Klein Associates, Inc., has begun full- scale production of the advanced Model 3000 Side Scan Sonar
. The all digital, single-beam system is a result of the extensive application of new technologies used to develop the transducers and circuitry, along with incorporating designs from Klein's field proven Model 5000 Multi-Beam Focused Sonar system.
The system features superior imagery at long ranges, dual (100 & 500 kHz) frequencies, a standard depth rating to 1,500 meters, modularity for mounting to various platforms, and portability. It is completely software driven on a PC platform employing Klein's SonarPro
(tm) software. SonarPro(tm) is a custom designed acquisition program developed by experienced users for ease of use by both experienced and inexperienced operators. The programs feature survey planning tools, navigation charts, track plotting, target management, and a LAN hub interface for multiple or third party users.