Scientific multibeam echo sounder
These are the key facts about the Simrad ME70 scientific multibeam echo sounder.
The Simrad ME70 operates in the 70 to 120 kHz frequency range.
The Simrad ME70 provides an adjustable acoustic fan containing 3 to 45 stabilized beams.
All beams can be configured as split beams.
Calibration software included.
Minimum beam opening is 2° depending on operational frequency and steering.
140° maximum total swath width.
The athwartship centre angle of the fan can be adjusted from +45° to -45°.
Minimum acquisition depth is less than 1 m below the transducer depending on beam mode configuration.
Sidelobe levels and beam interleakage are adjustable from -35 to -70 dB depending on beamwidth and frequency configuration.
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