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Product Name:UUV-3500
Product Description:For over 40 years, Klein Marine Systems has “set the bar” for commercial side scan sonar performance. The newly developed UUV-3500 product line leverages a powerful, wholly FPGA-implemented, multi-channel processing engine.
Year of introduction:2010
System Description 
System type:Integrated
Mode of operation:Simultaneous dual frequency
Location of digitation:
Transceiver and recorder 
Model name:UUV-3500 Side Scan/Bathymetry Sonar System for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)
Min. AC power [V]:
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Min. DC power [V]:24
Max. DC power [V]:24
Power consumption [W]:24
Data processing and imaging capabilities:The UUV-3500 leverages a powerful, wholly FPGA-implemented multi-channel processing engine which simultaneously optimizes two different and concurrent output data streams for: photo-quality side scan imagery and high-accuracy, co-registered swath bathymetry. Post survey analysis of the data can be accomplished using Kleins SonarPro software. We also offer a SDK which allows UUV manufacturers and third party software developers the ability to control the sonar directly, as well as display data using our proprietary image display engine.
Standard system interfacing capabilities:The UUV-3500 system electronics will easily integrate into all manportable UUV platforms currently on the market and is also available in a watertight pressure case configuration.
Generation of firing trigger:External triggering of active acoustic devices
Model identification:UUV-3500
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Max. depth rating [m]:600
Transducer type and material:Proprietary
Materials used:Proprietary
Fish height from seabed determination method:System electronics are integrated into UUV platform
Deployment methods:Via Unmanned underwater vehicles
Depression technique:Depends on vehicle
Cable and winch 
Type of Cable supported:Cable not required for this application as the payload is integrated into the vehicle
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Operating frequencies 
Min. frequency [kHz]:455
Max. frequency [kHz]:900
Min. pulse length [µs]:1
Max. pulse length [µs]:8
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Max. range [m]:150
Min. beam width [deg]:0
Max. beam width [deg]:0.34
Min. vertical beam width [deg]:0
Max. vertical beam width [deg]:0.45
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Max. operating speed [kt]:6
More information 
Application:Hydrographic / geophysical surveys Cable / pipeline survey Environmental survey Small object detection Mine Countermeasures (MCM) / Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) surveys
Distinguishable features :Low power, compact, lightweight, dual frequency

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