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New 16-inch screen model joins Lowrance HDS Carbon range.

Navico has released details of the largest Lowrance multifunction display ever produced, the HDS-16 Carbon model which features a 16-inch screen. The new model, which will be available in May, joins the range of 7-, 9- and 12-inch HDS Carbon models announced last year.

Lowrance says having a 16-inch screen means that users will be able to display the equivalent of four 7-inch screens on the same display.

“We are confident anglers are going to be excited about HDS Carbon 16, the biggest display ever produced in the 60-year history of Lowrance,” said Leif Ottosson, CEO, Navico. “Combining a 16-inch high definition display with our exclusive SolarMAX HD technology and the high-level performance of the HDS Carbon series will provide anglers with an on the water experience second to none. Anglers will not find a better combination of power and precision on the market.”

The new model features the SolarMAX screen technology which is exclusive to the Carbon range offering 1920x1080 HD resolution for greater clarity and sharpness. Features of the new unit include dual-core processing, StructureScan 3D with SideScan and DownScan Imaging, StructureMap, Broadband Radar and SiriusXM Weather Chart Overlay. It also includes Live Network Sonar which enables anglers to view two independent, live sonar sources at different locations, Bluetooth control of multiple Power-Pole shallow water anchors, and Bluetooth audio streaming from the SonicHub2 marine entertainment system.

The unit supports radar, SmartSteer control of Motorguide Xi5 trolling motors and the Lowrance Outboard Pilot, and full engine data integration via Mercury VesselView Link. Mapping options include Insight Genesis custom mapping, C-MAP Insight PRO, C-MAP Lake Insight HD, C-MAP MAX-N+, Navionics and more.

The HDS Carbon 16 will be available through authorised Lowrance dealers and distributors in Australia with the following options:

  • HDS Carbon 16 with No Transducer - $6,799 (inc. GST)
  • HDS Carbon 16 Med/High/TotalScan - $6,999 (inc. GST)
  • HDS Carbon 16 Med/High/3D Bundle - $7,599 (inc. GST)
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