• Centimeter Resolution
  • GPS Input, NMEA Compatible
  • Hypack & HydroPro Compatible
  • Data Storage & Playback
  • Zoom Modes
  • Event Marks
  • Single or Dual Frequency
  • Sound Velocity
  • Draft Offset
  • Windows 7/8/10 Compatible

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Precision Hydrographic Echo Sounder

The EchoBox is a portable high-resolution, precision echo sounder. It is designed exclusively for hydrographic marine surveys up to 5,000 meters of water depth. Available as a single frequency or dual frequency model.

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EchoBox Specifications

Units: Feet or Meters
Depth Ranges: 30, 60, 120, 240, 480, 800, 1500, 2400, 3000, 6000, 15000 Feet
10, 20, 40, 80, 150, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 2000, 5000 Meters
Auto-ranging Modes in all units.
Shift Range: 0-450ft in 1 foot increments, 0-150m in 1 meter increments
Zoom Range: 115, 30, 60, 120, 240, 480 Feet
5, 10, 20, 40, 80, 160 Meters
Zoom Modes: Bottom Zoom, Bottom Lock Zoom, Marker Zoom, Normal Data, Zoom Data, Navigation, Depth
Display: Command/ Status, Color Control for Data: 4 Selections or Custom (User Input), Data Color Invert possible
Depth Resolution: 0.1 Feet, 0.01 Meters
Depth Accuracy: Meets or exceeds all current IHO hydrographic requirements for single beam echo sounders
0-40m 2.5cm, 40-200m 5.0cm, >200m 10.0cm;
or +/- .1% of depth corrected for sound velocity
Speed of Sound: User Selectable 1500 Meters/Second, 4800 Feet/Second;
Adjustable in increments of 1 m/sec or 1 ft/sec
Geographic Position: NMEA 0183, GLL, GGA, RMC, VTG, VHW, HDT
Selectable Baud Rates (RS-232) 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400
Printer Output: Interface to TDU Series Thermal Printers
Shallow Water Operation: < 1 Meter; bottom type dependant
Transmit Rate: Up to 20 Hz, depth and operator mode dependent
Event Marks: Periodic, External, and/or Manual
(Periodic selectable in 1 minute intervals)
Data File Output: Stores Depth, Navigation, and Graphic Data in ODC format (Proprietary) and Standard SEG-Y Normal and Zoom Data stored is Pixel data and can be played back and/or printed.
Data File Playback: Files can be played back and/or printed at Normal or Fast-Forward speed, with Pause and Zoom and a Playback Scroll Bar for ease of file playback.
Frequency Output: 3.5 to 340 kHz
Transmit Output Power: 2kw (pulsed) (Maximum)
Input Power: 10-30 Volts DC, Nominal power 75 Watts, 110/220 VAC Optional
Dimensions: 35.56cm (14") Depth, 27.9cm (11.0') Width, and 10.16cm (4.0") Height.
Weight: 4kg (91bs). (sensor unit only)
Environmental: 0 to 50 degrees C Operation Temperature 0 to 95 degrees non-condensing

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