Suggested settings for your DELUXE fish finder

 

 

 

User Mode ‘transducer - wireless’

 

Set on ‘wireless’

 

Sensitivity ‘1 – 9’

 

Set this to 4 as your starting figure. If the water is extremely clear with virtually no suspended solids and little weed growth then you can put this setting up to 6. The time to turn the sensitivity down is when you get multiple targets showing on the screen from pieces of weed and other suspended solids in the water. This most often happens in, or just after, windy conditions when the lake has been churned up. We’ve also had problems after spawning with shoals of fry.

 

Depth range ‘auto- 5- 10- 20- 30- 40m auto- 15- 30- 45- 60- 75- 90- 105- 120- 135ft’

 

If you’re using your finder and the screen resets and starts plotting afresh from the right hand side of the screen then you’re using the auto setting. This can be annoying and confusing. We recommend that you set the depth range to just beyond the maximum depth in your swim. If the swim’s maximum depth is 13ft then set the depth range to 15ft. If the maximum depth is 21ft, set the depth range to 30ft and so on. If you set the depth range at, for example, 15ft and you go into 16ft of water, the bottom plot will disappear from the bottom of the screen.

 

Zoom ‘off- 5- 10- 15- 20- 30- 40m off- 15- 30- 45- 60- 75- 90- 105- 120- 135ft’

 

This feature is designed for deep water fishing and has no real use on the back of a bait boat. Set it to ‘off’ and forget about it.

 

Depth alarm ‘auto- 5- 10- 20- 30- 40m auto- 15- 30- 60- 90- 120ft’

 

Unless you’ve attached your cradle to a full size boat and don’t want to drag the propeller on the bottom always have this one switched off. If your receiver starts bleeping and shows ‘depth alarm’ on the screen, you’ve got this switched on.

 

Fish alarm ‘off- big fish only- big and medium fish- all fish’

 

If you want to have the receiver bleep when it finds a big fish / big and medium sized fish choose the appropriate icon, otherwise leave it off.

 

Fish id+ ‘off- on’

 

If you have the Fish Icon set to on, then, as expected, fish symbols appear on the screen. If you don’t, you get the opportunity to decipher the returned signal for yourself. As you become more able to interpret the signals on the screen, you‘ll find that you switch this to ‘off’

 

Contrast ‘1 – 5’

 

Set to personal preference

 

Units ‘feet/C- metres/F- metres/C- feet/F’

 

‘Old skool’ or metric taught? Your choice.

 

Batt alarm ‘ Off- 8.5v- 9.0v- 9.5v- 10.0v- 10.5v- 11.0v- 11.5v- 12.0v- 12.5v- 13.0v 13.5v’

 

Handy to warn you when the battery pack needs changing – mine is set at 10.5v

 

Bottom View ‘structure id- black- whiteline- inverse’

 

These are your greyscale settings. Structure id is natural greyscale – less dense objects appear grey, more dense objects appear black. My personal setting is ‘inverse’ to show weed and silt on top of clay and gravel.

 

Buzzer ‘on – off’

 

If a fish is detected, the buzzer sounds when this function is switched on.

 

Light ‘All off- side on- top on- bottom on’

 

As you toggle through the menu, more lights appear on the screen in the indicated positions.

 

 

 

Version 1. 03.01.2012