What fish finder has the best side imaging

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1Humminbird 710282-1 XM 9 HW MSI T HELIX (MEGA Side Imaging+, Down Imaging+) Dual Spectrum CHIRP with Temperature Transom Mount Transducer, BlackHumminbird 710282-1 XM 9 HW MSI T HELIX (MEGA Side Imaging+, Down Imaging+) Dual Spectrum CHIRP with Temperature Transom Mount Transducer, Black$337.57Buy on Amazon
2Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4 with Transducer, 3.5Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4 with Transducer, 3.5″ GPS Fishfinder with Chirp Traditional Transducer$119.99Buy on Amazon
3Garmin Striker Plus 4 with Dual-Beam transducer, 010-01870-00Garmin Striker Plus 4 with Dual-Beam transducer, 010-01870-00$139.99Buy on Amazon
4Humminbird 720101-1 9 M SIDB Y 9-Pin Side Imaging Dual Beam Splitter CableHumminbird 720101-1 9 M SIDB Y 9-Pin Side Imaging Dual Beam Splitter Cable$35.22Buy on Amazon
5“Garmin ECHOMAP UHD 93sv with GT56UHD-TM Transducer, 9″” Keyed-Assist Touchscreen Chartplotter with U.S. LakeVü g3 and Added High-Def Scanning Sonar” (010-02523-01)$1,199.99Buy on Amazon
6Garmin Striker Vivid 7sv, Easy-to-Use 7-inch Color Fishfinder and Sonar Transducer, Vivid Scanning Sonar Color Palettes (010-02553-00)Garmin Striker Vivid 7sv, Easy-to-Use 7-inch Color Fishfinder and Sonar Transducer, Vivid Scanning Sonar Color Palettes (010-02553-00)$499.99Buy on Amazon
7Lowrance Elite FS 7 Fish Finder with Active Imaging 3-in-1 Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP Contour+ ChartsLowrance Elite FS 7 Fish Finder with Active Imaging 3-in-1 Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP Contour+ Charts$982.90Buy on Amazon
8Garmin Striker 7SV with Transducer, 7Garmin Striker 7SV with Transducer, 7″ GPS Fishfinder with Chirp Traditional, ClearVu and SideVu Scanning Sonar Transducer and Built in Quickdraw Contours Mapping Software, 7 inches (010-01874-00)$519.99Buy on Amazon
9Lowrance HOOK Reveal 5 SplitShot - 5-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP US Inland MappingLowrance HOOK Reveal 5 SplitShot – 5-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP US Inland Mapping$359.59Buy on Amazon
10Lowrance HOOK Reveal 7x SplitShot - 7-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, GPS PlotterLowrance HOOK Reveal 7x SplitShot – 7-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, GPS Plotter$406.15Buy on Amazon

What fish finder has the best side imaging information

1. Humminbird 710282-1 XM 9 HW MSI T HELIX (MEGA Side Imaging+, Down Imaging+) Dual Spectrum CHIRP with Temperature Transom Mount Transducer, Black

Humminbird 710282-1 XM 9 HW MSI T HELIX (MEGA Side Imaging+, Down Imaging+) Dual Spectrum CHIRP with Temperature Transom Mount Transducer, Black
  • Compatible with: HELIX 8 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, HELIX 8 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G4N, HELIX 9 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, HELIX 9 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G4N, HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G3N, HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G4N, HELIX 15 CHIRP MEGA SI+ GPS G4N,
  • Cable Length: 20 Feet
  • Dual Spectrum CHIRP Frequencies: Full: 150-220 kHz, Narrow: 180-240 kHz, Wide: 140-200 kHz
  • Dual Spectrum CHIRP Max Depth: 1200ft (365m)
  • MEGA Side Imaging+ Frequencies – Max Range (side-to-side): 455kHz: 440-500 kHz – 800ft (244m), 800kHz: 790-850 kHz – 250ft (76m), MEGA SI+: 1075-1150 kHz – 400ft (122m)
  • MEGA Down Imaging+ Frequencies – Max Depth: 455kHz: 440-500 kHz – 400ft (122m), 800kHz: 790-850 kHz – 125ft (38m), MEGA DI+: 1075-1150 kHz – 200ft (61m)

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2. Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4 with Transducer, 3.5″ GPS Fishfinder with Chirp Traditional Transducer

Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4 with Transducer, 3.5
  • Clear Vu scanning Sonar shows you more of what is in the water around your boat; This high frequency sonar gives near photographic images with detailed representations of objects, structure and fish
  • The power of simple offers a keyed interface with dedicated buttons; The device is easy to use and easy to install; Available in 3.5, 5 and 7 inch display sizes; Water rating IPX7
  • Waypoint map: Use the way point map to easily view, mark and navigate to locations such as brush piles, stumps and docks; Maximum depth 1,600 feet freshwater, 750 feet saltwater; Current draw at 12 volt: 0.23 Ampere
  • Chirp Sonar sends a continuous sweep of frequencies which provides a wider range of information; Chirp Sonar is able to create crisper fish arches with better target separation
  • Built in flasher: View your sonar data in the classic flasher format; Ideal for ice fishing or vertical jigging. Display size: 1.9 x 2.9 inches (4.9 x 7.3 centimeter); 3.5 inches diagonal (8.7 centimeter)

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3. Garmin Striker Plus 4 with Dual-Beam transducer, 010-01870-00

Garmin Striker Plus 4 with Dual-Beam transducer, 010-01870-00
  • Includes dual-beam transducer with Garmin Chirp traditional sonar for crystal-clear images and remarkable target separation
  • Built-in Garmin quickdraw contours mapping software lets you create and store maps with 1’ contours for up to 2 million acres
  • Built-in GPS lets you mark waypoints, create routes and view boat’s speed
  • Bright, Sunlight-readable 4.3” display and intuitive user interface
  • Rugged design for every fishing environment. Frequencies supported: Traditional: 50/77/83/200 kHz, Transmit power: 200 W (RMS)

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4. Humminbird 720101-1 9 M SIDB Y 9-Pin Side Imaging Dual Beam Splitter Cable

Humminbird 720101-1 9 M SIDB Y 9-Pin Side Imaging Dual Beam Splitter Cable
  • Allows use of two transducers on one unit without the use of a transducer switch
  • For use with Side Imaging products only, in conjunction with a dual beam transducer only
  • For improved high speed performance for bottom tracking
  • 30-Inch length
  • Supports MEGA Side Imaging

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5. “Garmin ECHOMAP UHD 93sv with GT56UHD-TM Transducer, 9″” Keyed-Assist Touchscreen Chartplotter with U.S. LakeVü g3 and Added High-Def Scanning Sonar” (010-02523-01)

  • Bright, sunlight-readable 9” touchscreen with keyed assist
  • Included transducer provides Garmin CHIRP traditional sonar and Ultra High-Definition ClearVü scanning sonar and SideVü scanning sonar with 20% greater range
  • Vivid scanning sonar color palettes make it easy to distinguish targets and structure
  • Preloaded LakeVü g3 inland maps with integrated Navionics data cover more than 18,000 lakes with up to 1’ contours
  • Supports Panoptix all-seeing sonar, including Panoptix LiveScope sonar
  • Sonar, mapping and user data sharing capabilities with other ECHOMAP Plus, ECHOMAP UHD and ECHOMAP Ultra units
  • NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 network support for autopilot, engine data and heading sensors — including SteadyCast sensor
  • Quick-release bail mount for fast and easy mobility
  • Compatible with Force trolling motor for full control of the motor from the screen plus the ability to route to waypoints, follow tracks and more

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6. Garmin Striker Vivid 7sv, Easy-to-Use 7-inch Color Fishfinder and Sonar Transducer, Vivid Scanning Sonar Color Palettes (010-02553-00)

Garmin Striker Vivid 7sv, Easy-to-Use 7-inch Color Fishfinder and Sonar Transducer, Vivid Scanning Sonar Color Palettes (010-02553-00)
  • easy-to-use 7″ color fishfinder with new vivid scanning sonar color palettes to easily distinguish fish and structure
  • supports garmin chirp traditional sonar plus chirp clearvü and chirp sidevü scanning sonars (requires compatible transducer)
  • high-sensitivity gps to mark waypoints, create routes and view your boat’s speed
  • includes built-in quickdraw contours mapping
  • wi-fi connectivity allows you to connect to the activecaptain app with compatible smartphone to transfer waypoints, receive smart notifications (including software update notifications) and access the garmin quickdraw community.Included components: STRIKER Vivid 7sv fishfinder; GT52HW-TM transducer; Power/data cable; 12-pin to dual 4-pin transducer adapter cable; Tilt/swivel mount; Hardware; Garmin bumper sticker; Documentation

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7. Lowrance Elite FS 7 Fish Finder with Active Imaging 3-in-1 Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP Contour+ Charts

Lowrance Elite FS 7 Fish Finder with Active Imaging 3-in-1 Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP Contour+ Charts
  • ACTIVE IMAGING 3-IN-1: See structure and cover with a new level of refined detail with the included Active Imaging 3-in-1 sonar, featuring CHIRP, SideScan and DownScan with FishReveal.
  • ACTIVETARGET READY: See high-resolution images of fish swimming around structure and responding to your lure – as it happens – with support for ActiveTarget Live Sonar.
  • FULL NETWORKING: Build the complete Elite Fishing System with integrated wireless, NMEA 2000 and Ethernet connectivity – add Halo Dome Radar, Outboard Pilot or share sonar, charting, waypoints, and other user data between displays.
  • 7-INCH MULTI TOUCH: The 7-inch, high-resolution, multi-touch screen is easy to use and install.
  • C-MAP CONTOUR+: From finding key fishing areas, like ledges, drop-offs and ditches to navigating with precision to fish-holding areas, you will have more success on the water with high-resolution 1-foot contours on 8,900 U.S. lakes.

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8. Garmin Striker 7SV with Transducer, 7″ GPS Fishfinder with Chirp Traditional, ClearVu and SideVu Scanning Sonar Transducer and Built in Quickdraw Contours Mapping Software, 7 inches (010-01874-00)

Garmin Striker 7SV with Transducer, 7
  • Includes transducer for built-in Garmin CHIRP traditional sonar plus CHIRP ClearVü and CHIRP SideVü scanning sonars
  • Built-in Quickdraw Contours mapping software lets you create and store maps with 1’ contours for up to 2 million acres. Resolution : 800 x 480
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for access to ActiveCaptain app so you can receive smart notifications, access Quickdraw Contours Community and transfer waypoints and software update notifications
  • Built-in GPS lets you mark waypoints, create routes and view boat’s speed. Transmit power – 500 W (RMS)
  • Bright, sunlight-readable 7” display and intuitive user interface

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9. Lowrance HOOK Reveal 5 SplitShot – 5-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP US Inland Mapping

Lowrance HOOK Reveal 5 SplitShot - 5-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, Preloaded C-MAP US Inland Mapping
  • FISHREVEAL: Fish are easier to find and easier to identify. FishReveal combines the target separation of Lowrance CHIRP sonar and the high-resolution images of structure from DownScan Imaging to makes fish light up on your display.
  • HIGH-DETAIL INLAND MAPS: Get high-detail maps of almost 4,000 US inland lakes. Create custom contour maps with even greater detail over any map or GPS plotter with Genesis Live, so you can get onto the fish faster​.
  • SPLITSHOT TRANSDUCER: Perfect for anglers who want the best views below the boat, SplitShot features the fish-finding capability of wide-angle high CHIRP sonar and the high-resolution images of fish-holding structure from DownScan Imaging.
  • AUTOTUNING SONAR: Spend more time fishing and less time reworking your sonar settings with HOOK Reveal autotuning sonar, which ensures you get the best sonar image every time by automatically adjusting settings as fishing conditions change.
  • 5-INCH DISPLAY: Enjoy crisp and clear views of your display no matter the conditions – even in direct sunlight – with excellent clarity and daylight visibility of HOOK Reveal’s SolarMAX display.

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10. Lowrance HOOK Reveal 7x SplitShot – 7-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, GPS Plotter

Lowrance HOOK Reveal 7x SplitShot - 7-inch Fish Finder with SplitShot Transducer, GPS Plotter
  • FISHREVEAL: Fish are easier to find and easier to identify. FishReveal combines the target separation of Lowrance CHIRP sonar and the high-resolution images of structure from DownScan Imaging to makes fish light up on your display.
  • GPS PLOTTER: Navigating to your favorite fishing spot is simple with the GPS Plotter, which makes route, trail and waypoint navigation easy. HOOK Reveal “x” models do not include a map or support add-on mapping.
  • SPLITSHOT TRANSDUCER: Perfect for anglers who want the best views below the boat, SplitShot features the fish-finding capability of wide-angle high CHIRP sonar and the high-resolution images of fish-holding structure from DownScan Imaging.
  • AUTOTUNING SONAR: Spend more time fishing and less time reworking your sonar settings with HOOK Reveal autotuning sonar, which ensures you get the best sonar image every time by automatically adjusting settings as fishing conditions change.
  • 7-INCH DISPLAY: Enjoy crisp and clear views of your display no matter the conditions – even in direct sunlight – with excellent clarity and daylight visibility of HOOK Reveal’s SolarMAX display.

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