The newly integrated OEM Ellipse2‐E INS or optional Ekinox2-E provides accurate sonar attitude, heading and heave information in a GNSS aided package.

Ping Sonar

The introduction of the iDX reaffirms PingDSP as the leading innovator and developer of sonar technology for shallow water hydrography and imaging. “Performance, versatility and simplicity, that’s what shallow water hydrographers want, and that’s exactly what the 3DSS‐iDX is all about”, says Dr. Paul Kraeutner, PingDSP’s founder and CEO.

3DSS‐iDX‐450 Sonar with new Sonar Interface Unit

Integrated Ellipse2-E, Optional Ekinox2-E

The newly integrated OEM Ellipse2‐E INS or optional Ekinox2-E provides accurate sonar attitude, heading and heave information in a GNSS aided package. While the recently unveiled AML MicroX SVT probe provides accurate sound velocity at the transducer face for seamless real‐time angle corrections.

3DSS Sample Data from the Red River, Manitoba (courtesy Aquatics‐ESI)

A Seamless Integration

The PingDSP engineering team worked closely with both SBG Systems and AML Oceanographic to provide seamless integration of hydrography grade peripherals into the iDX sonar head, significantly reducing both installation and operating complexity.

Ellipse2-E Inertial Navigation System

Ellipse-E

External GNSS for Navigation

  • 0.05° Roll & Pitch (RTK)
  • Magnetic or GNSS Heading
  • Position depends on External GNSS
  • 5 cm Real-time Heave
  • Available in a Light Enclosure (OEM)
  • Up to 5x RS232/422 serial ports
  • Full Development Kit >>
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