Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 submarine

The high-end naval echo sounder system Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 has been especially designed to meet the requirements of modern submarines. No other system meets such a number of military specifications and offers such outstanding modularity for perfect adaptation into a new or existing design.

    Key Features
    • Meets relevant military standards
    • Up to four channels with split display
    • Designed for frequencies from 12 kHz to 1 MHz
    • Measures depth below keel and diving depth
    • Interfaces for input and output
    • Blanking, Keying and EMCON key interfaces
    • Network-printer interface
    • Single-pulse mode
    • Data storage for more than 7 days
    • 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 136 LSE 180 LEG 50 LEG 28
    0 - 10 x x x x - -
    0 - 25 x x x x + o
    0 - 50 x x x x + o
    0 - 100 x x x x + o
    0 - 250 - x x x + o
    0 - 500 - - 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


    Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 Upright

    Upright version of naval echo sounder system for submarines and surface vessels

    The high-end naval echo sounder system Wärtsilä ELAC VE 5900 has been especially designed to meet the requirements of submarines and surface vessels. The upright version proofs the outstanding modularity of the naval echo sounder that guarantees a perfect adaption into new buildings or existing designs.

    • Form fit replacement of the ELAC VE 59 system
    • Most of the existing transducers are supported
    • Existing interfaces and additional sensors can be re-used
    • Same functions as the ELAC VE 5900
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