Do I need a heading sensor for MEGA 360?

Do I need a heading sensor for MEGA 360?

The mega 360 is only an added transducer. It doesn’t come with anything extra. A heading sensor is always good and beneficial to your units. However you need to put it on the bow.

How does Humminbird 360 Connect?

The new MEGA 360 connects the same way that a conventional 2D, DI, or SI transducer connects. The MEGA 360 can be connected directly alongside a second transducer with a transducer splitter cable.

Why is my Humminbird 360 not working?

If it is showing DISCONNECTED, make sure you have proper power to the 360 deployment system and that your ethernet connections are correctly installed. If you have a 5 port ethernet switch, insure it also has proper voltage. If it is showing as CONNECTED, insure your 360 has the most current version of software.

What do you need to install MEGA 360?

Cables: Your MEGA 360 Imaging transducer comes with the cables required to connect directly to your Humminbird fish finder. This includes a 10′ MEGA 360 power cable, a 10′ APEX/SOLIX transducer cable, and a 10′ HELIX transducer adapter cable.

How do I know if my transducer fish finder is working?

How do you check a fish finder transducer? The first thing you can do to test if your transducer is working is to turn it on and touch its surface. You should be able to feel the sound pulses as vibrations, and often you can also hear them as clicking sounds.

Why is my Humminbird not reading depth?

Check the Transducer: If the depth sounder reads correctly at slow speeds but not at high speeds, the problem is usually with the installation. Make sure the transducer has not “kicked up”. If it has, simply reset the transducer by snapping it back in its bracket. Check for any damage to the transducer or cable.

Can MEGA 360 see fish?

Your MEGA 360 Imaging transducer shows you fish, and the Minn Kota Fortrex can take you straight to them with up to 112 pounds of thrust. Fortrex® MEGA 360 is compatible with both Minn Kota Fortrex and Maxxum® trolling motors.

How many amps does MEGA 360 draw?


HELIX 10 5 Amp 2.7 Amps
MEGA 360 1 Amp 500 mA
MEGA Live 950 mA
PiranhaMAX 4 1 Amp 615 mA
SOLIX 10 5 Amp 2.5 Amps

Do you need heading sensor for spot lock?

No, you don’t need the heading sensor for spot lock, since spot lock relies on the GPS coordinates measured by the i-Pilot controller, which is located inside the Control Head of the trolling motor.

Do I need GPS heading sensor?

A heading sensor is not a necessity unless you also have MEGA 360 or MEGA Live also in your network. The heading sensor in that case allows the unit to maintain directional correctness (includes a compass) for those two accessories.

Can Humminbird Mega 360 see fish?

With the MEGA 360, you’re able to scan 360 degrees around your boat. The information is constantly updating, so you have the up-to-the-minute details on the water surrounding you. You can even see fish swimming around your boat.

How deep will MEGA 360 read?

ENTER THE CIRCLE OF TRUST. Surround yourself with more detail than ever before. MEGA 360 Imaging® sweeps up to 125′ in every direction around your boat to deliver the clearest images you’ve ever seen of structure, the bottom and fish, even while you’re sitting still.