PicoFLS

 

PicoFLS Forward Looking Sonar (FLS)

Overview

PicoFLS is a small, low-cost forward-looking imaging sonar, developed by Picotech Ltd. It is ideal for many imaging applications, for use from boats, ROVs, autonomous vehicles or by divers.

PicoFLS can be used stand-alone, hand-held, on remotely-operated and autonomous vehicles, or on pan-and-tilt heads, to view items on the seabed and in the water.

PicoFLS is provided with imaging and control software for use on Android tablets and Windows PC computer.

   Wreck                                                                                                  Diver and his shadow

 

 

 

 

Specifications

  • Field of view: 42° azimuth x 16° elevation
  • Beam width: 1° x 16° (@ -3dB) or 20° (@ -6dB)
  • Center Frequency: 500 kHz
  • Bandwidth: 50 kHz
  • Range Resolution: 18 mm
  • Number of beams: 64 spaced @ 0.7°
  • Maximum range: 120m
  • Maximum PRF: 15 Hz
  • Fully focussed over swath/sector, roll & yaw compensation
  • Power 12 W, 12-36 VDC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PicoFLS electonic cylinder and transducers

 

 

Video examples

 

PicoFLS_Diver                                                                                                          PicoFLS_Wreck

PicoFLS_Diver                                                                                                        PicoFLS_Fishes