Garmin Shows 5 New Product Series at the Lauderdale Boat Show

New Garmin CHIRP Sonar, Charting Systems and Transducers Make a Splash at Fort Lauderdale

echoMAP CHIRP

echoMAP CHIRP

This is a line of affordable chart plotter/sonar combo units featuring built-in CHIRP down-looking sonar, as well as CHIRP DownVu and SideVu scanning sonar. They come loaded with inland or coastal water charts. The eseries is available in 4-, 5-, 7- and 9-inch color displays with an intuitive, keyed interface. With NMEA 2000 compatibility (except the 4-inch), the new echoMAPs can also receive information from sensors, engines, autopilots and more. Look for them at dealers in January 2016, priced from $299.99 to $1259.99.Courtesy of Garmin
Garmin Striker Series

Garmin Striker Series

The Garmin Striker series includes entry-level fishfinders with built-in GPS, and down-looking CHIRP and CHIRP DownVu and SideVu scanning sonar. These unit will be available in sunlight-readable 3.5-, 5- or 7-inch color displays. Look for them at dealers in December, priced from $119.99 to $499.99Courtesy of Garmin
Garmin Quickdraw Contours

Garmin Quickdraw Contours

This free, easy-to-use Garmin software lets mariners create personalized high-definition fishing maps with one-foot contours on any body of water. Results appear instantly on a compatible Garmin sonar-enabled chart plotter and the maps can be kept private or shared with others, Garmin says. User-generated points of interest and waypoints can be added. Quickdraw will be available as a standard feature on the new echoMAP CHIRP series, and as a free software update for other echoMAP and GPSMAP units in January 2016.Courtesy of Garmin
Garmin Panoptix PS21 Transducer

Garmin Panoptix PS21 Tranducer

Panoptix, Garmin’s real-time sonar, is optimized with the PS 21 transducer for a trolling motor. With the PS21, fishermen can add LiveVü Forward to a compatible Garmin GPSMAP or echoMAP CHIRP chartplotter to see moving sonar images ahead of and around their boat. Due at dealers in January 2016, retail is $999.99.Courtesy of Garmin
New Garmin CHIRP Transducers

New Garmin CHIRP Transducers

A new line of Garmin CHIRP transducers will be compatible with the new Garmin Striker and echoMAP CHIRP series and the GSD 25. They will be available with various configurations of CHIRP down-looking, CHIRP DownVu and CHIRP SideVu sonar technologies as shown in this Garmin screen capture. Look for the new 'ducuers December, priced from $119.99 to $549.99.Courtesy of Garmin

Garmin made a big splash today with the debut of five new marine-electronic product lines to kick off the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat (Nov. 5-9). Highlights include a new echoMap CHIRP series, Striker fish finders, Quickdraw Contours user-enhanced fishing charts, and two series of transducers. Check out the gallery above to see what's new from Garmin Marine.