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cold one sd

Ifinder H20 help

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I got my H20 working the other day and today I put my Hotmaps SD card into it and have no idea how to set it up so I can use it. Any help will be appreciated.

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Exactly what are you trying to do? Can you see the lake you want to fish? Otherwise go to map data and select the correct region. If you need more just ask.

Oh and there should be a black card flashing on the bottom rt. of the screen when chip is in.

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 Originally Posted By: cold one sd
I got my H20 working the other day and today I put my Hotmaps SD card into it and have no idea how to set it up so I can use it. Any help will be appreciated.

I did some reading in the owners manual this afternoon and it mostly mentioned MMR cards. I went on the Lowrance website faqs and found out that I had to choose what type of card it needs to be looking at. It is doing it's thing now. I'm an old coot and some of this stuff is a bit on the deep side for me and takes some time to sort through. Thanks. blush.gif

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Find a 12 year old and have the kid fix it for you.

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 Originally Posted By: Tom7227
Find a 12 year old and have the kid fix it for you.

I didn't have one available and my five year old Grandson wasn't any help. Thanks though.

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SD and MMC cards are really the same thing. SD are newer and hold more info, but they are essentially the same thing and it shouldn't make any difference to your unit whichever card type you are using.

Did you get your issue resolved?

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 Originally Posted By: PerchJerker
SD and MMC cards are really the same thing. SD are newer and hold more info, but they are essentially the same thing and it shouldn't make any difference to your unit whichever card type you are using.

Did you get your issue resolved?

I had to get into Map Data and tell it look for a Navionics card and it works ok now. The maps for South Dakota aren't very detailed and seem to be basic maps from surveys years ago. They show one lake that I fish that is only about 30 feet deep as being 200 feet deep and another one that is around 28 feet deep as being 5 feet deep. The Missouri river system has nice maps though. Maybe I'll have to fish Minnesota so the maps will be better. Thanks.

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I have the same chip. I think I know the lake you are talking about that reads 100' - 200' deep.

At least, the South part of that lake does...

They are not greatly accurate, but can get you close enough that it can really cut down your time in looking for structure.

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The H20 is a lot better than my old GPS as far as ease of use is concerned. My old one didn't have any maps in it at all. Thanks for the help to those of you that tried to help an old coot.

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