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Innomar SES-2000 medium-70 SBP

Innomar SES-2000 medium parametric sub-bottom profiler (top side unit)

The Innomar SES-2000 medium-70 parametric sub-bottom profiler is designed for offshore applications down to 2,500m water depth.

This model is available in two versions. The basic version features heave and roll compensation while the "POM" version offers additional pitch compensation.

The Innomar SES-2000 medium-70 SBP acquires full-waveform data that can be processed with any seismic software (SEG-Y format). Innomar also provides the ISE post-processing software specialized on the Innomar SES-2000 SBP data.



Technical Specification

Water Depth Range 2 – 2,500 m
Sediment Penetration up to 100m (depending on sediment type and noise)
Range / Layer Resolution approx. 1cm / up to 8cm
Transmit Beam Width (-3dB) approx. ±1.5° / footprint <5.5% of water depth
Primary Frequencies (PF) approx. 70kHz (frequency band 60 – 80 kHz)
PF Source Level / Acoustic Power >244 dB//µPa re 1m / ~4 kW
Secondary Low Frequency (SLF) centre freq. user selectable: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 kHz
(total frequency band 1.5 – 15 kHz)
Pulse Width user selectable 0.1 – 2.5 ms
Pulse Type Ricker, CW, LFM chirp
Ping Rate up to 40 pings/s
Topside Unit (Transceiver) W 0.52m × D 0.50m × H 0.74m (19''/16U) / 90kg
Transducer (30m cable) W 0.60m × D 0.60m × H 0.25m / 150kg (excl. cable)
Heave / Roll / Pitch Compensation heave, roll, opt. pitch (depending on external sensor data)
Data Acquisition digital 24bit @ 96kHz sample rate;
PF 100kHz envelope echosounder data / bottom track;
SLF full-waveform sub-bottom data
Auxiliary Input GNSS, HRP sensor, trigger
Auxiliary Output trigger, bottom track, analogue SLF
Power Supply 100–240V AC / <750W


Included Features

  • Roll beam stabilization
  • SLF full waveform data acquisition (sub-bottom data)
  • Multi-ping mode for maintaining a high pulse rate in deep waters
  • Multi-frequency signals
  • LFM chirp (full SLF bandwidth)


Optional Features

  • Pitch beam stabilization
  • Bottom slope control



  • SESWIN data acquisition software
  • SES Convert data converter software (SES/RAW to SEG-Y, XTF, ASCII)
  • SES NetView for display of online echoprints and system information on remote computers (via Ethernet) for QC
  • ISE post-processing software incl. GIS module



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Technical specifications are subject of change without notice.