Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900

The naval echo sounder Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 is a compact modular system with up to four channels for surface vessels or submarines. Control and display elements are combined in a single unit. The system is built according to military standards.

Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 can be installed in a 19” rack or it can be delivered as stand-alone unit in a shock-proof housing. A special-design version for drop in replacement of VE 59 is also available.

Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 can be operated with a number of transducers and can be enhanced by additional sensors for like sound velocity, pressure, temperature or CTD to calculate and display environmental data.

    Key Features of ELAC VE 5900 for Surface Vessels
    • Meets relevant military standards
    • Single- or dual-frequency version with split display
    • Interfaces for input and output
    • Blanking, Keying and Captains key interfaces
    • Network-printer interface
    • Single-pulse mode
    • Integrated online and offline BITE
    • Compatible with all ELAC VE 59 sensors
    • 19” rack compatible
    Key Features of ELAC VE 5900 for Submarines
    • Meets relevant military standards
    • Structure-born noise optimised  
    • Up to four channels (two for measuring down and two for measuring up)
    • Measures depth below keel and diving depth
    • Interfaces for input and output
    • Blanking, Keying and Captains key interfaces
    • Network-printer interface
    • Single-pulse mode
    • Integrated online and offline BITE
    • Compatible with all VE 59 sensors
    • 19” rack compatible
    Technical Data
    Technical Data
    Frequencies 12 / 12.5 / 30 / 50 / 200 / 400 / 1,000 kHz
    other frequencies programmable upon request
    Max. scale settings 0 - 500/ - 1,000/ - 3,000/ - 6,000/ - 10,000 m
    Units (selectable) Metres, fathoms, feet
    Display 10.4” VGA TFT
    Interfaces NMEA 0183, RS422, Ethernet
    Power supply 230 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
    115 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Power consumption ≤ 210 VA
    Range Transducer
    [m] LSE 184 LSE 141 LSE 313 LSE 136 LSE 180 LEG 40 LEG 50 LSE 179 LEG 28
    0 - 10 x x x x x - - - -
    0 - 25 x x x x x + + + o
    0 - 50 x x x x x + + + o
    0 - 100 x x x x x + + + o
    0 - 250 - x x x x + + + o
    0 - 500 - - x x x + + + o
    0 - 1,000 - - - x x + + + o
    0 - 3,000 - - - - x + + + -
    0 - 6,000 - - - - - + + + -
    0 - 10,000 - - - - - - + + -
    x = for water depth and diving depth
    o = for diving depth only
    + = for water depth only
    - = not available




    Environmental Qualifications
    Environmental Qualifications
    Shock acc. to BV 0430
    Vibration acc. to MIL-STD-167-1A, type I
    Temperature acc. to MIL-STD-810G, DEF-STAN 00-35
    Protection IP 44 with housing
    EMC acc. to MIL-STD-461F, BV 0120


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