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Lowrance Elite-4 HDI Fishfinder/Chartplotter With Lake Insight Pro Cartography

Item # 778638
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Key Features

  • DownScan Imaging for picture-like detail

  • Easy-to-use menu system

  • 4.3" color display

  • Lake Insight Pro cartography

  • Transducer included


Our Price   $299.99

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Product Description
lowrance Lowrance Elite-4 HDI Fishfinder Chartplotter

The Lowrance Elite-4 HDI comes with an accurate built-in GPS that includes a detailed US background basemap, a microSD card slot for map upgrades, and a highly efficient transducer.

Lowrance Hybrid Dual Imaging (HDI) combines the power of two award-winning technologies into a single unit for the best possible views beneath your boat. The Broadband Sounder is excellent for marking fish arches and tracking lure action, plus DownScan Imaging reveals easy-to-understand, picture-like detail of structure and bottom with no interpretation needed. Lowrance's exclusive technology also overlays the DownScan Imaging onto the Broadband Sounder display for one stunning view that separates and clearly exposes fish targets from surrounding structure.

The 4.3" Elite color display with 272H x 480V resolution provides brilliant visibility and clear viewing in all conditions. The highly accurate built-in GPS includes a detailed US background map and a microSD card slot for map upgrades. Also features TrackBack for accessing multiple pages of sonar history, Advanced Signal Processing, split-screen multi-window display, and a new easier-to-use menu system. Broadband Sounder (83/200 kHz) plus DownScan Imaging (455/800 kHz) for depths to 750' (300' w/DSI). 250W RMS. Includes FREE Lake Insight Pro Cartography with contours and fishing details on inland lakes plus a protective suncover for the Elite-4.

Lake Insight Pro Cartography provides superb U.S. inland lake coverage, including the Great Lakes, with detailed fishing and navigation information. Over 6300 lakes with standard-definition contours and over 2300 lakes with high-definition contours. Plus Enhanced Fishing Hot Spots with more than 200,000 points of interest. All of the lower 48 states on a single card.
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Specifications
Model Elite-4 HDI
Display Type Color TFT
Display Size 4.3" diag.
Display Resolution 480 x 272
Included Cartography Lake Insight Pro
Accepts Data Cards microSD cards
Power Output 250 Watts RMS
Operating Frequency 83/200/455/800 kHz
Max. Depth 750' (300' DSI)

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4.6

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Compact (14)
  • Easy storage (6)
  • Waterproof (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating / sailing (17)
    • Fishing (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (13), Advanced (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (16), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Liked Garmin - Love Lowrance Elite-4 HDI

    Lowrance has put everything you need into this single unit. (20 Transducer Cable, Cover, Downscan Imaging, Fishfinder, Split Screen, GPS, Maps for Inland Lakes and tons of add-on options to enhance...Read complete review

    Lowrance has put everything you need into this single unit. (20 Transducer Cable, Cover, Downscan Imaging, Fishfinder, Split Screen, GPS, Maps for Inland Lakes and tons of add-on options to enhance the unit's capabilities. Couldn't find anything close in terms of price and functionality. Spent an hour installing and the unit did not disappoint. Downscan imaging works really well and the maps were loaded / ready to use right out of the box. I have searched for apps / units that mapped our inland lake but had not been able to find anything usable or up to date. I was pleasantly supprised to see that our lake was not only mapped, but also very accurate. It was exactly what is needed to see where lake depths drop and rise. Best feature is the ability to mark fishing hotspots! GPS shows you direct course and gets you back to your exact locations as quickly as possible. Only downside is the learning curve because of all the features.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Lowrance GPS/ Depth Finder

    The ice isn't out so the unit is still in the box

    The ice isn't out so the unit is still in the box

    Reviewed by 20 customers

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    5.0

    Good for the money

    By Jake

    from Mississippi

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Solid Deoth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating

      Product is great for the money. Easy to use and good for beginners or someone needing a reliable depth finder on a small or medium size boat.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      search no more, this one does it all!

      By ron

      from western ny

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy Storage
      • Easy To Use
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating
        • Gps Is Great

        I bought this unit for its gps capabilities, its great and the chart plotting is super

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Lowrance Elite 4HDI

        By earthsteward1

        from Hackensack, MN

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy Storage
        • Easy To Use
        • Safe
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Great locator.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great product

          By BSC

          from Graham, NC

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Waterproof

          Cons

          • Disk Lake Pro

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          It's easy to use. I like the split screen with the chart plotter and sonar.

          One negative on the lake pro disk included. The disk does not fit into the unit. You have to purchase the smaller disk and load the info from the larger disk to the smaller disk.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Very Nice

          By Bass-O-Matic

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Transom Bracket

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Transom bracket and hardware could use a little improvement. Otherwise I have this unit and it's big brother and really like them. Having a maps card is a must!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          • Q:

            Our lake is shallow and has many unmarked obstacles ... Can the depth/objects be observed forwrd of the boat?
            Asked on 8/16/2014 by jack from Lake Umbagog, NH/ME

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              This unit reads depth and obstructions under the boat. You are looking for a product called a "Forward Looking Sonar"---this product exists but costs much more.

              Answered on 8/20/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Does the base have a quick release. I don't want to leave the unit on the boat when it is unattended.
            Asked on 8/4/2014 by Sherlock from Maine

            2 answers

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              The display can be removed--though its not a one touch quick release button as seen on the Humminbird products.

              Answered on 8/12/2014 by Anonymous
            • VERIFIED BUYER

              A:

              yes

              Answered on 8/6/2014 by ron from western ny
          • Q:

            Does this tell speed?
            Asked on 7/28/2014 by Richard from Greer,SC

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              Yes--you will get a COG (course over ground) speed read out via GPS.

              Answered on 7/29/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Will the transducer work thru-hull on a fiberglass boat?
            Asked on 7/16/2014 by Dean from Columbus, Ohio

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              For best performance--far and above the unit needs to be transom mounted.
              You can mount in-hull--but you will lose some sensitivity on the imaging portion of the sonar. You will need to find a mounting location with no bottom strakes or contours. Once you have your location--you will need to sand off the top of your mounting surface and sand off the gloss on the bottom of the transducer. Then--affix the transducer in place with marine grade epoxy ensuring to remove all bubbles for best performance.

              Answered on 7/22/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Does the Elite-4 HDI have a map card available with the maps for Ontario, Manitoba, and/or Saskatchewan Canada available?
            Asked on 7/7/2014 by The Old Curmudgeon from Fargo ND

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              You will need to purchase the appropriate Navionics card for your application.

              Answered on 7/16/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Does this come with the base map that will include the detail to use along the eastern US coastline?
            Asked on 7/6/2014 by Ml from Raleigh NC

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              The Lowrance BaseMap is pretty detailed---but not a complete obviously as a dedicated chartcard for the area. This package contains a Lake Insight card----but you for dedicated coastal navigation you may wish to purchase the Lowrance Nautic Insight card.

              Answered on 7/7/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Hello, would like to know if this gps/fishfinder will work outside U.S.? I'm from Asia.
            hope to hear from you soon. thanks
            Asked on 7/1/2014 by paul

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question. This is a US/North American model. You will need to contact a local dealer for the International /ROW (rest of world) version.

              Answered on 7/7/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Does this unit tell the water temperature?
            Asked on 6/14/2014 by David the newbie from Texas

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Per the mfg description--yes this unit offers water temperature readings.

              Answered on 6/16/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            what all is included in the box for this item?
            Asked on 6/12/2014 by donnbo from san jose ca.

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              Included in the box: Elite-4 display, suncover, Lowrance lake insight pro chartcard, transom mount transducer and install kit, operation/owners manual.

              Answered on 6/13/2014 by Anonymous
          • Q:

            Does this unit come with a transducer and if so, what frequency is the transducer?
            Asked on 6/11/2014 by Son from Omaha, NE

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your question.
              This unit does come with a transom mount transducer with the operating frequencies of 83/200/455/800khz (2D sonar is 83/200----DSI is 455/800).

              Answered on 6/11/2014 by Anonymous
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