Pico-Tech

Geodesea Ltd are the UK re-sellers for Pico-Tech Multibeam Sonars

By combining the latest developments in wideband transducer technology with the latest electronic devices and reconfigurable hardware, Picotech systems are miniature, high resolution, low power, low cost multibeam sonars.


Pico MB-130

The PicoMB-130 facilitates ultra-high resolution surveys on man-portable USVs and small survey vessels. PicoMB-130’s small size, low weight and class leading power consumption allow rapid mobilisation, simple launch and recovery and long endurance. PicoMB-130-Surf comes with an industry leading inertial navigation system fully integrated within its deck unit, speeding and simplifying mobilisation and reducing costs. PicoMB-130 is supported by industry standard acquisition and processing software, BeamworX®, EIVA NaviSuite®, Xylem HYPACK®, Teledyne PDS® and QPS QINSy®.

PicoMB-130-Surf standard configuration Deck Unit

• Integrated sonar processor and Applanix POS MV GNSS+IMU in tiny form factor • Water-resistant IP67 rated

• 20-28VDC ideally suited for 6S LiPos

• Complies with EN 60945 : 2002 Maritime navigation and radio communication equipment and systems Transducers

• Rugged fully over-molded digital transducers immune to galvanic corrosion

• 300-400kHz wide-band 1-3 composite arrays

• Less than 0.4kg in water

Download the Full Spec Sheet HERE

Pico MB-140

PicoMB-140 is a low cost, ultra-low power multibeam integrating an Applanix POS MV® GNSS and IMU within its deck unit, for USVs and small survey vessels.

Swath – 140°, 512 beams

Frequency – 300-400kHz

Beam Width – 0.5° x 1.0°

Power Consumption – 10W

PicoPOD

PicoPOD is a turnkey multibeam package for USVs and small survey vessels with a very simple mechanical interface and free open-source autopilot. Supported by industry standard acquisition and processing software, BeamworX®, EIVA NaviSuite®, Xylem HYPACK®, Teledyne PDS® and QPS QINSy®.

Comprising:

  • PicoMB-120 Multibeam
  • Integrated Applanix POS MV
  • GNSS antennas and crosstrees
  • Windows 10 IoT Embedded PC
  • Valeport UltraSV
  • Hydrodynamic enclosure
  • Optional extension wings for larger USVs
  • Built in support for RTK via VRS Now® (with user’s subscription)
  • RTK via base station with optional UHF modem
  • Optional mounting points for tracking prisms
  • XDCR cables 3m standard for pole mounting
  • PicoPOD Quickstart Guide
  • Free open-source autopilot


PicoCAT

  • PicoCAT

PicoCAT is a man-portable, low cost, low power, ultra-high resolution autonomous multibeam USV for hydrographic survey.

Supported by industry standard acquisition and processing software, BeamworX®, EIVA NaviSuite®, Xylem HYPACK®, Teledyne PDS® and QPS QINSy®.

Comprising:

  • PicoCAT catamaran – tough, light and precision moulded from HDPE here in the UK
  • PicoPOD-130 or PicoPOD-140
  • PicoMB-130 or PicoMB-140 Multibeam
  • Integrated Applanix POS MV
  • GNSS antennas and crosstrees
  • Windows 10 IoT Embedded PC
  • Valeport UltraSV
  • Built in support for RTK via VRS Now® (with user’s subscription)
  • RTK via base station with optional UHF modem
  • Optional mounting points for tracking prisms
  • Free open-source autopilot


Multibeam Packages

Complete multibeam packages for small survey vessels.

Supported by industry standard acquisition and processing software, BeamworX®, EIVA NaviSuite®, Xylem HYPACK®, Teledyne PDS® and QPS QINSy®.

Comprising:

  • PicoMB-120 Multibeam
  • Applanix POS MV integrated within our deck unit on top of the pole
  • Valeport UltraSV
  • Hydrodynamic fairing and wings
  • CF pole and GNSS antenna crosstrees
  • Top side mount
  • Standard 6m umbilical cable (LAN/Power) to user’s laptop


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