HIGH DEFINITION | MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY
The Lowrance HDS-8 Gen1 | Fishfinder/GPS Chartplotter – Massive, high-definition 8″ 600V x 800H pixel Super VGA color screen detail. Bright SolarMAX™ PLUS display for superior sunlight and wider-angle viewing. Built-in Insight USA™ high-definition cartography with Fishing Hot Spots® detail, or enhanced U.S. basemap. Pure-white LED screen/keypad backlighting fully adjusts to zero-dim for night viewing.
“Rarely does a product hit the market that changes the way I fish. Built-in Broadband Sounder sonar and incredible mapping capabilities make it the best all-in-one unit I have ever used.” — Capt. Tom Rowland, Co-host Saltwater Experience TV
Broadband Sounder – Excellence in Structure Detection. A leap ahead in traditional 2-D analog fishfinding, award-winning HDS Broadband Sounder™ digital acoustic sonar presents peerless, high-detail marking and display of everything underwater. At higher speeds. At greater depths to 3,300 ft./1000 m.
Internal GPS Antenna – Spot-on Always | Advanced Lowrance high-sensitivity GPS receiver with WAAS corrections for reliable position accuracy in navigation.
Intuitive Insight High-Definition Mapping – Exclusive Lowrance Insight cartography give you the most unique viewing ever achieved for fishing and navigational guidance of U.S. inland lake and coastal waters. The dynamic contour relief produces a life-like presentation of underwater topography that’s enhanced with Fishing Hot Spots® detail.
SolarMAX™ Screen Technology – You Won’t Miss a Thing. The exclusive SolarMAX™ display technology renders the finest picture and detail – even in the brightest sun and at the widest viewing angles – of any recreational marine electronics. Super-white adjustable LED backlighting with zero-dim is also excellent for night vision clarity.
Special Key Features – Control on the Fly Unique FlyWheel™ scroll dial and display-dedicated soft function keys give the fastest and easiest access to key features/functions control of any display screen mode.
Easy Operation – Enjoy Selections from a Unique Menu Special, intuitive graphic + text user interface displays are easy to grasp and speed access and control of feature functions.
SD Media Card Port – Another Lowrance First Insert and display Insight HD, Navionics®, Fishing Hot Spots® or LakeMaster® digital charting options.. Record/save sonar logs and GPS detail data as well as screen captures. Upload performance-enhancing software upgrades. The HDS media port is totally waterproof.
Out-of-the-Box Networking – Plug-and-Play Perfected HDS features full plug-and-play connectivity for multifunction networking and performance options expansions with the versatility of dual platforms: High-speed Ethernet for data-intensive devices, plus NMEA 2000® for lower-bandwidth sharing of outboard engine and onboard sensors data with all networked displays.
Exclusive StructureScan™ Sonar Imaging – Picture-perfect sonar detail with the most technically-advanced and full panoramic viewing – left, right and straight down – with plug-and-play HDS Ethernet networking.
Exclusive DownScan Imaging™ – with a dedicated transducer crystal array for a sharp, accurate view of what’s straight down under the boat. Structure, fish and thermoclines are revealed with stunning picture-quality perfection and accuracy – an exclusive Lowrance feature like no other.
SideScan Imaging – Crisp side-view dimensional detail, up to 500 ft./152 m wide, so you can survey more water in less time to find productive spots. Reveals targets and their scan shadows – structure, game fish and baitfish alike.
Cartography Choices – HDS is fully compatible with the widest array of high-detail chartcards to maximize your time, fishing/navigation success, and safety on inland and coastal waters. All with the convenience of plug-and-play viewing.
Transducers – Versatile, super-sensitive choices for superior sonar sounding performance, from inland fresh water, to coastal in-shore and near-shore, to high-power/deep water offshore selections.
Broadband Radar™ – One of most signifcant advancement in recreational radar. Tune-free, close-in, high-detail that are easy and safe to mount anywhere, with HDS Ethernet networking and radar/chart overlay via NMEA 2000®.
HD Digital Radar – Advanced, high-definition radomes or open array with digital signal processing for target detection with superb accuracy in dark and foul weather. HDS Ethernet networking and radar/chart overlay via NMEA 2000®.
AIS (Automatic Identification System) Class B AIS – focuses your awareness on other AIS-equipped boats and ships in your vicinity and helps reduce the risk of collision by exchanging safety data between them. Displayed on HDS via NMEA 2000® data network.
High-Speed GPS Antenna – Enhanced and incredible GPS position accuracy at even the highest boat speeds in a 5
Hz 16-channel antenna module with true position updates five times every second when networked to HDS via NMEA 2000® data network.
LWX-1 SIRIUS® Satellite Weather/Radio – This plug-and-play smart antenna module networks with any onboard HDS display for real-time, high-resolution NOWRad® satellite weather, plus digital stereo radio, with inland and coastal SIRIUS® subscription choices.
SonicHub™ Marine Audio Server – Experience a whole new audio wave in onboard entertainment with the world’s first
marine-grade, waterproof audio hub/docking system with the convenience of total control using any HDS multifunction display.
Boat/Engine/Fuel Management – Lowrance innovation delivers the most comprehensive selection of NMEA 2000® network gauges, sensors and engine interfacing for improved vessel systems management and
Lowrance HDS-8 Gen1 | Resources:
7.8" x 10.6" x 4"
198 x 269 x 101 mm
|IPX7 with card door closed
|Keypad | Super VGA SolarMax
|800 x 600 pixels
|Display - Brightness
.9A @ 13VDC with backlight on full
Supply - 12v DC (10-18VDC)
|Internal - 16-channel high-sensitvity
|GPS | WAAS
|Gimble | Flush Mount
|Accepts data cards
|2 SD|MMC|MMC+ | Max 32GB
|10 Trails | 12,000 points each
Built-in High-Definition Insight Mapping Options: Basemap or Insight USA
Supports: Navionics Platinum+ and Platinum chartcards with TurboView for worldwide coverage - as well as Navionics Hotmaps Platinum, Lowrance Hot Spots Pro and LakeMaster ProMaps (Americas)
|Yes | Class B
|Yes | LWX-1 SIRIUS
|Supports DSC - GPS Data / VHF
|Black Box sonar support
|StructureScan / LSS-1
|Planning Software Compatible
|Yes - Insight Planner
|Remote Input Device - compatible
GPS - Arrival, Off-Course, Anchor
Sonar - Shallow, Deep, Temp change
|Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable
|Yes | 250W RMS
|Dual-Beam Sonar (77/200 kHz) capable
|455/800kHz (DownScan) | With LSS-1
|CHIRP sonar technology
|ClearVü | Down
|SideVü | Side
|StructureScan HD | With LSS-1
|NMEA 2000 compatible
|NMEA 0183 input ports
|NMEA 0183 output ports
|Marine Network Ports
|Video input ports
|Video output ports
|In The Box
HDS-8 Gen1 - Bezel
U mounting bracket