SportScan

The Imagenex SportScan is an affordable dual channel, high-resolution, digital side-scan sonar geared toward the sport diving market.  Operate the SportScan directly from your laptop or desktop PC.  All that is needed is a 12 VDC power source.  Connect a GPS receiver for latitude and longitude coordinates.

SportScan

Underwater Hardware Specifications

Frequency

330 kHz or 330 kHz / 800 kHz

Transducer

One transducer per side, tilted down 20º

Transducer Beam Width

330 kHz:  1.8º x 60º
800 kHz:  0.7º x 30º

Range Resolution

Both sides displayed:  Range scale / 250

Single side displayed:  Range scale / 500

Max. Operating Depth

30 m (~100')

Max. Cable Length

60 m (~200')

Interface

RS-232 serial interface @ 115.2 kbps

Connector

Wet mateable (Impulse LPMBH-4-MP)

Power Supply

10 – 16 VDC at 300 mA max.

Dimensions

114 mm (4.5") diameter x 833 mm (32.8") length

Weight in Air

4.5 kg (10 lbs) - not including ballast

Weight in Water

1.2 kg (2.7 lbs) - not including ballast

Ballast

Standard diver belt weights (readily available at dive shops)

Materials

Polyurethane & 6061-T6 Aluminum

Finish

Clear anodized

Software Specifications

Win881ss.exe

v4.00

Windows Operating System

Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

Modes

Side Scan

Range Scales

15 m, 30 m, 60 m, 90 m, and 120 m
(50’, 100’, 200’, 300’, and 400’)

File Format

(filename).81s

GPS Input (4800, N, 8, 1)


NMEA 0183 Formats: GLL, GGA, VTG, RMC

Recommended Minimum Computer Requirements

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

Ordering Information

30 m Unit w/23 m Tow Cable

881-000-150

330 / 800 kHz

Option                -005

60 m (200') SportScan Tow Cable

Option               -017

XTF Converter (Imagenex .81s to XTF)

Option                -019

SportScan

Features

  • Very user friendly
  • Lightweight and extremely portable
  • Inexpensive
  • 23 m (75') tow cable included
  • High resolution
  • Up to 240 m 800') total coverage
  • GPS interface
  • Speed correction
  • Height and length measurements
  • 4 user selectable colour tables
  • XTF Conversion program (optional)

Applications

  • Underwater Archaeology
  • Sunken Timber Recovery
  • Search & Recovery
  • Surveying
  • Law Enforcement Work
  • Scientific Research
  • Environmental Survey

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