Catch More Fish with the New Heat Map Feature

Written By: Lowrance   Date: 08.18.17   (All News)

HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti Displays Just Got Upgraded
Download Latest Software to Get New, Exciting Enhancements

Download the latest software upgrade for HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti displays and you could be using brand new features and functionality on the water today. New features include a Quick Access Control bar, Dynamic Color Trails* Heat Map* and Audio Control. *HDS Gen3 only.

Quick Access Control Bar

  • Provides one-touch access to Power-Pole®, Outboard Autopilot*, Trolling Motor and Audio controls. *HDS Gen3 only.

Dynamic Color Trails

  • Helps anglers track their speed by changing the color of GPS trails based on boat speed.

Heat Maps

  • Allows anglers to see trends in water temperature changes to quickly target key fishing areas.

Audio Control

  • Enables anglers to control SonicHub/SonicHub®2 and NMEA 2000® compatible radios from the touchscreen of an Elite-Ti display.
Wireless  the Easy Way to Upgrade Your Software

You can upgrade the software on HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti displays using their built-in wireless connectivity. This video shows a wireless software upgrade on an HDS Gen3, but the steps will be the same for Elite-Ti displays.

Don`t Spook the Fish – Ease in with Elite-Ti and Xi5
Take Your Shot at a Free, Old-School Lowrance Cap


Help us celebrate our 60th Anniversary by taking part in the Lowrance screenshot contest. The top 60 screenshot submissions will win an old-school Lowrance 60th Anniversary Cap.

This contest isn’t limited to HDS or Elite-Ti. We want your HOOK screenshots, too. Entering the contest is simple. Just send us your best sonar/imaging screenshot of fish and fish-holding structure for a chance to win!

Remember – only submissions taken using your display’s screenshot functionality will be considered a valid entry – photos of your displays screen will not count. Refer to your user manual, or the video link below for instructions on how to take a screenshot.

To submit a screenshot:

  • Send an email to
  • Include your name, address and the screenshot
  • Tell us where your screenshot was taken, what Lowrance model was used, plus what the screenshot is showing.

Click the link below to see how to save and share a screenshot. This demonstration is completed on an HDS Carbon model, but the process is the same for HDS Gen3 and Elite Ti displays.

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