Transducer location on Larson 180 sei

Discussion in 'OnBoard Electronics & Controls' started by Lawmaniwas, Jul 22, 2017.

  1. Lawmaniwas
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    Lawmaniwas New Member

    Any suggestions as to where the best place to mount my transducer should be? 15007449102971210121623.jpg
     
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Welcome to the forum.

    There's no real ideal location generally, you are limited with transom mounts, so it gets placed where it can be. This is unfortunate, though a reality, but you can make adjustments to improve signal strength and clarity.

    Have a look here;
    > Transducer Installation Placement RULES-Transducer Location-Transducer Mount-High speed-Side Scan-Down Scan-Side Imaging-Structure Scan http://www.sternmate.com/Where.html <
    which is a starting point. I've found high speed transom mounts very unreliable in terms of information they can offer. I think through hull transducers are far superior and can be located where the information is more useful.
     
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