Tritech StarFish 450F Side Scan Sonar Core Pack

Tritech StarFish 450F Side Scan Sonar Core Pack


450F Core Pack includes towfish with 20m cable, topside controller box, AC adapter & StarFish Scanline software.


  • Unique design increases hydrodynamic stability of the sonar and prevents rise under tow conditions
  • Can easily be deployed and operated by a single person for real-time digital seafloor images
  • 'Plug and Play' system connects to any Windows-based PC or laptop via a USB connection
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StarFish 450F is an affordable, high-performance towed side scan sonar that produces spectacular images of the seabed. The compact, hydrodynamic, full body three-fin design improves stability of the sonar while being towed, helping to further improve the quality of images it produces.

Utilizing advanced digital CHIRP acoustic technology developed from the professional underwater survey industry, StarFish 450F can view targets at longer ranges without any loss in image quality. It competes with many larger commercial systems, yet the intuitive software makes it very easy to use.

Measuring less than 15 inches long, the StarFish 450F sonar is the smallest towed side scan sonar available. The system is independent of the boat, requiring no fixed installation and making it easy to transport and operate from any vessel. The topside controller connects to any Windows PC or laptop via USB connection for easy operation by a single person. Simply deploy the sonar by hand and tow from your boat to capture and record real-time images of the seafloor below.
What's Included:
  • (1) StarFish 450F Side Scan Sonar with 20m Fixed Cable
  • (1) StarFish 450 Top Box
  • (1) StarFish Power Adapter Kit
  • (1) StarFish Scanline Software CD
  • (1) StarFish User Manuals
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What is the depth rating of the Starfish?
All of the Starfish Side Scan Sonars have a depth rating of 50 meters (164 feet)
What is the range of this sonar?
The Starfish 450F Side Scan Sonar has a maximum acoustic range of 100 meters (328 feet) on each side of the towfish/sonar head with at vertical beam angle of 60 degrees.
What is the max depth to get reasonable images returned? Will this generate decent imagery in the 250-300' depth range?
The StarFish 450F imaging is limited to 50 m (164 ft) depth below the sonar. As the sonar sits at about 5 m below the surface when towed, quality imagery is only available at depths shallower than 180 ft.

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