Tritech StarFish 452F Side Scan Sonar System
- Produces crisper and cleaner imagery at ranges of up to 100 meters on each channel
- 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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Measuring less than 15 inches long, the StarFish 452F 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.
- (1) StarFish 452F Side Scan Sonar
- (1) StarFish 450 Top Box
- (1) StarFish 20m Tow Cable
- (1) StarFish Power Adapter Kit
- (1) StarFish Scanline Software CD
- (1) StarFish User Manuals
- (1) StarFish Peli Case
- (1) StarFish GPS Receiver
- (1) StarFish Pole Mount Bracket
The Starfish 990F has an operating range of 35m (115ft) per channel, while the Starfish 452F and the Starfish 450 have an operating range of 100m (328ft) per channel.
Before putting the sonar in the water, let the boat build up speed to 1-2 knots. For best results, keep the boat at a constant speed between 1-4 knots. The slower the boat speed, the deeper the sonar will tow, and the higher the resolution image will be. The recommended maximum towing speed is 8 knots (including water current flowing against the boat).
In addition to the items included with the side scan sonar system, you will need a Microsoft Windows XP/ Vista/ 7 compatible computer/laptop with 1 free USB port. You will also need a DC battery or a suitably protected AC outlet. The sonar comes with several adaptor cables for DC and AC power options.
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