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Old 05-12-13, 10:19 AM   #1
Todd Driscoll
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Default Software updates available for Lowrance HDS Gen2 and Gen2 Touch

http://www.lowrance.com/en-US/Software-Updates/

HDS Gen2 Touch Version 2.0 updated features:
  • Support for GoFree™ wireless connectivity through a WIFI-1 module and the Lowrance Controller app. Allows users to view their displays on compatible tablets and mobile phones, plus remote control from a compatible tablet. Requires Lowrance GoFree WIFI-1 module and controller app available on the Apple AppStore or Google Play Store.
  • Chart-sharing allows charts on memory cards to be shared across the Ethernet network. Insert any compatible Insight, Navionics® or Jeppesen® chart into one unit and view on any other networked HDS Gen2 display.
  • 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.
  • 5Hz internal antenna update now updates at a 5Hz update rate providing better trail accuracy and smoother chart rotation.
  • StructureMap™ HD capability enables users to convert recorded StructureScan™ sonar logs into stunning high definition underwater maps of lakes, rivers or the seafloor.
  • New Navionics features including contour shading, Dynamic Tides and Currents, and Easy View.
  • Support for the new Lowrance Point-1 10Hz external GPS antenna
  • New PDF reader
HDS Gen2 Keypad 2.0 includes the following improvements:
  • Support for GoFree™ wireless connectivity through a WIFI-1 module. Allows screen mirroring of the Gen2 display on compatible tablets, mobile phones and computers. Requires Lowrance GoFree WIFI-1 module and viewer app available on the Apple AppStore or Google Play Store.
  • Insight Genesis Compatibility for creating and viewing personal high-definition bathymetric contour maps from sonar log recordings you made yourself. Insight Genesis mapping can now be created and viewed on an HDS Gen2 chartplotter.
  • Chart-sharing allows charts on memory cards to be shared across the Ethernet network. Insert any compatible Insight, Navionics® or Jeppesen® chart into one unit and view on any other networked HDS Gen2 display.
  • 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.
  • 5Hz internal antenna update now updates at a 5Hz update rate providing better trail accuracy and smoother chart rotation.
  • StructureMap™ HD capability enables users to convert recorded StructureScan® HD sonar logs into stunning high-definition underwater maps of lakes, rivers or the seafloor.
  • Miscellaneous corrections
  • Support for the new Lowrance Point-1 10Hz external GPS antenna
  • Dual Chart capability
  • StructureScan auto-contrast
  • New panel configurations on HDS-8 and -10 displays
  • Added screen-capture shortcut
  • New PDF reader, and more
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