lowrance HDS-7 Gen2 Touch


What does the 74% ReviewGist Score mean?

Lowrance Gen2 Touch HDS-7 is recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 74%. This is because even though the Lowrance Gen2 Touch HDS-7 has garnered positive reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Positive ratings from over 3 review sources with an average rating of 3.0 stars. Top review sources include Amazon.com(3.3 stars), BassPro.com and TheGPSStore.com.
  • Released 2 years 3 months ago (Oct 2012) which makes it one of the very old gps devices in the market.


Key Features
Designation Marine
Form Factor Fixed
Input Method Touch Screen
Map capabilities Internal
Screen Size 6.4 inch
User interface Touch Screen
Display Size 6.4 in
Display Type LCD TFT Display
Resolutions 800 x 480
Technical Features
Special Features Waterproof
Marine Features Sonar
Other Features
PC Interface USB
Environmental Protection IPX7 Waterproof Standard
Depth 3.5 in.
Height 6.4 in.
Weight 3.1 lb.
Width 8.8 in.
ReviewGist ID 72005,146810924

Manufacturer Description

Lowrance HDS-7 GEN2 Plotter/Sounder, with 6.4-inch LCD, Insight USA Cartography, and 50/200KHz transom mount transducer. The new, Generation 2 series of multi-function displays are a revolutionary step forward in fishfinding and navigation-electronics innovation. Featuring lightning-fast chart redraw, they combine the legendary, best-in-class Lowrance technology, fully integrated weather and radar solutions and an attractive case design that is more convenient to install. Plus, a new easier-to-use operating system simplifies access to frequently used (and more advanced) features, to enhance your boating pleasure and fishing success. For building an onboard system, HDS provides a truly advanced definition in multi-tasking compatibilities. Its exclusive, high-resolution 6.4-inch 16-bit color SolarMAX PLUS display with adjustable backlighting makes it a viewing wonder, day or night. To precisely find your way, a new high-sensitivity 16-channel GPS+WAAS antenna is built-in. The plotter comes pre-loaded with Insight USA (inland & offshore) Cartography, which gives life-like representations not only of the topography of the land, but of the underwater structure as well. Plus, HDS units are now fully compatible with all Navionics chart cards â?? Platinum+, Platinum, Platinum HotMaps â?? with satellite imagery, aerial photos, and 3D views. A Broadband sounder is standard on all HDS fishfinder models, allowing you to mark and display everything underwater at higher speeds and at greater depths. Included is a 50/200KHz transducer, ideal for offshore applications. The HDS GEN2 is a true network system, allowing you to add multiple displays, radar, and satellite weather receivers.
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