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wbmsThe WMBS is an ultra-compact sonar designed specifically for a quick survey on a small vessel of opportunity. With low power consumption, the system can be operated for a full day on a single battery. The wideband multibeam technology allows long range real-time data collection, whilst simultaneously achieving a very-high range resolution.

The WBMS-series are based on a flexible sonar platform that utilizes the latest in analog and digital signal processing.


  • Millimeter Range Resolution;
  • FM & CW Transmissions;
  • 78 kHz Broadband;
  • Flexible Power Source (12-30 VDC, 90-250 VAC);
  • Simple Ethernet interface;
  • Ultra-Compact Single unit Solution;
  • Integrated Sound Speed Probe;
  • Integrated Attitude Sensor & GPS Option.


  • Shallow Water Bathymetry;
  • Exceeds IHO Special Order;
  • Exceeds USACE Class 1 & LINZ Special Order;
  • Pipeline Surveys;
  • Pond Surveys;
  • Harbor Surveys;
  • USV, UUV, AUV & ROV Surveys;
  • MCM & Littoral Combat Zone Surveys.


  • Up to 150° coverage angle;
  • 4000m depth rating;
  • Mounting Bracket;
  • Motion Sensor;
  • Data Acquisition Software;
  • Laptop;
  • AUV version.

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