The SondeCAM mini is a compact downward-facing fishing camera for viewing live underwater video directly from a supported fishfinder or display with video inputs.
The SondeCAM mini is a compact underwater camera ideal for professional anglers, fishery managers and researchers looking to identify fish habitat and profile submerged structures. SondeCAM mini is smaller and lighter than other SondeCAM models, allowing it to easily be towed behind a boat or maneuvered with a pole attachment. The camera features an ultra-compact low-Lux image sensor for clear color visuals at a resolution of 520 TV lines.
SondeCAM can operate in marine or freshwater environments at depths up to 300 feet. An anodized aluminum body with hydrodynamic contours protects the camera from rusting and saltwater corrosion. The power and signal cable is based on a high-flex design with abrasion-resistant polyurethane jacket. Heavy-duty plastic caps on the front and rear of the SondeCAM withstand impacts, and a scratch-resistant lens ensures continued performance even after rough deployments.
The low-light camera performs well in a range of aquatic conditions and is powered directly from a boat's 12VDC power source using the included adapter cable. SondeCAM models are compatible with a long list of fishfinders and chartplotters, making it a convenient and economical way to view underwater video. Compatible fishfinders/chartplotters include Lowrance, Raymarine, and Garmin models with video input via RCA or BNC connector.
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Do the FishSens underwater cameras work with Lowrance Gen 2 non touch models?
The non-touch Gen 2 models do not support an external video input. As a result, they are not compatible with the FishSens underwater cameras.
Can a SondeCAM be connected to a standard TV display?
Yes, the SondCAM family can be connected to any video display with an available RCA or BNC port.
Do the SondeCAM mini and the SondeCAM use the same power adapter?
Yes, the adapters are the same for the Mini SondeCAM and the SondeCAM.
What is the difference between the SondeCAM mini and the SondeCAM?
The SondeCAM mini features a slightly smaller body and is a downward facing camera, while the SondeCAM is a side-facing camera.
Does the SondeCAM mini record?
The SondeCAM mini does not have recording capabilities.
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