8" Keyed Fishfinder/GPS Combo for Cruising, Sailing or Fishing
The GPSMAP®: 840xs Fishfinder/GPS combo offer the angler a dazzling array of sonar choices, mapping alternatives, a cutting-edge receiver plus NMEA 2000 connectivity for simple and fast networking. You won’t find a more up-to-date fishfinder/chartplotter combo anywhere!
This combo is sold without a transducer. It is compatible with a range of transducers, including an all-in-one HD-ID™ and DownVü™ Transducer with a power rating of 500W: a depth rating of 1,900' (traditional) and 750' (DownVü), an operating frequency of 77/200kHz (traditional) and 455kHz (DownVü) and a 0° to 70° transom angle.
GPSMAP® 840xs is preloaded with US LakeVü HD maps with over 17,000 lakes, including over 5,700 HD lakes and US Coastal BlueChart g2 maps. Compatible with LakeVü HD Ultra, BlueChart® g2 and BlueChart g2 Vision™. In addition, two SD card slots allow gigabytes of mapping data storage.
Navigate smoothly with a high-sensitivity internal10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver that provides position and heading updates 10 times per second. Build your onboard network with NMEA 2000 support for autopilot capability, xHD radar, engine data, SiriusXM weather and more. Wirelessly connect to Apple iOS device for Garmin Helm or BlueChart Mobile. Fit them into nearly any helm station with flat, flush and bail mounting options.
What You’ll Need
The Garmin 50/200 kHz Traditional Transducers - 8 Pins are a good choice for the coastal angler, and are sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll get depth, speed and/or temperature readings. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:
|Standard Differential 50/200kHz Plastic Transom Mount Transducer (8-pin) (Primary)||Depth/Temperature||500W||Plastic||13178330|
|Airmar P66 200/50kHz Plastic Transom Mount Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Speed/ |
|Airmar P79 Adjustable 50/200kHz Plastic In-hull Transducer (8-pin)||Depth||600W||Plastic||13178512|
|Airmar P319 200/50kHz Plastic Thru-hull Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Temperature||600W||Plastic||13178389|
|Airmar B60 Tilted (20°) 50/200kHz Bronze Thru-hull Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Temperature||600W||Bronze||13178397|
The 77/200 kHz Traditional Transducers - 8 Pins are excellent for inland lake fishing, and are sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll get depth, speed and/or temperature readings. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:
|Transom/Trolling 77/200kHz Motor Mount Dual-Beam Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Temperature||500W||Plastic||14446264|
|AIRMAR P32 77/200kHz Transom Mount Triducer (8-pin)||Depth/Speed/ |
|AIRMAR P72 70/200kHz Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Temperature||500W||Plastic||14390736|
|Airmar P19 77/200kHz Tilted (12°) Plastic Thru-Hull Mount Transducer (8-pin)||Depth/Temperature||500W||Plastic||14390751|
The Down View/Side View Transducers - are sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll see straight down or down and to both sides. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:
|GCV 10 Black Box Sonar Module ||Down View/Side View/Temperature||500W||N/A||14908040|
|Garmin Down Vu Scanning Transducer||Down View/Temperature||500W||Plastic||15094113|
|Cartography||US Coastal/LakeVu HD|
|Diagonal Screen Size||8"|
|Maximum Depth||Varies with Transducer|
|Resolution||800 x 600|
|Specific Transducer||Sold Separately|
|Transmit Power||1kW (RMS); CHIRP: 600W (RMS)|
|Warranty Details||One Year|
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Comments about Garmin GPSMAP 840xs Fishfinder/GPS Combo, US Coastal & LakeVu HD maps, no Transducer:
Excellent unit for the money; beats the competition hands down. Only negative is that the waypoint symbols and nbrs are far too large and cannot be minimized. I have to hide them in order to see where I'm going in a congested waypoint environment!