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Humminbird 500 Series Sonar - $199.99 to $249.99

The Humminbird 500 Series Sonar units offer outstanding performance and incredible value. These units are sensitive enough to track a lure down to 70 feet and separate fish as close as 2.5" apart, even in heavy cover. You can also choose between actual sonar returns or the Fish ID+ feature.

Single Beam Sonar: Designed to be simple and precise, Single Beam Sonar is optimized for excellent coverage of the bottom. Featuring a 20° beam for precision, the single beam sonar focusess on the bottom and fish in heavy structure on or close to the bottom, and features coverage of an area equal to one third of your depth. (Select models only, see chart below)

Dual Beam Sonar: Features precision, 20° beam that is optimized for excellent bottom detail, and reveals fish hidden in bottom clutter, along with wider, 60° beam provides greater coverage for fish and bait fish. (Select models only, see chart below)

Side Imaging Sonar: Offering amazingly clear, picture-like images of fish, the bottom and structure, it is the ultimate structure-finding tool. Its massive coverage - 480ft from side-to-side (240ft in each direction) - allows you to scan in mere minutes what used to take hours. Its high frequency sonar (not a camera) cuts through murk with crystal clarity. (Select models only - see chart below)

Down Imaging Sonar: Humminbird pointed their Side Imaging technology in a new direction - straight down. Now you can see the detail of what is happening below your boat.  Timber, brush, bridge pilings, rocks and any other structure will pop with stunning detail as you patrol the water. Reaches depths of 350-ft at up to 55mph. (Select models only - see chart below)

Sonar Echo Enhancement: Shows fish, bait, and more: even watch your vertical jigging on-screen. This is possible through advanced sonar processing and provides the details you want and need. It's important to know what depth the fish are located and equally important to be able to place your lure at that precise depth.

Fish ID+: Uses advanced sonar processing to interpret sonar returns, and displays a Fish Symbol when very selective requirements are met. When a fish is detected, a fish icon and its depth are displayed above the return that has been classified as being a fish. Three different fish icons represent intensity of the sonar return, and provide an indicator of relative fish size.

The Humminbird 587ci HD Combo & 597ci HD DI Combo units also features a precision internal 50-Channel GPS with built in UniMap cartography, which includes US coasts, lakes and rivers. It is also compatible with optional LakeMaster and Navionics cartography.  Providing you with the ability to mark the location of structure anywhere on the sonar graph, it also features a Selectable Trollng Grid and Waypoint Targets. 

Includes:

-Control Head
-Transducer with Temperature Sensor
-Power Cable
-Mount
-Transducer Mounting Hardware

Please Note: These models are not available for order outside of the United States.

Model Display Sonar Power Output Depth
561 DI 5" Diagonal
320V x 320H FSTN LCD
12-Level Grayscale
Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/25° @ -10db
455kHz/16° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db
4000 Watts (PTP)
500 Watts (RMS)

350(DI)/

600 ft.

571
HD DI
5" Diagonal
640V x 320H FSTN LCD
16-Level Grayscale

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/20° @ -10db
83kHz/60° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db

4000 Watts (PTP)
500 Watts (RMS)

350 (DI)/

600 ft.

581i 
HD DI
5" Diagonal
640V x 320H
16-Level Grayscale

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/25° @ -10db
455kHz/16° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db

2400 Watts (PTP)
300 Watts (RMS)

350 (DI)/

600 ft.

586c
HD
4.5" Diagonal
640V x 480H
256 Color TFT
Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/20° @ -10db
83kHz/60° @ -10db
4000 Watts (PTP)
500 Watts (RMS)
800 ft.
587ci
HD Combo
4.5" Diagonal
640V x 480H
256 Color TFT
Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/20° @ -10db
83kHz/60° @ -10db
4000 Watts (PTP)
500 Watts (RMS)
800 ft.
587ci
HD DI
4.5" Diagonal
640V x 480H
256 Color TFT

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/25° @ -10db
455kHz/16° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db

2400 Watts (PTP)
300 Watts (RMS)

350(DI)/

600 ft.

596c
HD DI
5" Diagonal
640V x 640H
256 Color TFT

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/20° @ -10db
83kHz/60° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db

2400 Watts (PTP)
300 Watts (RMS)
600 ft.
597ci
HD DI Combo
5" Diagonal
640V x 640H
256 Color TFT

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/25° @ -10db
455kHz/16° @ -10db
Down Imaging
455kHz/75° @ -10db
800kHz/45° @ -10db

2400 Watts (PTP)
300 Watts (RMS)
600 ft.
598ci
HD SI Combo
5" Diagonal
640V x 640H
256 Color TFT

Dual Beam PLUS
200kHz/20° @ -10db
83kHz/16° @ -10db
Side Imaging
455kHz/85° @ -10db

4000 Watts (PTP)
500 Watts (RMS)
1500 ft.

Comments: Purchased the 596c HD DI.  Very pleased so far.  With very little initial adjustment I am able to make out structure I never knew was there.  Also can frequently locate schools of baitfish on the lakes I fish.  The Color HD screen is worth the money.  I can see the screen clearly even in bright sunlight.  The down imaging itself works very well even if I'm running wide open on the lake, makes locating drop offs and topography changes a snap.  Pair it with a RAM mount and you are good to go.

From: Casey: Greenville, SC

Comments: With my older Humminbird unit I would only see blurbs on the screen to highlight trees, branches and bottom vegetation. I purchased this unit (596c) primary for the down imaging technology (DI). It really works though not as high contrast as the demo pictures you see on the packaging (somewhat misleading advertising).  Please keep in mind the Humminbird DI has higher contrast/resolution than Lowrance Elite down scan for sharper images; thus making the choice easy to go with Humminbird. If the unit is adjusted properly you only need down imaging to locate structure and fish. Once you are on top of the fish it would help to switch to Max View/Max Mode to see real-time bait/fish movement. I didn't buy the next model up since it has the GPS mapping that doesn't really work well at my Lake and requires update/upgrade to get the really cool maps. I don't plan to travel to more than a few lakes within my vicinity so the GPS mapping is overkill for me.

From: Redding/Shasta Lake

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Color:
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Humminbird 500 Series Sonar

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  • 561 DI
    Stock Price Qty
    10/10 $199.99
  • 571 HD DI
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    1 $249.99