Enhance your next fishing trip with the Garmin echoMAP CHIRP 44dv Sonar/GPS Chartplotter Combo. This chartplotter features CHIRP sonar for near-photographic image quality at depths of up to 750'. Preloaded BlueChart® g2 maps offer detailed coverage of the coastal US to help you find great fishing spots, and Quickdraw Contours software lets you create custom maps. 4.3" WQVGA color display. Auto Guidance technology.
Features and Benefits
4.3" WQVGA color display with a 480 x 272 resolution and keypad operation
CHIRP sonar delivers clear target separation and definition for near-photographic image quality at depths of up to 750'
Sonar-recording capability coordinates the timing of the sonar return with your boat's position and saves digital information for playback on your home computer (requires HomePort planning software, sold separately)
4-pin transducer with a built-in water temperature gauge supports high/wide CHIRP sonar and Garmin CHIRP DownVü scanning sonar
Preloaded BlueChart® g2 maps cover the coastal US, with tidal stations, currents, depth contours and smooth transitions between zoom levels
Quickdraw Contours software allows you to create personalized HD fishing maps with 1' contours on screen
microSD card slot lets you upgrade the preinstalled maps with optional LakeVü HD Ultra, BlueChart® g2 or BlueChart® g2 Vision map accessories (requires a microSD card; map accessories and microSD card sold separately)
Internal 5 Hz GPS/GLONASS antenna updates your position and heading 5 times per second
Saves up to 50,000 waypoints and 100 routes
Saves up to 50 plot trails with 50,000 points per trail
Auto Guidance technology searches relevant charts to provide a safe virtual pathway, so you can avoid low bridges, shallow water and other charted obstructions
IPX7 water resistance
Includes a transducer, transom and trolling motor mounts, a tilt/swivel mount, a power/data cable and hardware
Minn Kota® and MotorGuide® trolling motors with integrated transducers; Garmin Panoptix transducers; most HD-ID sonars; most CHIRP-enabled Garmin DownVü transducers; NMEA 2000®-compatible depth transducers
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50/77/20 (traditional); 260/455/800 (DownVü); low, medium, high (CHIRP)
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Rated 5 out of
perfect for smaller boatsI have this on my 17' center console which I use mainly for inshore fishing. It replaced two separate Garmin units - a fish finder and a GPS. I love this new device. The maps are very accurate and I used them in coastal Alabama and Florida. The down vu and standard sonar is clear. I went scalloping last week and could tell from the standard look the kind of sea grass under the boat which was wonderful.
Date published: 2016-08-11
Rated 5 out of
Alot of features in such a small unitI bought this in March and it was a great unit. I got to all my spots with ease and it even gives you the tidal flow charts. Great for the lakes as well. I bought the lakeview chip to go with it as well.
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Answered by: smartinez
Date published: 2016-12-13
1) Does this unit come with coastal Louisiana maps installed?
2) What is the difference between the 44dv and 44cv?
3) What is the difference between the 44dv and 42dv?
Asked by: Bubba1234
Garmin echoMAP™ CHIRP 44dv Sonar/GPS Chartplotter Combo has preloaded BlueChart® g2 maps cover the coastal US, with tidal stations, currents, depth contours and smooth transitions between zoom levels.
The difference between the 43dv and the 44dv is the 43dv has LakeVu HD maps and the 44dv has U.S. BlueChart® g2 maps.