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Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv

Product Codes: GARSV5CV, GARSV5CVT

The Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv is a Fishfinder, features GPS technology and Quickdraw Contours. Quickdraw Contours allows you to automatically store water depths (when used with a transducer).

The Striker is available with or without With GT20-TM transducer. The Sonar will allow you to view beneath your boat for fish (ClearVu).

Using the GPS technology you can mark waypoints and navigate back to them. You will also be able to view your boats speed.

The 2 in 1 transducers provides traditional CHIRP sonar and ClearVu.


Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv - £249.99

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv With GT20-TM Transducer - £329.99


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The Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv is a fishfinder with GPS technology and CHIRP Sonar.

Automatically record water depth to the Garmin Striker device to create your own on the water charts with Quickdraw Contours.

With the in-built GPS technology you can mark hotspots such as good fishing locations, docks or ramps. You can then easily navigate back to these stored locations. If you have a echoMAP charplotter too you can share waypoints and routes between your STRIKER and a Garmin echoMAP system. You are also able to view the speed of your boat or yacht on the display. Please note: Although the Garmin STRIKER has GPS technology it is not a Chartplotter.

With the STRIKER Vivid 5cv you will get CHIRP Traditional Sonar, Sonar History Rewind, Waypoint Map, Boat Speed Display and Built-in Flasher.

Garmin ClearVu Scanning are included with the Garmin STRIKER. CHIRP ClearVu enables you to view below your boat. The CHIRP technology is an advanced technology that provides an ultra-clear image showing the views beneath your boat or yacht.

The STRIKER Vivid 5cv includes the Garmin GT20-TM transducer (if you select the option with the transducer at the add to basket section above) with mid and high CHIRP. The ClearVu provides 260/455/800 kHz and traditional sonar supported is 50/77/200 kHz. The GT20 transducer must be mounted. The Garmin GT20 transducer has a transom mount for use on a boat whereby the boat should be an outboard powered vessel. This transducer includes down vision and side scan.

Smooth scaling software technology for depth range adjustments is also provided with the Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv.

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Features

‣WVGA colour screen Fishfinder
‣Garmin GT20-TM transducer included (if you buy the option with transducer)
‣Keypad control
‣Waterproof to IPX7 standards
‣GPS speed
‣Sonar features ClearVu for views below the boat
‣Maximum depth for Sonar use: 2,300 ft at 77kHz (freshwater) and 1,100 ft at 77kHz (saltwater)
‣Mark waypoints and go back to them (ie. save favourite fishing spots)
‣Includes one 4-pin transducer port
‣Quickdraw Contours
‣Integrated GPS
‣Course over Ground (COG)
‣Current draw @ 12V: 0.40A
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


The Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv includes a tilt mount for mounting on your boat or yacht. The Garmin GT20-TM Transducer included is for use on a boat whereby the boat should be an outboard powered vessel. You will be able to see the view of the water below your boat/yacht as Garmin ClearVu features.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

Product Code: GARSV5CV

‣Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv
Power/data cable
Tilt/swivel mount
‣Garmin bumper sticker

Product Code: GARSV5CVT

‣Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv
Garmin GT20-TM transducer
Power/data cable
Tilt/swivel mount
‣Garmin bumper sticker

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Accessories

Looking for Garmin STRIKER 5sv accessories? Accessories available to purchase include protective cover, tilt and swivel mount and flush mount kit. If you'd like to add a transducer to your STRIKER 7sv please see Garmin transducer page. View all Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv accessories.

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Protective Cover


‣Heavy duty 5-inch cover fits the Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv fishfinder head unit snugly, protecting the screen when not in use.

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Flush Mount Kit


‣Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Flush Mount Kit enables you to position your fishfinder against most flat surfaces on your boat.

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv 6-pin to 4-pin Sounder Cable


‣Connect your Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv fishfinder with a 4-pin connection to a dual beam transducer with an 6-pin connection.

Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv Technical Specification

‣Technology: Fishfinder, Transducer, GPS
‣Display: 5-inch WVGA display (800 x 480 pixels)
‣Dual Frequency (50/200 KHZ) Sonar Capable: Yes
‣Dual Beam (77/200 KHZ) Sonar Capable: Yes
‣Frequencies supported: Traditional: 50/77/200 kHz CHIRP (mid and high) ClearVu: 260/455/800 kHz
‣Water temperature sensor included: Yes
‣Split screen zoom: Yes
‣Ultrascroll (displays fish targets at higher boat speeds): Yes
‣Fish symbol ID (helps identify fish targets): Yes
‣Autogain technology (minimises clutter, maximises targets): Yes
‣Adjustable depth line (measures depth of underwater objects): Yes
‣A-Scope (real time display of fish passing through transducer beam): Yes
‣Water temperature sensor included: Yes
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 188mm, Height - 116mm, Depth - 54mm
‣Weight: 500g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin STRIKER Vivid 5cv manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

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