Humminbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder Review

The Humminbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder is one of the most flexible portable fishfinders currently available on the market today. The Hummingbird PiranhaMax 230 has the normal suction cup transducer to be used like any other fishfinder or you can use the SmartCast Advanced Remote Sensor (RSS) wireless system to locate fish under docks or wherever you cast it - from your kayak, canoe, ice fishing hole, etc.

The SmartCast has a 4 level Grayscale sonar, water surface temperature readings and even a programmable light for night fishing. The portable unit's 60 degree Dual Beam sonar is optimized for bottom and structure clarity with wide coverage and up to 600 feet of depth capability. It all packs away in a rugged, portable case. Operates on 8AA alkaline batteries. Here are some more details about this Hummingbird Fishfinder:

Hummingbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder
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Manufacturer: Humminbird
Model: 4068801
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Hummingbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder Details

The Humminbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder is super easy to use with lots of great features for any fishing trip.

The Hummingbird Portable Fish Finder PiranhaMax 230, displays accurate, grayscale images, uses dual 20-degree and 60-degree sonar beams that operates on the 200 kHz and 83 kHz frequencies to a depth of 600 feet, as well as a SmartCast 90-degree single-beam wireless sonar, providing a wider view of fish. This Hummingbird fish finder has a operating range of 100 feet to a depth of 120 feet. These features allow for a greater bottom detail and reliably gives a target separation of only 2.5 inches! This Hummingbird Piranha Max unit uses a high-speed, microdynamic transducer giving high-level performance even at top speeds, and includes water temperature via the transducer.

The Hummingbird Fish Finder PiranhaMax 230 has a high-definition, 4-inch FSTN LCD display with 160 x 132 lines of resolution in 4-level grayscale that delivers a clearly better image of the bottom, fish and structure. The Piranha Max 230 features advanced functions through an Easy One-Touch control center such as Selective FishID+ with target depth, the three-level backlight for night fishing, and the ability to see fish below as solid symbols and around the boat as hollow symbols. This unit also features user-controlled zoom, sensitivity, depth range, bottom view, chart speed controls and alarms for fish and depth. All the information you want can be viewed at a glance on the 230's big, easy-to-read digital readouts, which can be enhanced via such features as the high-contrast bottom black viewing option.

Take it anywhere, the PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fishfinder includes a feature memory that remembers your settings between uses, a rugged carrying case, and a no-skid bottom that combines with its ultra-compact size to allow it to mount virtually anywhere. The 230 comes with a XHS 9 20 T Suction Cup transducer that mounts on most aluminum, wood and fiberglass hulls with smooth surface, and a built-in transducer cable wrap with a cover. The Humminbird PiranhaMax 230 measures 4.375 x 6.125 x 3.25 inches (W x H x D), is built tough with fully gasketed and waterproof construction, and is backed by a manufacturer's one-year warranty.

What's Included
PrianhaMax 230 portable sonar with carrying case, Humminbird XHS 9 20 T transducer, 20-foot transducer cable with wrap and cover, suction-cup transducer mount, user's manual and warranty information.

Hummingbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder Reviews



The Humminbird PiranhaMax 230 Portable Fish Finder on eBay

I think Amazon has the best price for this fishfinder, but you may be able to find a good deal on eBay. There will be sellers selling both used and new units. If you can get one for less than $175, including shipping, than it may be worth it. Here is what is currently available:

We hope this Humminbird Piranhamax 230 Portable Fish Finder review has helped. If you decide to get the PiranhaMax 230 be sure to come back, comment below and let us know what you think!

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October 25, 2014

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