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Elite-5 CHIRP Unit, Manual, and Accessories Information

Elite-5 CHIRP

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CHIRP Sonar Advantages

  • Improved target separation can distinguish bait fish from game fish.
  • Better target identification at greater depths.
  • Better fish detection at faster boat speeds.

Elite-5 Screen Shot - 3 Panel Display



 Sonar features Yes
 GPS features Yes
 Display Size 5.0" diagonal (12.7 cm)
 Pixel count  / Resolution 480 x 480
 Display Type SolarMax 256-colour Plus TFT
 Backlighting Fluorescent cold cathode.

 455/800 kHz (DownScan Imaging), Low, Med, High (CHIRP), 50   kHz/83kHz/200kHZ (Narrow Band)

 Transducer Mulitiple selections Lowrance and Airmar - see Accessories below.
 HDI Yes
 Output Power 250W RMS, 30,000W Peak to Peak
 Max Depth

 DownScan Imaging: 300 ft / 91 m*  using 455/800kHz 
 CHIRP Sonar High Range /200 kHz: 1,000 ft / 305 m* 
 CHIRP Sonar Med Range /83 kHz: 1000 ft / 305 m* 

 CHIRP Sonar Low Range /50 kHz: 3,000 ft / 914 m

 Input Voltage 12 vDC (10 - 17 vDC min-max)
 Power Consumption / Current Draw Typical: 1.1A
 Casing /Waterproof Standards Sealed and waterproof (IP-X7) 
 Dimensions 5.4" H x 6.9 " W x 2.5" D  (136 x 174 x 63 mm)
 Standard Sonar Features Yes
 Fishing Modes Yes - (conventional sonar only) General Use, Shallow Water, Fresh Water, Deep Water, Slow Trolling, Fast Trolling, Clear Water, & Brackish Water
 Ping Rate Yes - Manually adjustable
 Flasher Yes - A split screen is available with a digital flasher and 2D sonar.
 Ice Mode Yes
 Sonar Graph Recording \ Trackback Yes - Trackback lets you scroll back to review multiple pages of sonar history.
 Fish ID Yes
 Sonar Alarms Yes
 Split Screen Zoom Yes
 Surface Water Temperature Yes- Available built into transducer or via optional temp sensor.
 Paddlewheel Distance Log Yes - with optional paddlewheel sensor.
 Memory Back Up Yes
 GPS Receiver Antenna Internal 16-channel GPS+WAAS/MSAS/EGNOS antenna precision, plus external antenna option
 Position Updates Every second with internal antenna.
 Compass Safe Distance 8" (20cm)
 NMEA 0183
 Background Map World Wide Base Map or Navionics Bundle Option
 Custom Mapping available MicroSD card slot is fully compatible with Lowrance Lake Insight and Nautic Insight PRO and HD, Insight Genesis, Navionics Gold and HotMaps Premium, Fishing Hotspots PRO and Jeppessen C-Map Max-N.
 Waypoints 3,000
 Trails 100
 Routes 100
 MOB Yes
 GPS Alarm Yes - Arrival, Off-Course, Anchor
 GPS Trip Details Recording No
 Languages 30
 Card Slot : Max Size  One waterproof microSD Digital Card slot - max 32GB card.
 Overlay Data Sonar/GPS
 Resize Window No
 Ethernet Port No
 Hard Drive No
 Weight 1.61 lbs
 Operating Temperature 5°F to 130°F  (-15°C to 55°C)
 Manufactured 2014
 Current Software Version 1.0.0

*Actual depth capabilities depend on transducer configuration and installation, bottom composition, and water conditions.


 Quick Release Bracket  QRB-5 000-10027-001
 Flush Mount Kit FM-ME5 10028-001
 Power Cable PC-30-RS-422 000-0127-49    

 CHIRP Transducer Options





 HDI Skimmer 83/200 & 455/800
 HDI Skimmer 50/200 & 455/800
 0 degree tilt thru-hull
 12 degree tilt thru-hull
 20 degree tilt thru-hull
  Also works with traditional
83/200 kHZ and 50/200 kHZ
transducers with blue 7-pin
connectors. Plus all Aimar
transducers for HDS units.
 Trolling Motor Adaptor for HDI Skimmer - 83/200 onlyHDI TROLLING MOTOR ADAPTOR 000-10978-001 - 83/200 only.
 Transducer Extension Cable EXTENSION CABLE - 20FT 000-0099-94
 External GPS Antenna LGC-16W 000-00146-001
 Screen Cover Elite-5 HDI Sun Cover 000-10050-001

Mapping Options

 Jeppesen C-Map Max-N
 Insight Lake Insight, Nautic Insight PRO and HD
 Fishing Hot Spots PRO Yes - In microSD format
 Navionics Navionics Gold and Hotmaps Premium             


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Elite-5 CHIRP Reset Procedures

To restore the unit to default settings - go to Settings Menu/System/Restore Defaults.


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