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Technical Systems Comparison Chart R2Sonic Sonic 2026 Multibeam Echosounder Sonic™ 2026 Multibeam Echosounder 0.45° x 0.45° R2Sonic Sonic 2024 Multibeam Echosounder Sonic™ 2024 Multibeam Echosounder 0.45° x 0.9° R2Sonic Sonic 2022 Multibeam Echosounder Sonic™ 2022 Multibeam Echosounder 0.9° x 0.9° R2Sonic Sonic 2020 Multibeam Echosounder Sonic™ 2020 Multibeam Echosounder 2.0° x 2.0°
Selectable Frequencies 170kHz - 450kHz 170kHz - 450kHz 170kHz - 450kHz 200kHz - 450kHz
Option 700kHz
Option 90kHz - 100kHz

0.45° x 0.45° at 450kHz

1° x 1° at 200kHz

2° x 2° at 90kHz & 100kHz

0.3° x 0.6° at 700kHz

0.45° x 0.9° at 450kHz

1° x 2° at 200kHz

0.6° x 0.6° at 700kHz

0.9° x 0.9° at 450kHz

2° x 2° at 200kHz

1° x 1° at 700kHz

2° x 2° at 400kHz

4° x 4° at 200kHz

User-Selectable Swath Sector in Real-Time

10° to 160°

10° to 160°

10° to 160°

10° to 130°

Sounding Depth 800m+ 400m+ 400m+ 200m+

The Sonic Series is further enhanced by the integrated Sonic-V Series range, with embedded IMU. This innovative update features a new compact VOX-IM with AC and DC voltage input and integrated connectors, as well as the new VOX Control user interface with enhanced visual package.


All R2Sonic Multibeam Echosounders Include

24/7/365 multibeam echosounder support available

Support is Available 24/7/365

We minimize downtime. Our engineers do the repairs and maintenance.
technical experts provide multibeam echosounder training


R2Sonic technical experts provide in-class theory and hands-on demonstration.
3 year multibeam echosounder warranty

3yr Warranty with Optional 6yr

We trust and stand behind all our multibeam sonars.
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Common Features of R2Sonic Multibeam Echosounders

  • Multibeams are differentiated by beamwidth & depth range
  • Bottom detect resolution: 3mm
  • User selectable operating frequencies: 170kHz - 450kHz (*). Can be changed "on the fly" in 1Hz increment
  • 1024 independent soundings per ping
  • Standard immersion depth: 100m, with option 4000m
  • Free firmware updates upgradable remotely
  • Mounting hardware supplied with all multibeam sonars
  • Agnostic to acquisition/data processing software
  • (*) Sonic 2020 frequency from 200kHz to 450kHz

How to install a Sonic series step by step


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