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Port side transducer install

Discussion in 'Electronics & Gizmos' started by Garfield28, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. Garfield28

    Garfield28 Member

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    Hi All,

    Just wondering if anyone here has ever installed a transducer on the port side of their boat?

    Mine currently is on the starboard side as most would tell you to install it there, but I have been having issues holding bottom and reading ever since I have owned the unit.

    I have a water pickup and a squid light in close vicinity and I believe that could be causing the issue to, so have thought of re-locating it to the Port side but would love feedback if anyone has been successful doing so also.

    Thanks
    Geoff
     

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  2. Wunderlust

    Wunderlust Active Member Admin

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    Hi mate, it also depends on which way you prop turns. Basically you want it where the direction of the prop doesn’t interfere with the transducer. I might be wrong but if your prop turns clockwise, put is on you port side and if if turns the other way, put is on you stbd side.
     
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