SONIC 2022

SONIC 2022



SONIC 2022


Sonic 2022

Multibeam Echosounder

Small form factor multibeam sonar, ideal for remote vehicle and small boat operations, with a range of up to 400m+.

High level description:

Great resolution: 0.6⁰ x 0.6⁰ at 700kHz

Highly portable: receiver is 60% of the size of the Sonic 2024 receiver

Price competitive


Ultra Compact 

Selectable frequencies 170-450kHz and 700kHz (optional)

Selectable swath 10° to 160° 

Focused Beams to 0.6° x 0.6°* 

Swath sector rotation

Embedded processor/controller

Low weight, volume and power consumption

System Description:

The Sonic 2022 is a compact wideband shallow water multibeam echo sounder, suitable for a wide variety of general mapping applications. 

As with the higher resolution Sonic 2024 system, the Sonic 2022 provides over 20x selectable operating frequencies from 200 to 400 kHz in 10kHz steps and optional 700kHz with unparalleled flexibility to trade off resolution and range and controlling interference from other active acoustic systems. 

In addition to selectable operating frequencies, the Sonic 2022 provides variable swath coverage selections from 10° to 160° as well as ability to rotate the swath sector. Both the frequency and swath coverage may be selected ‘on-the-fly’, 

in real-time during survey operations.

The Sonar consists of the outboard projector and receiver modules, and the inboard Sonar Interface Module (SIM). Third party auxiliary sensors are connected 

to the SIM. The sonar data is tagged with GPS time.

The sonar operation is controlled from a graphical user interface on a PC or laptop 

which is typically equipped with navigation, data collection and storage applicatio

The operator sets the sonar parameters in the sonar control window, while depth, imagery and other sensor data are captured and displayed by the applications software.

Commands are transmitted through an Ethernet interface to the Sonar Interface Module. The Sonar Interface Module supplies power to the sonar heads, synchronizes multiple heads, time tags sensor data, and relays data to the applications workstation and commands to the sonar head.

The receiver head decodes the sonar commands, triggers the transmit pulse, receives, amplifies, beamforms, bottom detects, packages and transmits the data through the Sonar Interface Module via Ethernet to the control PC.

The compact size, low weight, low power

consumption 35W and elimination of separate

topside processors also make Sonic 2022 very well suited for small survey vessel, ROV or AUV operations. 

Systems Specification:


170kHz-450kHz  700kHz (optional)

Beamwidth, Across Track 0.6°*

Beamwidth, Along Track

Number of Beams 0.6°*


Selectable Swath Sector 10° to 160°

Max Slant Range 500m

Pulse Length 15µs-1000µs

Pulse Type Shaped CW

Depth Rating 100m

Operating Temperature -10°C to 50°C

Storage Temperature -30°C to 55°C

Electrical Interface


90-260 VAC, 45-65Hz

Power Consumption 35W

Uplink/Downlink: 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet

Data Interface 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet

Sync In, Sync out TTL

GPS 1PPS, RS-232

Auxiliary Sensors RS-232

Deck Cable Length 15m


Receiver Dim (LWD)

276 x 109 x 190 mm

Receiver Mass 7 kg

Projector Dim (LWD) 273 x 108 x 86 mm

Projector Mass 3.3 kg

Sonar Interface Module Dim (LWH) 280 x 170 x 60 mm

Sonar Interface Module Mass

2.4 kg

Sonar Options:

Snippets/TruePix™ Imagery Output

Raw Water Column Data Output

Ultra High Resolution UHR 700kHz

Switchable Forward Looking Sonar Output

Integrated Inertial Navigation (INS)

3000m Immersion Depth Rating 

Mounting Hardware & Assemblies

Antifouling Coating Protection

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