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BioSonics Autonomous Echo Sounder for Ocean Observatory

BioSonics Autonomous Echo Sounder for Ocean Observatory

  • Includes automated data collection, processing and reporting software
  • Automatically generates real-time, hourly or daily, target detection reports and user selectable alerts
  • Determine size, location, speed and direction of travel of every target detected
  • Continuous and automated data collection and storage
  • Patented “networked sonar” acoustic curtain technology provides full water column coverage
  • Optional integration with underwater imaging systems to automatically classify targets
  • Automatically trigger biological deterrent systems or other systems
  • Heavy-duty solid urethane or stainless steel transducers, underwater cabling and mounting hardware


DT-X AMS Automated Monitoring Systems are designed for fixed location, long-term or permanent deployments to observe the underwater environment over a period of weeks, months or even years at a time. DT-X AMS can be customized to monitor and automatically report on passage, migration and entrainment of fish, marine mammals and debris at cooling water intakes, dams, marine hydrokinetic projects, spillways, screens, fish bypass and other structures.


Echosounder Specifications

  • Fully programmable, multiple transducer, multiplexing configuration
  • Military grade connectors
  • Self diagnosis and calibration on start-up
  • High resolution, full color echogram
  • Numerous, user selectable, software controlled configuration, display and data storage options
  • Integrated orientation and other external sensor inputs
  • Ethernet control, wired or remote wireless
  • Integrated orientation sensors
  • System Noise Floor: Extremely quiet -140dB
  • Dynamic Range: Greater than 160dB
  • Selectable Ping Rates: 0.01 to 30 pps
  • Selectable Pulse Duration: .01 to 1.0 ms
  • Variable Range Settings: > 1000m
  • Transmit Power: 100 to 1000 Watts RMS
  • Input Power: 11-14 VDC or 90-264 VAC
  • Power Consumption: 30 Watts


  • Range of frequencies in single or split beam: 38, 70,120, 200, 420, &1000 kHz
  • Ultra-low side lobes to -35 dB
  • Heavy duty anodized aluminum, urethane, or stainless steel housings

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