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Side Scan Sonar

Shark-S450S Single Frequency Side Scan Sonar

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    Shark-S450S is the affordable high performance towed side scan sonar which produces high resolution images. It provides long range coverage and  high resolution images to 150m per side at 450 kHz , utilising advanced digital CHIRP acoustic technology developed.


    A strong stainless steel towfish, a high strength Kevlar cable, a splashproof deck unit and the OTech software are included in the sonar system. The system is designed with ultra-low power consumption and can be powered with AC or DC power. Shark-S450S is small, light and rugged, and can be easily operated by one person.


    OTech software is equipped with the function of sonar image display, navigation, data recording and replay, target management and output and sensor information multi-window display. It can output the data with standard XTF format which can be processed with the third party processing software, and also can be customized according to the requirements.


    • Small, Lightweight and Easy

    • Long Range Coverage and HighResolution Images

    • CHIRP and CW Sonar Transmission Modes

    • 316 Stainless Steel Towfish , Depth Rated to 1000m

    • OTech Acquisition Software, Free Update

    Sonar Specifications




    Pulse Type


    Maximum Range


    Beam Width

    Horizontal:0.3 ; Vertical:45°


    Along Track:0.005h;Across Track:1.25cm

    Depression Angle


    Maximum Depth Rating

    1000m (316 Stainless Steel)

    Towfish Size/Weight (air)

    767mm*105mm (Length*Diameter) / 13kg

    Deck unit size /Weight

    170mm*120mm*70mm /0.8kg

    Power Consumption

    110/220VAC , 15W

    Software OTech

    Windows,NMEA 0183 Navigation Data Input;

    OTSS、XTF Output Data Format

    Tow Cable

    Kevlar,Standard Length: 20m(Optional)


    • Hydrographic Surveys

    • Geophysical Surveys

    • Cable and Pipeline Surveys

    • Wide Area Search and Recovery

    • Pier/Harbor Wall Inspections

    • Archaeological Surveys

    • Wreck Hunting