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SeaBeam 1180

Product Name:SeaBeam 1180
Date of first release:2001
Mounting and deployment 
Physical properties of transducer head 
Length [m]:0.39
Width [m]:0.28
Height [m]:0.08
Min. external power [V]:
Max. external power [V]:
Max. power consumption [W]:
Used Sonar Methods 
Type of system:Multibeam
Bottom Detection Method:Amplitude and phase
System Parameters 
Min. frequency [kHz]:180
Max. frequency [kHz]:180
Number of selectable frequencies:
Min. depth [m]:
Max. depth [m]:600
Depth resolution [mm]:10
Max. Slant Range [m]:670
Max. swath as a function of depth:9
Max. measurements per ping:126
Ping frequency [Hz]:21
Min. beam width across track [deg]:1.5
Min. beam width along track [deg]:1.5
Bottom Coverage 
Footprint in nadir direction [m]:1.31
Footprint at max. horizontal range [m]:23.2
Smallest identifiable cube [m3]:1.3
Max. swath width [m]:
Equal footprint spacing:N
Max. number of points per ping for side scan operation:2048
RMS of nadir depth measurement [m]:0.1
Intended S44 order:Special
Max. survey speed for specified RMS [kt]:
Speed of sound 
Real-time correction of refraction at transducer head:Y
Real-time integration of SV-profile:Y
Explanation of SV-profile application process:SSV and SVP are time stamped, merged and taken into account for ray bending processingSSV is taken into account for beamforming processingThe time stamped profile is stored as ACII-file
Motion compensation 
Motion sensors compatible to the system:All motion sensors with TSS1 protocol
Required pitch uncertainty [deg]:0.05
Required roll uncertainty [deg]:0.05
Required heave uncertainty [m]:0.05
Compatible software:
Compatible hardware:All external sensors to fulfill SP 44 special order requirements; LAN to external processing unit
Real-time access procedure:LAN based server; XSE data-format
Maintenance criteria 
Mean time before failure [hr]:6000
Mean time to repair [hr]:1
More information 
Distinguishable features:Superior Signal-to-Noise-Ratio (-36 dB); Tilt mode for side inspections up to 85

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