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Seabed Portable Lightweight Multibeam Set (SPLMS)

Product Name:Seabed Portable Lightweight Multibeam Set (SPLMS)
Description:Seabed is introducing the first lightweight multibeam set in the world that can be transported as check-in luggage with any airline with no extra charge. The SPLMS is ideal for projects where rapid mobilization is required and where logistical challenges are taken into account due to the simple deployment.
Date of first release:2013
Mounting and deployment 
Physical properties of transducer head 
Length [m]:0.4
Width [m]:0.37
Height [m]:0.72
Min. external power [V]:20
Max. external power [V]:28
Max. power consumption [W]:53
Used Sonar Methods 
Type of system:Multibeam
Bottom Detection Method:Amplitude and Phase
System Parameters 
Min. frequency [kHz]:360
Max. frequency [kHz]:440
Number of selectable frequencies:80
Min. depth [m]:0.2
Max. depth [m]:200
Depth resolution [mm]:10
Max. Slant Range [m]:200
Max. swath as a function of depth:3.49
Max. measurements per ping:256
Ping frequency [Hz]:50
Min. beam width across track [deg]:0.9
Min. beam width along track [deg]:1.9
Bottom Coverage 
Footprint in nadir direction [m]:0.78
Footprint at max. horizontal range [m]:
Smallest identifiable cube [m3]:
Max. swath width [m]:
Equal footprint spacing:
Max. number of points per ping for side scan operation:
RMS of nadir depth measurement [m]:
Intended S44 order:Special
Max. survey speed for specified RMS [kt]:7
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:Through acquistion software
Motion compensation 
Motion sensors compatible to the system:SBD-IMU-S1 & SBD-IMU-S2
Required pitch uncertainty [deg]:0.015
Required roll uncertainty [deg]:0.015
Required heave uncertainty [m]:
Compatible software:QINSy, PDS2000, Hypack, EIVA, Fledermaus, CARIS
Compatible hardware:Motion: SBD-IMU-S1 Heading: SBD-IMU-S1 GNSS: SRG6-D SVP: AML BaseX
Real-time access procedure:Online Software, Gigabit Ethernet
Maintenance criteria 
Mean time before failure [hr]:10000000000
Mean time to repair [hr]:50
More information 
Distinguishable features:FM/CW pulse type

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Supplier Information
  • Seabed

  • Asterweg 117
  • 1031 HM Amsterdam
  • Netherlands



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