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lowrance upgrade problems

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meathunter

A while back there was a topic about problems with different versions of the lowrance upgrade problems. I could not find the logs. My question is which units were haveing problems with reading in water of less than 15ft in the weeds and so forth. I am going to be buying a new unit and dont want to have the issues with reading in shallow water and in the weeds. The unit i think were the problem was the lcx110c. I have a lcx17m and i have issues in the weeds but once im out past the edge it is great. I am thinking about the lcx27c is this one of those units?

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Valv

Yes it was, since I have one (lcx27c), but there's a new upgrade software for it. I haven't tried it on water of course but apparently it should be fixed.

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sparkyaber

It was not the unit itself that had the problem, it was a software version. Lowrance swore up and down that it was not an issue, but all of us found differently. I had issues with a 25c, a 332, and a eagle model. I have installed the newest versions of the software on my lcx-25c and my lcx 112c, and have not had a lick of problems with the new versions. I do however keep the older versions around, just in case.

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Jim Almquist

I am in the same boat as sparkaber-I have 1.4 and 1.6 and the problem version is 1.7. I have the newest on my 25c and it seems to work great but will keep the older versions just in case of any new bugs.

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fishing 101

What do you mean you will keep the older versions? Can you save them onto to a card, or did you update them previously to that, so you have them on a card already?

I see Lowrance's website has an update version 2.1.0 My two Lcx27's both have these issues. I downloaded the 2.1.0 and will be installing it soon. Hope this resolves the issue.

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Jim Almquist

I have the copies on my computer so if I ever want to go back to a later version I can just load it on a SD card and put it in my Lowrance but for now I will keep the newest version cause I did not get to use it enough in the fall to truly test it. When I download the software I always choose to have it go in my documents and from there I will put it on my SD card. Hope this helps.

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sparkyaber

yeah EXACTLY what jimalm said!

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