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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


HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Full Specs


  • 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
  • Display size
    9" diagonal
  • Display resolution
  • Display - Brightness
    1200 nits
  • Power consumption
    1.2A @13V DC
    Input - 10.8 - 17vDC
  • GPS Antenna
    Built-in 5Hz GPS | 16 Channel
  • GPS Receiver
  • Mounting options
    Surface Mount Bracket | Flush Mount

Maps & Memory

  • Model
    HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
  • Accepts data cards
    2 SD Slots - Max 32GB Each
  • Waypoints
  • Routes
  • 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.
    CMAP - MAX-N, MAX-N+
    MapCreate 5, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7

Outdoor Recreation Features

  • Tide Tables

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
  • Supports FUSION-Link
    SonicHub | SonicHub2
  • Black Box sonar support
  • Planning Software Compatible
    Yes - Insight Planner
  • App-Control Compatibility
    Optional with/WiFi - GoFree™ View/Control
  • Remote Input Device - compatible
  • Alarms
    Radar - when connected
    Weather - when connected

Sonar Features & Specifications

  • Model
    HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
  • Transmit Power
  • 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
  • ClearVü | Down
  • SideVü | Side
    StructureScan® HD with SonarHub
  • Forward View


  • Model
    HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
  • NMEA 2000 compatible
    Yes - 1
  • NMEA 0183 input ports
  • NMEA 0183 output ports
  • Marine Network Ports
    Ethernet | 2
  • Video input ports
  • Video output ports
  • Wireless connectivity
    Optional - Module WIFI-1
  • BlueTooth connectivity
    Optional - Thru SonicHub 2


  • Model
    Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch
  • Current Price
    Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Price

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

HDS-9 Gen2 Touch - Manual

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