Chirp 3260 Echosounder

Chirp 3260 Echosounder


The Chirp 3260 is designed for full ocean depth work where high transmit output power is a requirement. The Chirp 3260's 5U rackmount case can be fitted with up to six 2kW transmitter modules to output up to 12kW of total system power. The most common arrangement used by the research community worldwide is one 3.5 kHz channel configured for 10KW paired together with a 2kW, 12 kHz channel. Other options are as follows:


  • Dual Channel - 4kW on Channel 1 and up to 2kW on Channel 2 - Ex. 12kHz / 200kHz
  • Quad Channel - 6kW on Channel 1 and up to 2kW on Channels 2 to 4 - Ex 3.5kHz / 12kHz / 33kHz / 200kHz


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