Locate fish down to 600' using the Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder. This fishfinder features DualBeam sonar to cover a wide area and a 3.5", 256-color display to show you where fish are located. The easy-to-use interface allows easy use of Fish ID+ and zoom, and the tilt-and-swivel mount option offers quick adjustments to your viewing angles. Built-in transducer measures the water surface temperature.
Features and Benefits
3.5", 256-color display with 240 x 320 pixels shows you where fish are located
Easy-to-use interface allows easy use of Fish ID+, fish alarms, depth alarms and zoom
DualBeam sonar covers a wide area
Built-in transducer measures the water surface temperature
Tilt-and-swivel mount option offers quick adjustments to your viewing angles
Waterproof class IPX7
What's in the Box
Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder
Manufacturer warranty - general:
Maximum depth (ft.):
Cone angle (degrees):
20/60 -10 dB
RMS transmit power (W):
Peak-to-peak transmit power (W):
Display size (in.):
Display pixel resolution:
240 x 320
Water temperature gauge:
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Rated 2 out of
Don't waste your moneyDidn't even last a year..used it maybe 10-15 times and never left it out in the weather product didn't even make it a year..even at high speed never would read correctly..had doubts if it really was accurate at. Don't waste your money on this product
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 4 out of
After instalation , not sure yet.Installed unit, slow speeds good images, gave 435' reading in 12' water at running speed, lowered transponder unit, have not been back out yet.
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The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder does not display the boat speed.
Answered by: smartinez
Date published: 2016-10-11
What is the difference between the 197c and 197c DI?
Asked by: Jayare
The Humminbird PiranhaMAX 197c DI Fishfinder features a 256 color 320V X 240H, 3.5" display with 1600 watts PTP power output with Down Imaging and Dual Frequency sonar. The PiranhaMAX 197c features a 256 color 320V X 240H, 3.5" display with 1600 watts PTP power output with Dual Frequency sonar.
Answered by: AntoniaD
Date published: 2016-07-21
How does it perform in shallow water? Three feet or less.
Asked by: Bulldog 1
Hello Bulldog 1,
The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder features a built-in transducer and has a depth capability of 600 ft.
Target Separation:2.5"; Power Output RMS:300 Watts; Power Input:10-20 VDC
Answered by: AntoniaD
Date published: 2016-08-01
So,it says built in transducer or is it wired in separate,like most fish finders?
Asked by: Worm 35
Hello Worm 35,
The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder comes with a transom mount transducer that is 20 ft. long.
Answered by: KimberlyR
Date published: 2016-06-30
Can this go on my pelican bass boat
Asked by: Danial
The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder will use the AD XTM 9 / Trolling Motor Hardware / 740087-1. This hardware kit will adapt the standard transom mount transducers for use on the trolling motor.
Answered by: bsinkler
Date published: 2016-05-25
Can I put this on my kayak?
Asked by: Blake71702
Thank you for your question. Yes, the Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder can be placed on your kayak.
Answered by: MGMay
Date published: 2016-05-15
what all comes with it?
Asked by: hcranford
The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder comes with the mount, power cable and transducer.
Answered by: bsinkler
Date published: 2016-04-05
Can you get a trolling motor with this unit? If not which unit does a fisherman need to get?
Asked by: Charlie53
The Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder will use the AD XTM 9 / Trolling Motor Hardware / 740087-1. This hardware kit will adapt the standard transom mount transducers for use on the trolling motor. This kit is not included with the fishfinder and must be purchased separately.
Humminbird has an adapter kit available that will enable you to use the transducer for the Humminbird PiranhaMax 197c Fishfinder on the trolling motor. Please visit www.humminbird.com for more information or you may call Humminbird at 1-800-633-1468.
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