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FLS

FLS

NORBIT’s Forward-Looking Sonars (FLS) are high-resolution Wideband Multibeam Sonars (WMBS) with real-time image updating designed to detect obstacles in front of ships, such as seafloors and water obstructions, tracking sea mammals, monitoring pollution and underwater structures. The WBMS is an ultra-compact sonar designed specifically for easy handling and installation.

Description

NORBIT’s Forward Looking Sonars (FLS) are high-resolution Wideband MultiBeam Sonars (WMBS) with real-time image updating designed to detect obstacles in front of ships, such as seafloors and water obstructions, tracking sea mammals, monitoring pollution and underwater structures. The WBMS is an ultra compact sonar designed specifically for easy handling and installation.

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Specifications

General

Year of initial development

2011

Receive array length [m]

0.236

Receive array width [m]

0.154

Receive array height [m]

0.064

Transmit array length [m]

0

Transmit array width [m]

0

Transmit array height [m]

0

Receive array weight in air [kg]

2.3

Transmit array weight in air [kg]

0

Sonar Details

Max. depth [m]

6000

Min. frequency [kHz]

360

Max. frequency [kHz]

440

Typical range [m]

150

Minimal detectable range [m]

0.2

Max. number of beams

256

Min. horizontal beam width [deg]

0.9

Max. horizontal beam width [deg]

0.9

Min. vertical beam width [deg]

1.9

Max. vertical beam width [deg]

27

Min. pulse length [µs]

10

Max. pulse length [µs]

500

Max. update rate [Hz]

50

Range resolution [cm]

0.01

Min. DC power [V]

10

Max. DC power [V]

29

Min. AC power [V]

110

Max. AC power [V]

220

Max. power consumption [W]

28

Data Processing

Data processing software

All types

Operating System

Windows 7

Minimal hardware requirements

i3

Data storage capacity [Gb]

0

External data storage options

Various

Interface options

LAN 10/100 (FO & Coax optional)

Motion correction

No

Other specifications

Mount options

Misc

Connector options

LAN RJ45, FO, Coax

Main applications

Forward looking, obstacle avoidance, search & recovery, automated change detection, leakage detection

Carrier options

AUV, fixed, ROV, towed, vessel

Documents

Brochure
PS-150004-8_WBMS-FLS-wide_Pn_12002-AAGDA4_A4-1.pdf

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