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Our review on Hawkeye FT1PXC


1.1 HawkEye FT1PXC

The good

One of the reasons this is considered the best Hawkeye portable fish finder is its bright color display that is easy to read in any lighting.

You will appreciate its versatile design that allows you to mount it on a boat, while still being easily portable.

Not only does it come with dual frequency sonar, but the digital flasher is designed to provide you with accurate readings when you are ice fishing.

The FT1PXC is easy enough for beginners to operate, but it still comes with all of the features that experienced anglers rely on for a successful trip.


The bad

The only negative comment regarding this fish finder is that the battery cover can be difficult or impossible to remove without the use of a screwdriver. While this does not affect the performance of the unit, it can be annoying when the batteries die in the middle of your trip.



The verdict

You never have to worry about missing a potential bite with this fish finder from Hawkeye. It comes with a color display that can be easily seen in low or bright lighting, and its compact size fits easily in your hand. The HD screen will display temperature, depth and bottom contours, along with any fish that are swimming in the area. The high definition images are easy to read, even for first time users.

1.2 HawkEye FT1PXC

The dual frequency sonar allows you to use this fish finder in deep and shallow water, and ice fishermen will appreciate the digital flasher. It comes with three modes of operation so you can use it almost anywhere you love to fish, and with the 200 kHz and 83 kHz you can easily detect targets close to shore or in deeper water. There is even an automatic zoom function that allows you to track potential targets on the bottom.


One of the best aspects of this fish finder is its versatile design. Not only can it be used for most types of fishing, you can also choose to mount it or keep it conveniently portable. The long power cord ensures that you have plenty of reach to mount the transducer off of the back or side of a boat, and you can also drop it in the water from a pier. Since it is designed to be portable, you can easily take this fish finder almost anywhere.


Beginners and experienced anglers will appreciate how easy the fish finder is to operate. The buttons are clearly marked for easy navigation through the menu so you can select the settings that best fit your environment. It also comes with many of the features you expect from Hawkeye that make this portable fish finder easier and more convenient to use. These include audible alarms for depth and fish so you can concentrate on your line instead of the display.


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