MS8200 (Hercules)

200kHz Multibeam Echo Sounder

MS8200, which also named Hercules, is a new generation of multibeam echosounder that is specially designed for professional oceanographic mapping and deep channel surveying. The system is developed by our R&D team based on brand new platform which after years of accumulating sounding technology experiences and studying the advantage & shortage of various model product used in different environments. MS8200 dose not only deliver reliable performance, but also with the most advanced technologies. It can work well even in harsh environment, this is why many customers trust MS8200 echosounder won numerous compliments. MS8200 deserves it!

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  • Efficiency:160° Swathe Coverage | Working Range is more than 8 Times of Depth | Ping Rate 60Hz
  • One System Multi-functions:3D Underwater Terrain Surveying | Water Imaging | Multi-Objects Detection
  • Different Water Surveying:River or coastline, clear or muddy water, fine structure or big range surveying, all can get accurate result through adjusting working modes
  • Highest Ping rate is 60Hz | Max sounding depth reaches 400m | Standard power Consumption is less than 80W
  • Supply with Hydro Navi & Quest Software, which is easy for operation and user friendly
  • Suitable for professional surveying for wide range of oceanographic investigation | Channel Surveying and Dredging | Hydrographic Surveying | Wind Farm Maintenance | Oil & Mine Exploration


Technical Specifications
Working Frequency 200kHz
Depth Resolution 0.75cm
No. of Beams 512
Working Modes Equiangular or Equidistance
Vertical Receiving Beam Width
Parallel Projecting Beam Width
Max. Ping Rate 60kHz
Signal Type CW/Chirp
Swath Coverage 160°
Pulse Width 15μs ~ 8ms
Sounding Range 0.5 ~ 400m
Max. Working Depth 50m

Physical Specifications
Transducer 500mm x 457mm x 147mm
Transducer Weight 22.6kg (In the air)
Working Temperature -2° ~ 40℃
Storage Temperature -20℃ ~ 55℃
Power Supply DC 10V - 32V / AC 110V - 240V
Power Consumption 80W (Standard) / 60W (Low Consumption Mode)
Deck Unit Weight 1.8kg
Deck Unit Size 200mm x 145mm x 75.5mm
Deck Cable Length 15m (or Customized)