Several brands of Side Scan Sonars (SSS) can be installed on the Gavia in the control and communication module. Available frequencies range from 600 kHz to 1.8 MHz in both single and dual frequencies The SSS accumulates data at a rate of up to 40 megabytes per 1000 meters. A 16-gigabyte flash disk is provided standard for storage of SSS data, with larger disks available optionally.
SINGLE FREQUENCY SIDE-SCAN SONAR (ANALOG)
900 kHz (others available, 900 kHz or 600 kHz are typical) single frequency side-scan sonar
DUAL-FREQUENCY SIDE-SCAN SONAR (ANALOG)
A 900 / 1800 kHz and 600 /1200 dual-frequency side-scan sonar are available. Two sets of transducers are mounted at the optimum angle for the frequency. Standard transducers are rated to 600m and extended depth rated 1000m transducers are also available.
- Available in Single or Dual frequency