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Our review on Signstek FF-002

1.1 Signstek FF-002


The good

According to the best portable fishfinder reviews the FF-002 is designed to be easy to use so you can concentrate on your line.

The round sensor is capable of providing you with accurate depth readings down to 120 feet, along with temperature readings.

You will appreciate how easy the display is to read in low or bright light, and the clearly marked controls make it a breeze to operate.

The transducer comes with a long lasting rechargeable battery and the ones in the receiver are also easy to replace, even when you are out on the water.


The bad

A consumer has mentioned that the transducer will occasionally stop transmitting data back to the receiver, and needs to be recast before it functions properly again. While this can be frustrating, this issue is often due to a low battery charge and is rarely a problem with the design or construction of the unit.



The verdict

If you are a novice or even an experienced angler and are looking for a fishfinder that is accurate and easy to use, you might one to take a look at the FF-002 from Signstek. Its wireless design makes it easy to carry and pack with the rest of your gear, and the clearly labeled controls ensure that you can quickly navigate through the menu. The round, orange transducer ties easily onto your rod and will transmit the sonar data back to the handheld receiver. This versatile design allows you to use this fishfinder when you are casting from the shore or off of a boat.

1.2 Signstek FF-002

There are 10 settings for sensitivity and several ranges for depth so you can locate fish in deep or shallow water. With depth capabilities ranging from 2 feet down to 120 feet you will be able to go after a variety of fish. You will also appreciate being able to view the contours on the bottom, along with receiving accurate temperature readings. All of the information is clearly displayed on the small receiver.


You will be able to clearly see the sonar readings on the receiver in almost any lighting. The backlit LED screen displays the data in a format that is easy to see and understand. Bottom contours and underwater obstacles are clearly shown, along with any fish that are swimming in the area. With four grayscale levels you don’t have to worry about not being able to see important information that could determine the success of your trip. You can even zoom in manually or take advantage of the automatic bottom tracking function when something appears that you want to take a closer look at.


Everything you need to use this fishfinder right out of the box is included, though you do need to purchase 4 AAA batteries for the receiver. The transducer comes with a rechargeable battery that is designed to last for a full day on the water. The convenient neck strap allows you to keep your hands free for your rod, and you will also appreciate the easy to read owner’s manual that will walk you through the simple setup steps.


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