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HDS-9 Gen2 Touch

HDS-9 Gen2 Touch

Brand: Lowrance
Category: Chartplotters | Fishfinders
  • Screen Size: 9" Brilliant SolarMax™ Display
  • Input Type: Touch Screen
  • Pre-Loaded Charts: Insight USA
  • Chart Card Slots: 2 SD Slots
  • Wifi: Optional
  • Sonar: Broadband | StructureScan

Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Price



Key Facts | Full Specs | Manuals | Videos


Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch


Lowrance - HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Navigation


Easy to use touchscreen – Revolutionary new user interface provides lightning-fast, fingertip access to all HDS features. Intuitive menus, cursor assist, snap-to setting markers and innovative preview panes with quick-touch slider bars provide unparalleled control in all weather and water conditions.

Built-in StructureScan® HD sonar imaging – Enjoy picture-like, 180-degree views of structure and fish below your boat. Plus, overlay live high-definition bottom imagery on top of your charts using the innovative StructureMap™ feature. Requires optional StructureScan® HD transducer.

Built-in, award-winning Broadband Sounder™ – Display and mark gamefish, baitfish and structure at higher speeds and at greater depths – from 1 to 3,000 feet.

New, StructureMap™ HD capability – Use recorded StructureScan® HD logs to create stunning underwater images of lakes, rivers or seafloor. StructureMap can be viewed as an overlay, and toggled on and off to provide the ultimate in situational awareness in relation to both chart and bottom detail.

Super-accurate, internal 5Hz GPS antenna – 5Hz position update rate provides more accurate trails and smoother chart performance for the maximum in reliable position accuracy. Supports WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS corrections. For even greater performance and functionality, add an external Lowrance Point-1 10Hz GPS antenna with built in compass.

TrackBack™ to review and save key hotspots – Scroll-back thru Broadband Sounder™ or StructureScan® HD sonar imaging history to review structure or fish targets and pinpoint the location with a waypoint.
GoFree™ Wireless ready – View and control select fishfinder and chartplotter displays wirelessly using supported tablets and smartphones and the free GoFree app. Requires the revolutionary WIFI-1 module.

Extensive mapping options – HDS Gen2 Touch includes built-in charts or bundled map options, and is compatible with the most expansive selection of cartography on the market. Options include Insight™ HD, Insight™ PRO, Insight Genesis™, Navionics®, C-Map Max-N, TOPO, and more. All charting options can be used with Insight Planner™ PC planning software. Visit the Insight Store for more details.

Multi-view and chart sharing – View Navionics® cartography simultaneously with the charts of your choice, in 2D or 3D perspective view, with independent control, range and overlay capabilities. Plus, get the maximum from your chart card purchases; buy one map card and view it on all networked HDS Gen2 or Gen2 Touch chartplotter displays.

Depth contour shading and shallow water highlight – Use these new features with Navionics Charts to quickly identify fishing areas of interest or to highlight shallow water areas requiring extra caution.

New, Insight Genesis™ personalized maps – Make your own maps using recorded sonar logs, upload data to Insight Genesis™ account, view secure custom chart detail online, adjust contour lines, add optional vegetation or bottom-hardness overlays, download to an SD card and use on the water.

  • Optional video-camera input (video camera input cable sold separately).
  • Brilliant, enhanced SolarMAX™ PLUS display for superior sunlight and wider-angle viewing.
  • Affordable NMEA 2000® and high-speed dual Ethernet ports.
  • Two full-sized SD card slots.




Key Facts:

Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch


  • Touch 9″ Widescreen
  • Widescreen, 16:9 ; WVGA color TFT LCD
  • 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
  • 2 Full size SD card slots
  • 2 NMEA 2000® and high-speed Ethernet port
  • Wide selection of cartography options
  • Flush mount or Surface Mount Bracket



HDS-9 Gen2 Touch vs HDS-9 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


Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Price




Model HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
Physical dimensions 6.65" H x 10.43 " W x 3.32" D
(168.91 x 264.92 x 84.33 mm)
Weight 4.6lbs (2.1kg)
Water rating IPX7 with card door closed
Display type Touch
Display size 9" diagonal
Display resolution 800x480
Display - Brightness 1200 nits
Power consumption 1.2A @13V DC
Input - 10.8 - 17vDC
GPS Antenna Built-in 5Hz GPS | 16 Channel
Mounting options Surface Mount Bracket | Flush Mount

Maps & Memory

Model HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
Accepts data cards 2 SD Slots - Max 32GB Each
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-9 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-9 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-9 Gen2 Touch
NMEA 2000 compatible Yes - 1
NMEA 0183 input ports 2
NMEA 0183 output ports 2
Marine Network Ports Ethernet | 2
Video input ports Optional
Video output ports No
Wireless connectivity Optional - Module WIFI-1
BlueTooth connectivity Optional - Thru SonicHub 2


Model Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
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In The Box

In The Box HDS-9 Gen-2 Touch Unit
Mounting Bracket | Knobs | Fasteners
Power Cable
HDS-9 Gen-2 Touch Bezel
HDS-9 Gen-2 Sun cover


Downloadable PDF:


HDS-9 Gen2 Touch – Manual



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