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Simrad ES38B

Simrad ES38B is a 38 kHz high power split beam transducer.


The Simrad ES38B is a split-beam transducer incorporating 88 piezo-ceramic elements distributed over four quadrants.

Typical applications

  • Fish finding echo sounders
  • Scientific echo sounders

Key technical specifications

Note that the specifications can be altered without prior warning. For a full set of specifications, see the data sheet.

  • Frequency: 38 kHz
  • Circular beamwidth: 7° ±1
  • Maximum pulse power input: 4000 W
  • Maximum transducer depth: 50 m
  • Cable length: 20 m
  • Weight without cable: 40 kg
  • Physical dimensions:
    • Diameter: 480 mm
    • Height: 150 mm

Order numbers

  • Transducer: KSV-074531
  • Supporting beam: 099-206575 (*)
  • Mounting ring: 499-074076 (*)

(*) These items must be ordered separately.

Installation drawings

The following drawings can be downloaded.

  • [065080] Arctic tank, outline dimensions
  • [065238] Arctic tank, installation
  • [074076] Transducer mounting ring
  • [074077] Steel blister
  • [074544] Transducer mounting arrangement
  • [074674] Transducer outline dimensions
  • [082733] Steel blister
  • [088759] Transducer mounting procedure
  • [133807] Steel tank
  • [206574] Support beam, mounting
  • [206576] Support beam, drilling template

How to access the DWG files

Whenever available, each drawing is provided on both PDF and DWGformats. When applicable, the DWG version of the drawing is included in the PDF file as an attachment.

  1. Open the PDF file in the normal manner.
  2. Observe the "Attachment" icon in the lower left corner.
  3. Click the icon to open the list of attachments.
  4. Click on the DWG file provided, and select required action on the menu above the list.

  1. Attachement icon
  2. Menu: Open or save the attachment file

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