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Technical Specifications

Acoustic Characteristics
Selectable Frequencies

170kHz - 450kHz
Option 700kHz


0.3° x 0.6° at 700kHz
0.45° x 0.9° at 450kHz
1° x 2° at 200kHz

Number of Soundings per Ping


Max Speed

11.1 knots for full coverage (The speed of the survey is primarily limited by the installation of the MBES)

Near-field Focusing
Roll Stabilized Beams
User-Selectable Swath Sector in Real-Time

10° to 160°

Sounding Depth


Pulse Length

15µs – 1.115ms

Pulse Type

shaped CW

Ping Rate

up to 60Hz


up to 60kHz

Immersion depth

100 m
Option 4000m & 6000m

Bottom Detect Resolution


Min Operating Temperature

-10° C

Max Operating Temperature

50° C

Storage Temperature

-30°C to 55°C

Electrical Interface

90-260V AC, 45-65Hz, or 10-55V DC

Power Consumption

50W avg


10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet

Sync in, Sync out


Receiver Dim ((LWD)

480 x 109 x 190 (mm)

Receiver Mass


Projector Dim (LWD)

273x108x86 (mm)

Projector Mass


VOX-IM Interface (LWH) & Mass

212 x 160 x 70.5mm; 2,9kg

Side mount installation

Thank you ECHO81 and University of Stockton for sharing.


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