Detection Chart

Verified Detection Distance Versus Target Strength for
MAQ Sonar frequencies 90KHz, 60KHz, 22KHz.*

Detection Chart

* Vessel speed 10 knots in Sea State 3 Condition (1.5 m waves).

MAXIMUM SELECTABLE RANGE SCALE 6000m

100 Mackerel = 1 Bonito/Albacore
10 Bonito/Albacore = 1 Yellowfin Tuna
1 Yellowfin Tuna = 50 Herring (1 ft/30 cm long)

Range detection distance will be limited by water depth.
Typical Detection distance of 20 times the water depth on soft bottom (Mud/Sand).
Typical Detection distance of 10 times the water depth on hard bottom (Rock).

Maximum Range Scale for the MAQ 90 is 1200 m.
Maximum Range Scale for the MAQ 60 is 2700 m.
Maximum Range Scale for the MAQ 22 is 6000 m.