Sentinel Sonar Topside equipment comprises a Sentinel Sonar Processor and Sentinel Command Workstation.

Sentinel Sonar Processor

The Sentinel Sonar Processor is used to perform signal and a data processing on the raw sonar data received via the Sonar Cable from the Sonar Head. In any Sentinel System deployment, one Sentinel Sonar Processor is required for each Sonar Head.

The Sentinel Processing Units (SPU’s) are completely interchangeable, with the full suite of Sentinel software installed on every processor and the role determined at run time by a coded USB dongle, this approach significantly reduces spares keeping requirements and increases ease of maintenance and upgrade.

Sentinel Command Workstation

The Sentinel Sonar Topside processor is used to perform signal and data processing on the raw sonar data received via the Sonar Cable from the Sonar Head. 

The slide-out display is a ruggedised LCD panel, supporting resolutions up to 1280×1024. It is a full marine grade display with high viewing angles and high contrast even in high ambient light conditions.