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The Next Big Thing is Here Frequency Hopping Broadband Sonar


Advanced Broadband Technology

KDS-6000BB is world first Broadband searchlight sonar. The 80 to 90 kHz frequency or 130 to 210 kHz frequency can be selected depending on the Transducer. The most suitable output frequency can be selected in 0.1 kHz step depending on the fishing method and the target species from closer range to longer range. Selection of frequency is as easy and quick as tuning a radio. Flexible selection of frequency enables the user to stay away from interference with the sounders on the other vessels.

Digital signal processing enables high resolution images

Both of high resolution in closer range and noise reduction performance in longer are materialized at high level with newly-developed digital signal processing, KDP-V (Koden Digital Processing series V).

High scan speed for fast fish detection

Scanning speed is remarkably increased by adding 15°and 20° in scanning sector angle steps. These steps are not eguipped with the current model. lt can detect surrounding fish schools quickly.

Four different presentation modes available for various fishing scenes

・Sonar mode is useful for searching around the ship.

・Off-center mode helps to show more information of ahead.

・Echo sounder mode for displaying image like fishfinder is also available.

・Bottom scan mode can display reflected echoes from underwater and seabed in a cross selection image.

User friendly operation with Conditional Memory keys

Six of CM(Condition Memory) keys offer the user to preset all the current settings and recall them instantly. It is like six sonars in one unit.

Black Box type

KDS-6000BB comes in black box. The user can select a monitor from the market or the optional 17 inch LCD monitor.

Space-saving Hull unit

Newly-desighed compact Hull unit allows for saving the space on your vessel.

Processor unit<br>
Operation unit<br>
(Display is option)
Processor unit
Operation unit
(Display is option)
Hull unit
Hull unit

Screen Image

Spear squids at the sea bottom
at 130.4 kHz
Spear squids at the sea bottom at 130.4 kHz
Tunas attacking school of sardines
at 140.0 kHz
Tunas attacking school of sardines at 140.0 kHz
at 140.0 kHz
at 140.0 kHz
Sardine at 80.0 kHz
Sardine at 80.0 kHz
Red bream at 80.0 kHz
Red bream at 80.0 kHz
Depth of 680m at 80.0 kHz
Depth of 680m at 80.0 kHz

Main Specifications

Presentation colors8 colors,16 colors
Basic range10 to 1000 m
30 to 3000 ft
10 to 600 fm
10 to 700 l.fm
(8 ranges can be set to users choice)
DimensionsProcessor unit:
320(H)× 320(W)× 122(D)mm
Operation unit:
Weight5.1 kg
Power supply10.8 to 31.2 VDC
Hull unit
Scanning sector angles
(Sonar mode)
5°step, 10°step, 15°step, 20°step
Scanning sector angles
(Bottom scan mode)
3°step, 5°step
Operating temperature+5° to -90°(1°step)
Output power (RMS)1.5 kW
Transducer(1) DHU-6302-80 kHz
(2) DHU-6302-BB
Output frequency(1) 80 to 90 kHz
(2) 130 to 210 kHz
TD stroke150 to 380 mm
Dimensions1.756(H)× 280(W)× 280(D)mm
Weight41 kg
Power supply10.8 to 31.2 VDC
Please contact Koden

or your nearest distributor.

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