Starfish 452F Advanced Towed Sidescan Sonar

The StarFish 452F Side Scan Sonar competes with many larger commercial systems producing spectacular images of the seabed, and includes intuitive software with a variety of data export options.

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Description

Portable System

Measuring less than 15 inches long the StarFish 452F sonar is small enough to be transported in your rucksack. Lightweight and quick to deploy by hand, the 452F towed system is independent of the boat requiring no fixed installation which makes it easy to transport and operate from any vessel.

The StarFish Peli Case provides a rugged and watertight method for transporting and storing your StarFish system.

 

Advanced Design

The compact hydrodynamic full body three-fin design improves stability of the sonar while it’s being towed which in-turn helps improve the quality of images it produces. The sonar also incorporates an inline connector to allow the cable to be swapped or replaced on site. Additional cable lengths are also available to help you choose the best towing solution for your needs.

Designed to be ‘Plug and Play’, connecting to your Windows PC or laptop via a USB connection, the StarFish 452F comes with software to allow the capture and recording real-time images from the seafloor below, making seabed imaging easy for everyone.

 

System Setup

The Sonar connects to the Top Box. The Top Box then connects to the power source and any Windows based PC or Laptop via a USB connection to display, record and playback digital sonar images using StarFish Scanline software.

  1. Starfish 452F Side Scan Sonar “Towfish” Transducer Head
  2. Starfish 450 Top Box (includes USB and power cables)
  3. 20m cable (included with StarFish 452F Sonar)
  4. AC Mains power adapter (supports 110V and 240V)
  5. Customer supplied DC power supply 9V-28V (i.e. battery)
  6. Customer supplied PC or Laptop (with at least 1 free USB port and Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7)

 

Features

  • The smallest towed side scan sonar available.
  • 0.8° horizontal beam width with up to 100m acoustic range per channel.
  • Easily transportable – fits in your rucksack.
  • Easily powered from almost any source.
  • Plug & play USB interface to any PC, with simple & intuitive software.
  • High visibility yellow colour to aid location & tracking.
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