CHCNAV D230 Echo Sounder

CHCNAV D230 Single Beam Echo Sounder

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The D230 single beam echo sounder from CHCNAV is a professional but cost-effective echo sounder designed for bathymetric survey in shallow water.



The D230 single beam echo sounder from CHCNAV makes hydrographic surveying simpler and more productive. Particularly desigedn for shallow water bathymetric survey, the D230 features a sounding accuracy of ±0.01 m + 0.1% x D and a detection range 0.15 m to 200 m.

Advanced water depth analysis algorithm filters the secondary echo automatically and professional depth-keeping configuration ensures accurate results by eliminating noise interference. The gain, power and range are also adjusted automatically.


  • 200 KHz transducer for shallow water surveying
  • Compact and portable with consistent and accurate results
  • Easy to connect with your computer and GNSS receiver
  • Anti-interference technology automatically filters second echo
  • Software controlled with automatic parameter adjustments

Technical Specifications

Detection Range:0.15 m to 200 m
Resolution:0.01 m
Accuracy:± 0.01 m + 0.1% x D (D = water depth)
Frequency:200 KHz
Sound Velocity Adjustment Range:1300 m/s to 1700 m/s
Beam Angle:6.5° ± 1°
Data Type:CHCNAV, NAME SDDPT/SDDBT, Original waveform
Size:Host – 24 cm (L) x 16 cm (W) x 6.5 cm (H)
Transducer – 25.7 cm (L) x 12 cm (W) x 6.4 cm (H)
Weight:Host – 1.1 kg
Transducer – 2.15 kg
Pulse Power:300 W
External Power:10 – 30 VDC
Operating Temperature:-30°C to +60°C (-22°F to +140°F)


The D230 single beam echo sounder from CHCNAV is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information about this product, please feel free to get in touch with us by completing the Request Pricing form.