Lowrance Descriptions

Below is a brief description of the different generations of Lowrance units:

HDS Gen 1: Non Touch unit. Black lettering and light gray bezel. Requires structurescan module and transducer for side and down imaging. 

HDS Gen 2: Non Touch unit. White lettering and dark gray bezel. Requires structurescan module and transducer for side and down imaging. 

HDS Gen 2 Touch: First Gen of Touch screen units offered in 7, 9, and 12” models. Only has pages, plus and minus, waypoint, and power button. LSS 2 plugs directly into unit. 

HDS Gen 3: touch screen offered in 7, 9, and 12” models. Has added buttons on right side of unit. Works with LSS 2, Totalscan, and 3D module and transducer. 

HDS Carbon: Touch screen offered in 7, 9, 12, and 16” models. Has white box behind the size logo and a faint carbon design. Works with LSS 2, Totalscan, 3D module and transducer, and 2n1 or 3n1 Active Imaging transducer. Will also work with Livesight with an added module when released. 

HDS Live: Touch screen offered in 7, 9, 12, and 16” models. Latest release from Lowrance.