881A Echo Sounder

PRODUCTS

IMAGENEX MODEL 881A
DIGITAL ECHO SOUNDER

APPLICATIONS:

  • ROV, AUV, & UUV
  • Offshore Oil & Gas
  • Surveying
  • Underwater Archaeology
  • Scientific Research

 

FEATURES:

  • Programmable
  • High performance
  • Low power
  • Simple set-up and installation
  • Digital telemetry
  • 1 to 100 m operation
  • Compact size
  • Communication format available to user

 The Imagenex Model 881A Echo Sounder is a completely self-contained echo sounder with a serial output.  It is mounted  in a pressure-proof housing with an underwater connector for use in depths up to 3000 meters (10000 feet).  It can be used as a standard echo sounder or with digitized first returns only.  Its requirements are minimal, needing only a power source and a digital interface to an external device such as a personal or laptop computer. 

Model 881A Echo Sounder

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS:

FREQUENCY

675 kHz

TRANSDUCER

Conical

TRANSDUCER BEAM WIDTH

10o (Standard)

RANGE RESOLUTION

1 m - 4 m:  2 mm (0.08")
5 m & up:  10 mm (0.4")

MIN. DETECTABLE RANGE

150 mm (6")

MAX. OPERATING DEPTH

1000 m and 3000 m available

MAX. CABLE LENGTH

1000 m on typical twisted shielded pair
(RS-485)

INTERFACE

RS-485 serial interface @ 115.2 kbps
(or optional RS-232)

CONNECTOR

Side mounted, four conductor, wet mateable (Subconn MCBH4M-SS)
Optional right angle or end mount connector

POWER SUPPLY

20 - 36 VDC at less than 3 Watts

DIMENSIONS
(for both depth ratings)

79.4 mm (3.125") diameter x
139 mm (5.5") length

WEIGHT:     In Air
 

                       In Water
 

1000 m unit:  1.1 kg (2.3 lbs)
3000 m unit:  TBA

1000 m unit:  TBA
3000 m unit:  TBA

MATERIALS

1000 m unit:  6061-T6 Aluminum &
                       PVC
3000 m unit:  Titanium, PVC &
                       300 series stainless steel

FINISH

Hard Anodize

SOFTWARE SPECIFICATIONS:

Win881AE.exe

WINDOWS™ OPERATING SYSTEM

Windows™ 95, 98, Me, NT*, 2000*, XP*

MODE

Echosounder

RANGE SCALES

1 m, 2 m, 3 m, 4 m, 5 m, 10 m, 20 m, 30 m, 40 m, 50 m, 60 m, 80 m, 100 m

FILE FORMAT

(filename).81g

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:

100 MHz Pentium
16 MB RAM
1 GB Hard Disk
800 x 600 x 256 colour graphics

*Requires Win881AE.exe v2.00 or higher (Free upgrade available for older versions - Contact Imagenex)

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ORDERING INFORMATION:

1000 m UNIT

Standard

881-000-141

3000 m UNIT

Standard

881-000-142

RS-232

Option

                       -006

End mount connector

Option

                       -009

Right angle connector

Option

                       -010

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Specifications subject to change without notice.

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