SONIC 2024

SONIC 2024



SONIC 2024


Sonic 2024

Multibeam Echosounder

The world’s first broadband-wideband high resolution multibeam sonar for unprecedented system versatility, productivity, and performance.

High level description

High resolution: 0.3⁰ x 0.6⁰ at 700kHz

Low power consumption for performances: 50Wavg

Optional 6000m immersion depth rated


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

Selectable swath 10° to 160°

Focused Beams to 0.3° x 0.6°* 

Swath sector rotation

Embedded processor/controller

Low weight, volume and power consumption



Hydrographic Survey

Offshore Site Survey 

Pre & Post Dredge Survey

Defense & Security 

Marine Research 

System Description:

The Sonic 2024 is the world’s first proven wideband high resolution shallow water multibeam echo sounder.  With proven results and unmatched performance, the Sonic 2024 produces reliable and remarkably clean data with maximum user flexibility through all range settings to 500m.

With over 20 selectable operating frequencies to chose  from 200 to 400 kHz in 10kHz steps and optional 700kHz, the user has unparalleled flexibility in trading off resolution and range and controlling interference from other active acoustic systems. 

In addition to selectable operating frequencies, the Sonic 2024 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 three major components: a compact and lightweight 

projector, a receiver and a small dry-side Sonar Interface Module (SIM). Third party

auxiliary sensors are connected to the SIM.

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 applications software.

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 50W and elimination of separate

topside processors make Sonic 2024 very well suited for small survey vessel, ROV or AUV operations. 

Systems Specification:


170kHz-450kHz  700kHz (optional)

Beamwidth, Across Track 0.3°*

Beam Width, Along Track

No. of Beams 0.6°*


Selectable Swath Sector 10° to 160°

Max Slant Range 500m

Pulse Length 15µs-1000µs

Pulse Type Shaped CW

Ping Rate

Depth Rating Up to 60 Hz


Operating Temperature -10°C to 50°C

Storage Temperature -30°C to 55°C

Electrical Interface


90-260 VAC, 45-65Hz

Power Consumption 50W

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)

480 x 109 x 190 mm

Receiver Mass 12 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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