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This Unit is Discontinued. View current models here: Off Road GPS Systems

*Shown with San Bernardino National Forest Map* 
*Marine functions can be disabled for off road use*
HDS-16 Carbon combines an ultra-clear SolarMAX™ HD display with a new dual core high-performance processer, leading-edge fishfinder technology CHIRP and dual network sounder using the latest advances in integrated wireless service tools. More agility, speed and brute power all in one easy-to-use multi-touch display.

The Lowrance® HDS-16 Carbon features a new 16-inch ultra-clear SolarMAX™ HD multi-touch display using high-bright LED backlighting and advanced anti-reflective coatings to create wider viewing angles in any lighting condition. Only in HDS Carbon will you find superior color accuracy and a boosted high-resolution viewing panels specifically designed to truly maximize today’s leading sonar.  Loaded with dual core high performance processor, HDS Carbon delivers faster redraw speeds and quicker response times for CHIRP sonar, dual network sounder views, StructureScan 3D® and StructureMap™ plus split-screen views showing all this and mapping at the same time; it has enough reserve brute strength to drive future high powered fishfinding upgrades. HDS Carbon brings modern “smartphone-like” comfort with integrated wireless and Bluetooth® connectivity that supports the most advanced marine technology including a Network Analyzer that notifies user when a new software is available, a system Service Assistant that allows user to transmit a detailed report of their electronics network direct to technical advisors for custom hands-on assistance.  HDS Carbon is the most versatile combo available today, it can view and control Mercury® VesselView® Link, be paired with Power-Pole® shallow-water anchors, and control SmartSteer™ trolling motor/outboard motors. An expansive list of safety and entertainment plug-ins are available to complete your network.   You can navigate easily with HDS Carbon behind proven Lowrance expertise, a 10 Hz internal GPS antenna, built-in C-MAP, and a multitude of mapping options accessible from the unit’s dual microSD card slots or via wireless download from GoFree® Shop.



·         Easy To See: 16-inch, LED-backlit, multi-touch, SolarMAX™ HD display.  SolarMAX™ HD touchscreens produce wider viewing angles from anywhere in sight.  Using a unique balance of high-bright LED backlight and advanced anti-reflective coatings along with superior color accuracy and a boosted high-resolution viewing panel, a wider operating temperature range and added moisture-proof optical layers produce clear visibility in any lighting situation.

·         Simple To Use: Unique Lowrance® interface featuring quick-response touchscreen or keypad control, intuitive software, and protective coatings deliver performance in the most rugged on-the-water conditions. Lightning-fast, fingertip access to all HDS Carbon features.

·         Dual-Core, High Performance Processor: HDS Carbon employs a dual-core, high performance processor with more than enough agility, speed and power providing faster redraws and quicker response times to easily drive today 's best technology, like StructureScan® 3D, Mercury® VesselView® Link and the Lowrance Outboard pilot.  And, it has enough reserve brute strength to drive future high powered fishfinding technologies, too.

·         Dual-Channel CHIRP Sonar: Coming soon!

·         Dual Network Sonar Views: Cover more water and mark fish targets more clearly from a network of CHIRP sonar transducers.  Watch sonar views from bow-mounted transducer and the in-hull or transom-mounted transducer at the same time on the same display.

·         Most Advanced Fishfinder Technology: Simultaneously view CHIRP Sonar with StructureScan® 3D or StructureScan® HD to get the best possible view of fish and structure, below and to the sides of your boat.

·         Quickly Make Adjustments: HDS Carbon has a high performance processor that produces lightning quick redraw speeds and faster sonar updates. It easily powers Carbon 's intuitive user-interface that includes scrolling menus, cursor assist, snap-to setting markers and innovative preview panes with quick-touch slider bars.

·         Stay Connected: Integrated wireless connectivity with the Lowrance® GoFree® App and other onboard devices, allows you to download software updates and map purchases ─ for immediate use ─ in addition to viewing and/or controlling the display wirelessly using supported tablets and smartphones.

·         Network All Components: Plug-and-play compatibility with Lowrance performance modules, including Broadband Radar, SonicHub®2 Marine Audio, SiriusXM® Marine Weather and audio, Class B AIS and DSC VHF, as well as industry-leading technologies, like Mercury® VesselView® Link, Bluetooth® control of Power-Pole shallow water anchors equipped with the C-Monster Control System and the SmartSteer™ interface, featuring control of MotorGuide® Xi5 trolling motor and the Lowrance® Outboard Pilot.

·         Wireless Diagnostic Tools: The Network Analyzer detects devices with out-of-date software, while the Service Assistant allows users to send a detailed report of networked devices to Navico Service for quicker resolution of software/technical issues.

·         TotalScan™ all-in-one transducer ready

·         Point-1 Antenna support (external)

·         Precision-9 Compass compatibility

·         Connects and communicates with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch and HDS Gen2 multifunction displays

·         Dual Ethernet networking port

·         Micro-C connection for NMEA 2000® devices

·         Video input via optional adapter cable

·         Supported by Lowrance Service & Support program




16 in. / 406 mm  (16:9) Widescreen





Power Output: RMS (PTP)




Media Port

Dual microSD card slots



Display Resolution


Display Type


Display: Backlighting


Backlighting Type

LED With Adjustable SolarMAX™ HD Display and Keypad

Multi-language Display


GPS and Sonar Overlay Data


Split Screen Presentation


Display Size

16 in. / 406 mm  (16:9) Widescreen




Depth Alarm


EchoSounder Frequencies

455/800 kHz (StructureScan® 3D/HD), 40-60kHz, 85-145kHz, 130-210kHz (CHIRP), 50 kHz/83kHz/200kHz (Narrow Band)

EchoSounder Max Sonar Depth [m]


Shallow Alarm


Standard Fishfinding Features: COLORLINE™ or GRAYLINE®, ASP™, FishSymbol I.D.™, FishTrack™, and more


Temperature Readings


GPS Connectivity
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes (2)
NMEA 0183 Yes
NMEA 2000 Yes
WiFi Yes
GPS Navigation
Background Mapping Built-in Insight for US waters and world reference background map
Custom Mapping Lake Insight™ and Nautic Insight™ PRO and HD
GPS Alarms Yes
GPS Antenna Type Internal 10Hz ultra-high-sensitivity WAAS + EGNOS + MSAS (optional external antenna
GPS Overlay Data Yes
Navigation Plot Trails Storage Unknown
Navigation Route Storage 200
Navigation Waypoint Storage 5000
GPS Physical Features
Backlighting Levels Adjustable Screen & Keypad
Display Backlighting LED
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Size 16 in. / 406 mm
Housing ABS Molding
Languages 36
Media Port Two (2) microSD slot – 32Gb Max Size
Operating System NOS
Operating Temperature 5°F to 131°F (-15°C to 55°C )
Power Consumption 19.5W (1.5A @ 13v)
Product Depth 3.68 in \ 93.5 mm
Product Height 10.15 in \ 257.9 mm
Product Width 16.26 in \ 413 mm
Split Screen Max of 4
Supply Voltage 12VDC (10.8-17VDC min-max)
Video Input Optional with Cable P# 000-11010-001
Warranty Two Year
Waterproof Standard / Rating IPx7
GPS Marine Features
EchoSounder Frequencies 455/800 kHz (StructureScan® 3D/HD)
EchoSounder Max Sonar Depth 1524m
Power Output Max 500W RMS
Shallow Alarm Yes
Sonar Depth Alarm Yes
Sonar Overlay Data Yes
Standard Fishfinding Features Yes
Temperature Readings Yes

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HDS-16 Carbon Off Road GPS by Lowrance

  • Brand: Lowrance
  • Product Code: LOW-000-13734-001
  • Availability: Discontinued
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