How do you set up LiveScope?

Where do I put the LiveScope black box?

You should mount the transducer as close to the center line of the boat as possible. When mounted farther from the center of the transom, a greater deadrise can cause the boat hull to interfere with the sonar beam , and can cause inconsistent detection on the opposite side of the boat .

How do you set up a Garmin LiveScope transducer?

Do you need the black box for LiveScope?

Garmin Panoptix LiveScope LVS12

LVS12 does not need a black box and allows to see simultaneously or separately the Down and Forward functions, by simply operating the plotter and not the manual setting of the transducer. The down side is, it is compatible only with top-end plotters.

What is the newest LiveScope transducer?

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced the Panoptix LiveScope LVS12, a new transducer in the Panoptix LiveScope series that offers both 30-degree forward and 30-degree down real-time scanning sonar views.

What Garmin is compatible with LiveScope?

The Garmin Panoptix LiveScope System is compatible with GPSMAP 8400/8600 series MFD’s, GPSMAP 7400/7600, 1002/1202, GPSMAP 1202/1202xsv Touch and 702/902 series chartplotters and ECHOMAP Plus 70cv/70sv and 90sv chartplotter/sonar combo series.

Which LiveScope transducer is best?

Panoptix LiveScope with Thru-Hull transducer from Garmin is the best in detail with live scanning sonar images of structure, bait and fish swimming in real time up to 200′ down and away!

Is panoptix LiveScope worth the money?

Its worth it. Its not just a fish catching tool, its a learning tool. You learn about fish behavior, how they respond to certain things, how they set up on cover, etc.

What’s better panoptix or Livescope?

Now, while the livescope is much more detailed than the panoptix, some anglers prefer to stay with the panoptix setup. Take into consideration cost, the livescope definitely costs quite a bit more than the standard panoptix, but in my opinion, if you have the extra cash it is most certainly worth it.

What is the difference between Livescope and panoptix?

With livescope, a 10” fish will be harder to see when your viewing a wider/deeper area, while the regular panoptix shows that same fish as a slightly bigger blob.

Is Garmin Livescope Ice bundle worth it?

Its not ideal for hole hopping because Its bulkier than the ice bundle, but I already own a little over 3500 in garmin electronics and I wanted to use panoptix on the ice before I went nuts. It has proven it’s worth a tenfold in open water. I pretty much ignore my side imaging nowadays. I love it.

Can you use Garmin LiveScope ice fishing?


The Panoptix LiveScopeice fishing kit includes everything you need to take your ECHOMAP™ or GPSMAP® unit from your boat onto the ice and transform your fishing experience.