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    Elite-5x & Elite-7x Installation & Operation Operation manual manual...

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    Part 15.103 of the FCC rules • complies with CE under RTTE directive 1999/5/EC • complies with the requirements of level 2 devices of the Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Compatibility) standard 2008 For more information please refer to our website: www.lowrance.com.

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    Warning The user is cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Page menus ..........4 Sensitivity ..........16 Fishing Modes ......... 7 Colorline ..........16 Cursor ............8 Range ............ 16 Advanced Mode ........8 Frequency ..........17 Restore defaults ........9 Ping Speed ..........18 Table of Contents | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Specifications ........ 33 Trackback ..........24 Index ..........34 DSI menu..........24 Ping Speed ..........26 Downscan options ......... 26 Settings .......... 29 Settings menu........29 System........... 29 Set Language ........30 Audio ............. 30 Table of Contents | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 6: Introduction, Unit Controls, Conventional Sonar And Downscan

    This unit supports two types of sonar: Conventional and Downscan. Refer to the Sonar Operation section for information about conventional sonar features and settings. Downscan features and settings are covered in the Downscan Operation section. Introduction | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 7: Basic Operation, Setup Wizard, Selecting, Page Menus

    Page menus The Downscan and Sonar pages have menus that can only be accessed when those pages are Pages displayed. This unit has three pages: Downscan, Sonar and Sonar/Downscan. Downscan page Pages dialog Downscan menu Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 8: Accessing The Settings Menu, Accessing Menu Items

    EntEr. Horizontal panel Two-panel page Press the PagES key twice to switch active panels. The page menu for active page will be displayed when the MEnu key is pressed. Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 9: Working With Menus, Entering Text

    Some functions, like naming a waypoint, route or trail, will require you to input text. Dropdown menus Access the dropdown menu and press use the keypad to select the desired item and press EntEr. Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 10: Fishing Modes

    3. When entry is completed, highlight OK and press EntEr. Switches letters to uppercase/ lowercase Switches keyboard between Alpha and QWERTY layout Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 11: Cursor, Advanced Mode

    400ft or less Ice fishing • NMEA 0183 Output NOTE: Use Fresh Water mode when fishing in less than 100 feet of water; otherwise your unit may not track bottom properly. Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 12: Restore Defaults

    Backlight dialog. Select Standby and press EntEr. Press any key to resume normal operation. nOtE: Leaving your unit in Standby mode when your boat is not is use will run down your battery. Basic Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 13: Sonar, Downscan

    Displays the water column moving from right to moving from right to left. You can overlay downscan left on your unit’s screen. sonar on the conventional sonar page by selecting Dowscan Overlay on the Sonar settings menu. Pages | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 14: Combo

    (side) or horizontally (over). Highlight a combo page on the Page dialog and press MENu. Sonar/Downscan Sonar/Dowscan Select the desired configuration and press ENTEr. horitzontal NOTE: Press the PagES key twice to switch active panels. Pages | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 15: Overlay Data

    6. Select the desired data and press ENTEr. 7. Press MENu and select Return to Overlays. Press ENTEr. Configure 8. Press MENu, select Done Configuring Allows you to select/customize overlay data. and press ENTEr. Pages | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    2. Select the data type and press the menu will appear. keypad to the right. 3. Highlight the desired data source and Data sources press ENTEr. Used to select the network device that will supply source data for a selected data type. Pages | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 17: Sonar Operation, Trackback, Chirp

    Refer to the Dowscan CHIRP operation section for information on Dowscan features. A CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse) transducer transmits a modulated pulse of all frequencies within the bandwidth of the selected transducer type. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 18: Sonar Menu

    This results in better image quality, better target separation and greater depth penetration. This unit supports High CHIRP and Medium CHIRP frequencies. You can use CHIRP with Lowrance conventional sonar transducers. • 50/200 kHz (Low/High CHIRP) • 83/200 kHz (Medium/High CHIRP)

  • Page 19: Sensitivity, Colorline, Range

    That allows you to view a section of the water column that does not include the water surface. Upper and lower limits must be at least 6.5 ft (2m) apart. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 20: Frequency

    Medium CHIRP This unit supports the following frequencies: 50 kHz, 83 kHz, 200 kHz, Low CHIRP, Medium CHIRP and High CHIRP. Only frequencies supported by your transducer will be shown on the Frequency menu. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 21: Ping Speed

    Noise Rejection Uses advanced signal processing to monitor the ef- fects noise (boat pumps, water conditions, engine ignition systems, etc.) has on your display, and then filters out undesired signals. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Displays fish echoes as fish symbols instead of fish arches. Fish ID is not the most accurate method of fish detection since structure and suspended debris Split Zoom Split Flasher may be shown as a fish symbol on the display. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 23: Downscan Options

    Allows you to select data to be displayed on top of the nOTe: The Downscan options menu Sonar page. will only be available when Downscan Overlay data setup is covered overlay is enabled. in the Pages section. Overlay data Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 24: Sonar Settings

    That allows the display to continue smooth scrolling if the bottom depth is out of transducer range. WARnInG: Manual mode should only be used by advanced sonar users. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 25: Installation

    Before setting keel offset, measure Resets selected fishing mode to default settings. That is useful when you want to clear settings adjustments made while using a fishing mode. Transducer Keel Keel Offset (-3.5 feet) Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Calibrates a paddlewheel speed sensor with speed your unit. data from a GPS source. Temperature calibration Calibrates data from the transducer temperature sensor with data from a known temperature source to ensure the accuracy of temperature information. Sonar Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 27: Dsi Operation, Trackback, Dsi Menu

    You can review your sonar history by pressing the keypad to the left until the screen starts to move in reverse and the sonar history bar appears at the bottom of the screen. DSI history bar Stops sonar transmission; pauses sonar scroll DSI Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    80 Upper and lower limits must be at least 6.5 ft (2m) DSI units do not have a Sensitivity setting like apart. traditional sonar units. Contrast functions as the sensitivity setting for DSI units. DSI Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Controls the rate the transducer uses to send sonar waves into the water. Ping speed adjustments can ignition systems, etc.) has on your display, and then filters out undesired signals. help reduce interference from other transducers. DSI Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Low. set to High. suspended targets and structure. Split Zoom nOTe: Sonar history (Trackback) will not be recorded when sonar is stopped. Changes the display to a split zoom view. DSI Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Allows you to select data to be displayed on top of the DSI page. Overlay data setup is covered Overlay data in the Pages section. Settings Accesses the Settings menu. Refer to “Sonar Set- tings” on page 21. DSI Operation | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 32: Settings, Settings Menu, System

    Accesses installation and configuration settings for your unit. Enables advanced features and settings System menu (Advanced mode Displays software only) information Settings Restores settings menu and options to fac- (Advanced mode tory default settings only) (Elite-7 units only) Settings | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 33: Set Language, Audio, Alarms

    About screen. Selects the language used on menus and text boxes. Lowrance periodically updates unit software to add features and improve functionality. To see the latest available software version go to www. Audio lowrance.com.

  • Page 34: Units, Nmea 0183, Nmea 2000

    With the unit connected to a NMEA 2000 network, you can select a GPS antenna on the network as your GPS source, and share newly created way- points with other display units on the network. Settings | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Data sources (Elite-7 units only) Allows you to select the source this unit will use for GPS data. Device list (Elite-7 units only) Used to view data for devices connected to your NMEA 2000 network. Settings | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

  • Page 36: Specifications

    (136mm); 5.9” H (151mm) with Requirement Case Size bracket Voltage Input 10 to 17V Elite-5x: 5.4” H (136 mm) x 6.9” W (174 Typical: 1.1A Current drain mm); 5.9” H (151 mm) with bracket Elite-7x: (7” diagonal) 16-bit color Full Fuse type 3-amp Automotive VGA Solar MAX™...

  • Page 37: Index

    Range 25 NMEA 0183 31 Custom Range 16, 25 Reset Fishing Mode 22 NMEA 2000 31 Reset water distance 23 Data sources 32 Ice Mode 20 Noise Rejection 18, 26 Installation menu 22 Depth Range 25 Index | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Upper & Lower Limits 16, 25 Sonar Page 10 Sonar settings 21 Split Flasher 19 Working with menus 6 Split Zoom 18 Standby mode 9 Stop Sonar 20, 27 Surface Clarity , 19 System settings 29 Index | Elite-5x & Elite-7x...

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    Contact information Customer Service: 1-800-628-4487 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time, M-F) (Canada) 1-855-361-1564 canada@navico.com (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, M-F) Ordering Accessories http://store.navico.com/ Visit our website www.lowrance.com...

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    Visit our website: www.lowrance.com *988-10652-001*...

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