Shallow Water Multibeam System

Teledyne Odom MB1

The Teledyne Odom MB1 is completely designed and manufactured within the Teledyne Marine group, the new MB1 multibeam echo sounder is designed to meet the needs of hydrographic professionals that are looking for a low cost yet high performance swath sounder.

  • Operating frequency from 170 to 220 kHz
  • 120 degree swath coverage
  • Range Resolution is 3.6 cm
  • Up to 512 beams
  • Phase and amplitude bottom detection
  • Up to 240m water depth sounding
  • User defined beam distribution and angles
  • Sidescan and Snippets
  • 24 Bit Resolution water column backscatter data
  • Uncertainty Estimation
  • Raw data logging for post processing, beam forming, bottom detection
  • Titanium and Acetal construction
  • Optional integrated Motion Sensor
  • Field serviceable/upgradeable
  • Power Requirement is 12–30V DC



Teledyne Odom MB2

The MB2 Multibeam Echosounder is developed for fast mobilization on smaller vessels and is optimized for shallow water survey companies, Port and Harbour Authorities, dredging companies and other users looking for an easy to use, quick to deploy, high resolution system.

As an option MB2 can be supplied with an integrated IMU and GPS heading system as well as an integrated real-time SVP sensor to simplify installation and calibration, making the MB2 perfect for use on vessels of opportunity, small survey launches and ASVs.

MB2 features a dedicated cylindrical transmit array and broad range of sounding frequencies improving on the performance of the MB1 by offering a wider coverage and narrower acoustic beam.

  • Selectable swath width up to 140 degrees
  • Acoustic beam width 1.8° x 1.8°
  • User selectable frequency range from 200 to 460 kHz
  • Integrated IMU and GPS heading system (Optional)
  • Integrated real-time SVP sensor (Optional)