SeaKing Towfish SK150 - Side Scan Sonar

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Energy, Engineering, Survey, Underwater Vehicles

The Tritech SeaKing SK150 side-scan sonar combines Tritech’s DST (Digital Sonar Technology) electronics with industry-leading transducer design and digital CHIRP signal processing techniques, to offer users side-scan sonar imagery of unprecedented clarity.

The SeaKing Towfish SK150 is specifically designed to fly up to a maximum towing depth of 120m (393ft), the SK150 side scan can be used for high-resolution surveys at depths of other lighter systems cannot reach.

The advanced 150kHz composite transducer assembly provides superior image quality and long-range.

The SK150’s simple, modular design provides increased reliability and facilitates quick in-field repairs should any damage occur during operation. All electronics are located in a single subsea pressure housing isolated from the rest of the towfish. The stabilizing fins can be cheaply and easily replaced and a simple sheer and recovery mechanism is provided in the event of the SK150 side-scan becoming snagged.

As part of Tritech’s SeaKing range of sonars, sensors it is possible to run the SK150 with other SeaKing sensors over one communication link. All products in the SeaKing family (or third-party products within the ARCNET communications link), can be run simultaneously, using the same processor and display; such as Tritech’s Surface Control Unit (SCU) or a customer supplied PC or laptop. In addition to the display of side scan sonar data, the system will take position input from GPS. This information is recorded along with the sonar data to allow a ‘fix’ of a target.

The SK150 Towfish side-scan sonar is fully compatible with all Kiltec and Easyreeling electric winches.

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