I just found this article on the future of forward scanning sonars: Forward-Looking Sonar
. While Garmin
may not be supporting the older Interphase products, it appears something is on the horizon, based on the trail-blazing of Interphase. I have the SE200C, and am a big fan of FLS. To make the future units even more detailed, and faster, seems to be a real benefit for those who want to know what lies in front of them, lurking in wait. Too bad Robert Redford didn't have one, but then, he wouldn't have had another starring role to add to his credits.