide selection of cartography options
  • Flush mount or Surface Mount Bracket



HDS-7 Gen2 Touch vs HDS-7 Gen2


Other than the touch screen there are several differences between the HDS Gen2 and the HDS Gen2 Touch lines.

  • HDS Gen2 Touch has auto adjusting StructureScan™ contrast
  • HDS 12 & 9 Gen2 Touch models have 2 Ethernet ports on the back & support video in
    (with optional input cable)
  • HDS Gen2 Touch – Includes StructureScan™ | No black box module needed


HDS-7 Gen2 Touch - Price




Model HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
Physical dimensions 5.76" x 8.44" x 3.24"
Weight 3.04lb (1.38kg)
Water rating IPX7 with card door closed
Display type Touch
Display size 7" diagonal
Display resolution 800x480
Display - Brightness 1250 nits
Power consumption 12 W (0.9 A @ 13 V DC)
12 V DC (10.8 - 17.0 V DC min - max)
GPS Antenna Built-in 5Hz GPS | 16 Channel
Mounting options Surface Mount Bracket | Flush Mount

Maps & Memory

Model HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
Accepts data cards 1 SD Slot - Max 32GB
Waypoints 5000
Routes 200
Track log 10 Trails
Preloaded Maps Built-in Insight USA (Americas) or
Worldwide background map (non-Americas)

Optional Insight Genesis, Fishing Hot Spots, CMAP, Navionics, Dual Chart Mode will show Navionics and Lowrance charts side by side.

Navionics Platinum, Premium, & HotMaps for lakes. Platinum+, Gold XG, Gold XG-3, & Fish 'n Chip for marine use.
MapCreate 5, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7

Outdoor Recreation Features

Tide Tables Yes

Chartplotter Features

Model HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
Radar compatible Broadband and Digital Radar
Sonar compatible Integrated: Broadband | StructureScan
Supports AIS Class B AIS
Weather SiriusXM via WM-3 (USA & Canada)
Supports DSC - GPS Data / VHF Yes
Supports FUSION-Link SonicHub | SonicHub2
Black Box sonar support Yes
Planning Software Compatible Yes - Insight Planner
App-Control Compatibility Optional with/WiFi - GoFree™ View/Control
Remote Input Device - compatible No
Alarms Navigation
Radar - when connected
Weather - when connected

Sonar Features & Specifications

Model HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
Transmit Power 500W
Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable 50/200 | 83/200 kHZ (Broadband)
Dual-Beam Sonar (77/200 kHz) capable 455/800kHz (StructureScan)
CHIRP sonar technology NA
ClearVü | Down No
SideVü | Side StructureScan® HD with SonarHub
Forward View No


Model HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
NMEA 2000 compatible Yes - 1
NMEA 0183 input ports 2
NMEA 0183 output ports 2
Marine Network Ports Ethernet | 1
Video input ports No
Video output ports No
Wireless connectivity Optional - Module WIFI-1
BlueTooth connectivity Optional - Thru SonicHub 2


Model Lowrance HDS-7 Gen2 Touch
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In The Box

In The Box HDS-7 Gen-2 Touch Unit
Mounting Bracket | Knobs | Fasteners
Power Cable
HDS-7 Gen-2 Touch Bezel
HDS-7 Gen-2 Sun cover


Downloadable PDF:


HDS-7 Gen2 Touch – Manual



HDS-7 Gen2 Touch - Installation Manual

HDS-7 Gen2 Touch – Install Manual



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