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Innomar SES-2000 Sidescan Extension

Innomar SES-2000 sidescan transducer for Innomar's SES-2000 compact sub-bottom profiler for shallow water

With this extension Innomar's shallow-water sub-bottom profiler Innomar SES-2000 compact can be turned into a digital sidescan. For this the SBP transducer is replaced by a sidescan sonar-head operating at 100kHz.

This sidescan extension can be used in applications that require not only sub-bottom data but also to determine seabed morphology and/or objects on the seabed. Applications include surveys in the dredging industry (looking for outcrops), archaeological surveys, pipeline tracking and presurveys of construction sites.

Please note that the sidescan head replaces the SBP transducer and therefore sidescan and sub-bottom data cannot be acquired simultaneously. If you are looking for a system that runs SBP and sidescan in parallel you should consider Innomar's Innomar SES-2000 light plus and Innomar SES-2000 standard plus models.

Innomar SES-2000 sidescan data example showing a wreck site (online screenshot)
Innomar SES-2000 sidescan data example (SESWIN online visualization) showing a wreck site.


Technical Specification

Water depth range 1 – 50m
Frequency 100 kHz
TX pulse power / source level >4kW / >220dB//µPa re 1m
Pulse type CW 100 – 250µs (user selectable)
Ping rate up to 25s-1
Beam width (-3dB) approx. 1.8° × 55°
Depression angle 40° / 60°
Data acquisition envelope (digital 24bit / ~70 kHz)
Transducer (SSS; 20m cable) 0.60m × 0.10m × 0.15m / weight 20kg incl. cable



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Technical specifications are subject of change without notice.