990F system includes towfish with 20m cable, topside controller box, AC adapter, StarFish Scanline software, GPS receiver, pole mount bracket, and Pelican carrying case.
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What is the operating range and beam width of this Starfish?
The StarFish 990F side scan sonar system has a 35 m (115 ft) operating range at 60 degree Vertical Beam Width. This provides a maximum of 70 m total seabed coverage.
What voltage battery do I need to power the sonar?
The Tritech Starfish 990F can be powered by a 9V-28V DC power supply, or by connection to a 110V or 240V AC outlet. Several cables and adapters are included with the side scan sonar system including international AC adapters, 2m cigar-plug DC power lead and a crocodile-clip to cigar-socket DC adapter.
How do I display the sonar? Can it be saved?
The Starfish side scan sonar system is plug-and-play. The 990 Top Box module connects directly to any Windows-based laptop or computer via USB. The included Scanline software displays the sonar image in real-time. The scan can be recorded and stored for later playback.
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