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Multispectral TruePix™ Compressed Water Column

All R2Sonic Multibeam Echosounders support TruePix™. TruePix™ is a unique functionality developed by R2Sonic that has the benefit of simultaneously reporting backscatter and water column data. The exclusive TruePix™ format delivers highly compressed water column imagery data (1% of traditional water column files), which enables real time water column data processing. In addition, TruePix™ returns amplitude, range, and angle for each target, which ensures unmatched accuracy. 

Multispectral TruePix™ consists of combining the capabilities of TruePix™ with R2Sonic’s proprietary multifrequency mode. In multifrequency mode, surveyors can ping at up to 5 different frequencies in a single pass. The intensity of the acoustic response for each frequency is different depending on the type of target in the water column. 

Being able to survey at up to 5 frequencies in one pass and with a single MBES presents several advantages:

  • It increases productivity
  • It reduces the costs associated with traditional multi-frequency surveys that require either multiple MBES or multiple passes
  • All 5 frequencies have the same grazing angle, which increases uniformity, accuracy, and precision.

With Multispectral TruePix, scientists can compare responses and discriminate between the different elements in the water column. This is a new area of research.

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