Author Topic: xhs 9 HDSI 180 T on a trolling motor?  (Read 727 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline leeland

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Joined: Jun 2012
  • location: Wisconsin
  • Posts: 29
xhs 9 HDSI 180 T on a trolling motor?
« on: May 10, 2018, 08:41:17 PM »
Hello all,

I am looking for feedback on the best approach for mounting a transducer on the TM.  I recently picked up a second locator (1189c SI) and plan on moving my 898c SI to the bow of my boat.  I have the xhs 9 HDSI 180 T transducer available to mount on the TM, I just need to figure out the mounting method (using a transducer saver or a different bracket like the AD STM 7)

Currently I have a motor guide W75.   I also read about the Xtm 9 Si 180 T which looks like the same transducer except for a TM.  The transducer I got was second hand but was a spare so it is basically brand new...I have read that there was a possible trade in option but I am not entirely sure if I could do that with my second transducer I picked up.

Any comments / input is really appreciated as I have read a bunch of posts and want to try to get as much guidance on the pieces to get before I start to assemble.

Thanks in advance,
Lee


Offline rnvinc

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Joined: Nov 2009
  • location: Western KY
  • Posts: 3426
  • Unit(s): 1197c SI Combo, Onix 8ci SI Combo
  • Software: Dependent on whim
  • Accessories: AS GRHA, AS GPS HS, LowBird LSS 1 & 2
Re: xhs 9 HDSI 180 T on a trolling motor?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 09:01:27 PM »
XTM 9 SI 180 T is the trolling motor puck version of the XNT 9 SI 180 T compact SI xducer  ...

XHS 9 HDSI 180 T is the Hi-def SI xducer - which has longer SI piezoes and will get somewhat better SI images than either version of the compact SI xducer I listed above  ...

There is XTM 9 HDSI 180 T which is the same xducer as XHS 9 HDSI 180 T but comes with the AD STM 7 trolling motor bracket instead of transom hardware  ...
-----

There is this option for cable management on an electric steer TM  ...

https://www.cornfieldcrappiegear.com/product-page/cable-save-r

You may need to contact them to see if any of their models will fit your specific TM  ...

Rickie
« Last Edit: May 10, 2018, 09:03:14 PM by rnvinc »

Offline leeland

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Joined: Jun 2012
  • location: Wisconsin
  • Posts: 29
Re: xhs 9 HDSI 180 T on a trolling motor?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2018, 10:00:31 PM »
Thanks Rickie for the info on that cable management!


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
4 Replies
4441 Views
Last post December 07, 2011, 10:12:48 AM
by Humminbird_Greg
1 Replies
1797 Views
Last post September 17, 2012, 11:55:39 AM
by Humminbird_Greg
2 Replies
1804 Views
Last post November 18, 2012, 04:15:05 AM
by Gregpen
9 Replies
5681 Views
Last post March 29, 2013, 11:01:11 PM
by wolfs4evr
4 Replies
2085 Views
Last post March 07, 2013, 02:43:32 PM
by Turk
3 Replies
2912 Views
Last post April 09, 2013, 04:20:16 AM
by RGecy
2 Replies
1875 Views
Last post June 11, 2013, 08:28:36 AM
by ITGEEK
2 Replies
2026 Views
Last post February 12, 2014, 11:10:40 AM
by Humminbird_Greg


anything
SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal