New chartplotters offer an easy-to-use touchscreen with key assist, Garmin’s best-in-class fishfinder, built-in maps and more
Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s most innovative and recognized manufacturer of marine electronics, today announced new ECHOMAP™ UHD2 Series Chartplotters offering anglers premium features like ultra-high definition sonar, preloaded Garmin Navionics+™ mapping with a one-year subscription included for daily map updates, wireless networking for data sharing, and support for Garmin’s award-winning LiveScope™ live scanning sonar. Available with a bright 6″, 7″, or 9″ sunlight-readable touchscreen display with key assist, anglers can easily control and operate the features they depend on for a successful day on the water, including zooming in or out on the map or quickly switching between different sonar views.
“The ECHOMAP UHD2 series has the power and functionality to meet the demands of today’s angler,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “They’ll know the water better than a local thanks to our best-in-class sonar and mapping that come preloaded on the new units, and they’ll revel in the lightning-fast map redraw speeds and convenience of the all-in-one ECHOMAP UHD2. a design.”
For clear images of fish and structure, the new ECHOMAP UHD2 chartplotters are available with an ultra-high-definition GT54UHD or GT56UHD transducer that delivers brilliant ClearVü.™ and SideVü™ Incredibly clear CHIRP traditional sonar and scanning sonar images. Garmin offers the choice of 16 vivid color palette options, making it easier to distinguish fish and structure based on user preference and fishing conditions. These chartplotters are also compatible with Garmin LiveScope, so anglers can view real-time sonar images of fish and structure below and around their boat up to 200′ deep.
Essential mapping for sailing and fishing
Pinpoint the perfect honey hole or navigate to the next destination with enhanced situational awareness thanks to built-in Garmin Navionics+ US coastal or inland navigation maps. This all-in-one mapping solution features vibrant colors and a streamlined interface, plus a one-year subscription to daily map updates to provide superior inland or coastal coverage from the world’s #1 name in marine mapping.one
Garmin Navionics+ mapping is designed to seamlessly guide boaters on the water or quickly lead anglers to where fish may be hiding. Also features color-shaded target depth ranges, depth contours down to 1 foot, shallow water shading, and access to ActiveCaptain® Community content for valuable information on points of interest, along with tips and advice from other boaters.
Thanks to integrated Garmin Navionics+ mapping, ECHOMAP UHD2 users can also use the ActiveCaptain app to download Auto Guidance+ technology2 on your smart device for faster route calculations and enhanced route details. After selecting departure and arrival points, Auto Guidance+ considers a variety of factors—top clearance, chart data, popular routes, and desired depth—and then creates a suggested route for boaters to follow to their destination.
For more advanced features, boaters and anglers can upgrade to premium Garmin Navionics Vision+ using the ActiveCaptain app or Garmin.com, to discover more about the shorelines they sail or the lakes they fish. Garmin’s premium cartography includes all the standard features found in Garmin Navionics+, plus high-resolution relief shading, sonar imagery, unique 3D views, high-resolution satellite imagery, aerial photography and more.
Wirelessly share sonar and data between devices
Whether fishing with a friend or looking for the flexibility of adding another chartplotter on board, built-in Wi-Fi® The connectivity allows anglers to wirelessly transmit sonar and share user data, such as waypoints and routes, between two ECHOMAP UHD2 units. Customers who already have an ECHOMAP UHD or ECHOMAP Ultra chartplotter on board can add a new ECHOMAP UHD2 and take advantage of system-wide wireless networking capabilities.
Updated hardware and design
With an attractive hardware redesign to meet the needs of the modern angler while maintaining a clean, classic touchscreen with key assist interface, the ECHOMAP UHD2 also features Garmin’s latest user interface and graphics for a more modern look with intuitive handling and control. For added convenience, newly redesigned quick release mounts make it easy to remove the unit from the boat at the end of the day. The new 9″ ECHOMAP UHD2 also adds a high-resolution display with improved detail, clarity and viewing angle compared to previous models.
The new ECHOMAP UHD2 6″, 7″ and 9″ chartplotters are available now with suggested retail prices ranging from $799.99 to $1299.99. Visit Garmin.com to learn more about the complete ECHOMAP UHD2 series and compatible accessories.
Designed inside for life outside, Garmin products have revolutionized the lives of fishermen, sailors, sailors, and boating enthusiasts around the world. Committed to developing the most innovative, highest-quality, and easiest-to-use marine electronics the industry has ever known, Garmin believes that every day is an opportunity to innovate and an opportunity to surpass yesterday. For the eighth consecutive year, Garmin was recently named Manufacturer of the Year by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Other Garmin marine brands include Fusion® and Navionics®. For more information, visit the Garmin Virtual Newsroom, email our press team, connect with @garminfishhunt on social media, or follow our adventures at garmin.com/blog.
one Based on 2021 reported sales
2 Auto Guidance+ is for planning purposes only and is not a substitute for safe navigation operations
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