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Lakemaster 2011 chip for Lowrance


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Hey all,

I just purchased the Lakemaster 2011 chip for my HDS5. I currently have the 2009 LM chip and it only has OT in 3' contours and is not very accurate. I have the Navionics app on my phone and it has 1' countours for OT and is dead accurate. The place I purchased it from said for sure it was in 1' contours on the 2011 version of the LM chip. As I look at the box, it only states 1' or 3' contours for the Promap surveys. I want to make sure it has OT in 1' contours...does anyone have the 2011 chip that can verify what the chip has for OT? I don't want to double up and that is why I would like the Lakemaster chip in my HDS5.

Thanks.

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Lakesmaster pro definitely is but i don't think that works with the hds as i just purchased an hds. Have you considered the new Lowrance chip? I am considering this one but don't know how accurate it is either.

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I have the latest LM chip that works with Lowrance units and the new Lowrance Insight HD. I've ran them both simultaneously on my HDS8 and the contours are essentially identical. IMO, if you're running an HDS unit, go with the Insight HD or Pro chip. I was skeptical about the Insight chips at first but now love it. Has LOW/Rainy included too. Tried Rainy out already this year and it was spot on...just like the LM chips I've run until now. I haven't checked OT specifically but will be this weekend. I would expect it to be 1' contours and the same quality or better than the LM.

If you want I can check tonight and let you know if you're still wondering. PM me.

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Tpole...it says u dont accept pm's so i will just post here that I would like to see what u found out tonight on OT?

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I still haven't received a respose from anyone. Can someone directly answer my question?

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I apologize for forgetting about this post. My bad! I did go to OT with both the latest LM chip and the Insight HD chip. Both showed 3' contours.

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Why dont you go with the Navionics Lake Chip? Ottertail is 1' contours plus you get free upgrades for a year.

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navionic i have not bought/upgraded in 4 years, however, it was very inaccurate on the chip i have. That is why i purchased lakesmaster pro. Like I said though I don't think it works on hds.

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I have the Navionics app on my droid and it seems to be very accurate so far. I just want the chip in my hds because its easier to work with and store data points.

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