Configuration Options

The SONOBOT Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vehicle can be configured with different modules and options.

Base Vehicle

  • 2 carbon fiber floaters with jet thrusters

  • body with payload computer

  • simple depth echosounder

  • radio control

  • 10h operation battery

  • Land station with high gain omnidirectional antenna

  • GNSS

  • 2 Transport boxes for whole equipment

  • 32GB onboard storage

  • Battery charger for floater, payload and landstation

  • Basic spare parts and tools

Sonobot with multibeam echosounder

GNSS Options

  • Differential GNSS receiver with RTK modem (Javad)

  • Base station for base/rover configuration (including radio modems and Sonobot integration)

  • Simple GPS Receiver


  • Autopilot with mission planning for autonomous operation, integrated measuring system


  • Simple echosounder

  • Wide-band echosounder with depth and profile 

  • Multibeam Echosounder

  • Side Scan Sonar1200 kHz (max. range 40 m, 1 cm resolution)

  • Side Scan Sonar 670 kHz (max. range 50 m, 2 cm resolution)

  • Side Scan Sonar 340 kHz (max. range 150 m, 6 cm resolution)

  • Front-view HD camera, software integration

Sonobot with built-in USBL transceiver