Profiling sonars are devices used in underwater profiling where quantitative measurements are required. A profiling sonar transmits a very narrow, conical beam that generates one point per ping, providing very high resolution. Reflected signals, or echoes, are recorded and analyzed in order to develop an image of scanned area that includes information on the range between the sonar and the scanned object
The Imagenex 881A Profiling Sonar is a programmable, multi-frequency, digital scanning sonar that can be operated using default settings or its configuration customized for seafloor or water column monitoring.
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