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hydrographic survey echo sounder / multibeam
EM 712

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Characteristics

  • Application domain:

    for hydrographic surveys

  • Technology:

    multibeam

Description

The EM 712 multibeam echo sounder is Kongsberg Maritime's second generation high to very high resolution seabed mapping system capable of meeting all relevant survey standards.


EM 712 system configuration can be tailored to the user's requirement, allowing for choice of beam widths as well as transmission modes. The minimum survey depth is from less than 3 meters below the transducers, and the maximum depth is an unmatched 3600 meters. Across track coverage (swath width) is now more than 3500 meters. This is almost double the range performance of the EM 710.

Further key advances made for the EM 712 include low-noise receiver transducers and electronics in addition to a smaller, lighter form factor, enabling for more flexible installation on a wider variety of vessels.