Customer Reviews for Nature Vision FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System

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Nature Vision FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System

See all the underwater action with a fully assembled, ultracompact viewing system for an affordable price. Watch your favorite sport live on a 5" CRT monitor with a waterproof video camera. Velcro? tabs protect the monitor flap that zips out into a sunshield. The fish-shaped camera stows in a mesh side pocket. Comes with 50-ft. of 200-lb. test camera cable, a black-and-white fish camera with a light, and a soft case with sunshield. Runs on 10 C batteries (not included). Comes with a FREE 12-volt power cord.
Overall Customer Rating:
3.571 out of 5
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5 out of 7(71%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Review 1 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Date:January 4, 2009

Fish TV Underwater Viewing System

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I am very frustrated with this product in that when I turn it on out on the ice, it works for about five minutes and then horizontal lines appear. I'll shut it off for a few minutes, turn it on again, and it will work for about three minutes, and the lines will reappear. I'm wondering if the cold has something to do with it, although I am in a heated ice tent. When I try it out at home, it works perfectly fine. There have been times when I have been out, and it works good. (2 out of 10 times), but mostly I just put it away in frustration. I couldn't return it, as I lost my receipt. When it does work, it is great. The clarity is awesome, very light in weight, and the size of the viewer is great. I like that I can control the amount of light that the infrared light puts out. For the money, you can't beat this product. Maybe I just have a dud.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
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Review 2 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Date:December 23, 2008

No video out port

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Location: Portland, Or
I did not get the camera wet. I need a camera with a video out port. The photo indicates a port, but the 5" model did not have one.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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Review 3 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Date:February 9, 2009

you get what you pay for

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Location: Two Rivers, WI
I also have a problem when the camera works great for a few minute and then I get the horizontal lines on the sreen during ice fishing. I think the camera cannot handle the cold water. If you unplug the camera from the tv, the screen is fine. Overal, when it works, it works great.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
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Review 4 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:July 14, 2009

Exciting fishing tool

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Location: Montrose, PA
Recently I purchased a FishTv Plus Underwater 5 from Cabela's. First of all they were prompt in my delivery of the camera. When I first tried it, it went beyond my expectations of clarity, ease of use, and adjustable functions! When I saw my first fish up close, I wondered why it took me so long to purchase one! I used it in dark cloudy water and with the infrared option, it did suberb in viewing the bottom of the lake. When you go by your favorite fishing spot and see all the lures snagged on the structure on the bottom, and realize that some may be ones I lost over the years, it will amaze you. My only negative comment which is not all that bad, is that with this particular model, the distance of view underwater could be somewhat further than I wished it had. But I am sure the more expensive models make up for that. Besides boat fishing, I intend on using this camera for ice fishing this winter. That is one major reason I purchased one, but I enjoy it just as much in the open water! I recommend this product highly. Great product at an affordable price.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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Review 5 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:April 7, 2009

FISH TV

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Location: LIVE ON A BOAT IN CALIF DELTA
WIFE LOST HER CELL PHONE OFF THE SIDE OF THE BOAT IN 20 FEET OF WATER WAS ABLE TO FINE IT BUT WATER TO COLD TO RETIRVE IT. BUT WAS SURE WE NEEDED A NEW ONE AND WAS ABLE TO QUIT LOOKING
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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Review 6 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:March 30, 2009

acuviu fish camera

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after my ice fishing season so i went out 1 more time . Clear and brite should not have waited so long to got one.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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Review 7 for FishTv™ Plus Underwater 5" Viewing System
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:January 17, 2009

love it

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Location: oshkosh WI
this camera is awesome, i like it better than any other camera ive used. great clearity up until dark, but even then you can make out ur lure. Great product. Batteries dont last long, so i went out and bought a 12 volt lawn mower battery and that lasts me 3 full days, sun up til sun down.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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