Garmin ECHOMAP™ Ultra 122sv With GT56UHD-TM Transducer
The ECHOMAP™ Ultra 122sv is a fish finder for shallow water. It has a 12″ touchscreen display and Garmin CHIRP traditional sonar.
It also has Ultra High-Definition ClearVü and SideVü scanning sonars and a Panoptix LiveScope™ LVS12 sonar.
It comes preloaded with Quickdraw Contours custom map drawing software and supports optional premium BlueChart® G3 charts and BlueChart® G3 Vision cartography.
The 800 kHz ClearVü sonar provides detailed images of fish and structures up to 200‘ below the boat.
Let’s review the most expensive fish finder in depth.
Garmin ECHOMAP™ Ultra 122sv Specifications
|Garmin ECHOMAP™ Ultra 122sv Fishfinder
|13.4″ x 9.0″ x 3.9″ (34.1 x 22.9 x 9.8 cm)
|5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
|10.3″ x 6.4″; 12.1″ diagonal (26.1 x 16.3 cm; 30.7 cm diagonal)
|1280 x 800 pixels
|Bail or flush
|Touchscreen with Keyed Assist
|Accepts Data Cards
|2 microSD cards
|50 saved tracks
|Has Built-In Receiver
|NMEA 2000 Compatible
|NMEA 0183 Compatible
|Bluechart G3 Vision
|Lakevü G3 Ultra
|Garmin Navionics Vision+™
|Garmin Quickdraw Contours
|Supports Fusion-Link™ Compatible Radios
|9 to 18 Vdc
|Typical Current Draw At 12 Vdc
|Maximum Current Draw At 12 Vdc
|Maximum Power Usage At 10 Vdc
|Traditional Sonar (Dual Frequency/Beam)
|built-in (single channel CHIRP, 70/83/200 kHz, L, M, H CHIRP)
|built-in 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz
|built-in 260/455/800/1000/1200 kHz
|NMEA 2000® Ports
|Connections Nmea0183 Input Ports
|Nmea 0183 Input (Tx) Ports
|Garmin Marine Network Ports
|2 (large connector)
|12-Pin Transducer Ports
|1 LVS sonar; 1 scanning sonar
Garmin ECHOMAP™ Ultra 122sv Features
Durability and Functionality
This garmin echomap ultra 122sv is designed for durability and functionality, with a solid construction measuring 13.4″ x 9.0″ x 3.9″ and a manageable weight of 5.5 lbs. It is certified with an IPX7 waterproof rating, ensuring resilience against water exposure. The touchscreen display is sizable at 12.1″ diagonally, boasting a WXGA, IPS panel with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Users have the flexibility of bail or flush mounting options and can input commands via a touchscreen with Keyed Assist.
Mapping and Memory
Navigational storage is ample, with the capability to utilize 2 microSD cards.
It can store up to 5000 waypoints, 50,000 track points, and 50 saved tracks.
The garmin echomap ultra 122sv can handle plotting up to 100 navigation routes, providing comprehensive navigational support.
The GPS functionality, with a 10 Hz built-in receiver, ensures rapid and accurate positioning. Its compatibility with NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 standards, along with support for WAAS, allows for seamless integration and enhanced accuracy within the marine electronics ecosystem.
Tide table integration is a practical feature for coastal navigation. The garmin echomap ultra 122sv’s compatibility with an extensive range of Garmin and Navionics cartographic products, including BlueChart g3 and LakeVü g3 variants, ensures that users have access to the latest mapping data for safe and informed navigation.
AIS and DSC capabilities are integrated into the chartplotter, facilitating enhanced safety and communication. It also interfaces with FUSION-LINK compatible radios and is ActiveCaptain compatible, offering an interactive boating experience. Sailors will appreciate the specialized sailing features tailored to their unique navigational needs.
The garmin echomap ultra 122sv operates efficiently within a 9 to 18 Vdc range, with a moderate current draw at 12 Vdc between 3.0 A and 3.3 A, and a maximum power usage at 10 Vdc of 26.2W, indicating a balance between power and performance.
The sonar capabilities are robust, with a 600 W power output and built-in traditional sonar at multiple frequencies. The ClearVü and SideVü technologies provide detailed images below and to the sides of the boat, while Panoptix and LiveScope technologies offer real-time visuals, a game-changer for serious anglers and navigators.
The garmin echomap ultra 122sv provides a range of connectivity options with NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 ports, two Garmin Marine Network ports for large connectors, and transducer ports for sonar input. This level of connectivity ensures the system can be fully integrated into a vessel’s electronic suite.
What’s in the box?
- Waterproof and compact with a 12.1-inch high-resolution touchscreen display.
- Advanced sonar capabilities including ClearVü, SideVü, Panoptix, and LiveScope.
- GPS with a 10 Hz built-in receiver and WAAS support for accurate positioning.
- Extensive connectivity with NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, and Garmin Marine Network ports.
- Supports up to 5000 waypoints and 100 navigation routes for comprehensive trip planning.
FAQs: Installation and Setup of Garmin Echomap Ultra 122sv with LiveScope
The Garmin echomap ultra 122sv is a compact, robust device with a 12.1-inch touchscreen display.
It offers extensive mapping capabilities, waypoint storage, and underwater imaging using advanced sonar technology. It also features precision GPS and a 10 Hz receiver for accurate fish tracking. It has full NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 compatibility and Garmin Marine Network ports for seamless integration.
The Garmin echomap ultra 122sv maintains energy efficiency, making it a recommended addition to any angler’s toolkit.