Sonavision Minerva Surface Unit

Sonavision Minerva Surface Unit – Available for rental, hire and ex-rental purchase from Ashtead Technology.

The Minerva is a dedicated industrial PC for use with Sonavision’s range of sonars. It has solidstate compact memory, no hard disk and a CDRW. With Ethernet connections to a ROV system, it is supplied with non-licensed Sonavision software which can be downloaded from the website. There is a hand controller, which can be parked on the front panel of the unit and the PC also has the option to be operated by mouse or keyboard. Minerva is supplied as a 19', 2U rack mount unit.

Sale Information
Sonavision Minerva Surface Unit sold with Sonavision 2000 Sonar System
Ex-rental unit for sale - sold as seen. Contact us for information.

Key features

  • Choice of Colour Palette is User Defined
  • Choice of Spherical or Cylindrical Spreading Loss Computations
  • Easy to Learn
  • Full Recoil and Replay Functions
  • Save Bitmap (Screen Grabs)
  • Save Unlimited Setup Settings on Exit for Quick Restart
  • System Diagnostics / Status Information
  • Target Marking with Distance & Angular Measurement on Screen
  • True Acoustic Zoom


  • ROV/Control
  • Plough/Crawler/Cable Tracking ROV

Technical specifications

ColourMatt black
Power Requirement80VAC - 260 VAC (50-60Hz)
Power Consumption120 Watts (approx)
Operationg Temperature0 ro 60°C
Internal SpecificationUltra Miniature 300MHz PC Compatible Processor; 64MB SODIMM RAM; 256MB Solid State Flash Memory; SVGA Graphics Controller Supporting 1280x10
Main Unit ConstructionPowder and Zinc Coated Steel; Hard Anodised Front and Rear Aluminim Panels
Remote ConstructionHigh Impact Plastic; Ergonomic Design; Soft Touch Controls; Unltra Relaible Recoil Connection Cable
Output OptionsS-VHS Output, PAL Composite Video, Printer Port, USB Port
Display OptionsPPI, Side Scan, A-Scan, B-Scan, Profile
Front Panel OptionsPower On/Off; Sonar On/Off; PS2 Mouse Ports; PS2 Keyboard Port; Rx/Tx Activity LEDs; CD-RW Drive
Hand Controller ControlsScroll Keys - Range, Gain, Frequency, Position, Section Scan
Hot Keys - SNp, Autogain, Scan Speed, REV, Rotate, Headspread
Remote ControlsFull Mouse Control, Range, Gain Frequency, Sector Size, Sector Position, Auto Gain, Rotate, Reverse, Stop Scan Fly


Length 300mm, Width 19 rack mountingheight 2U Length 11.8Width 19" rack mountingheight 2U"5kg / 11lbs