SKIPPER - GDS101 Echosounder

The SKIPPER GDS101 Echo Sounder graphics are continuously shown on the LCD along with relevant navigational details. External connectors are provided for printer, VGA and NMEA in/output.

The GDS101 contains history memory that stores depth, time and other available navigation data continuously for the preceding 24 hours. This and current information can also be printed in hard copy.
The GDS101 has 3 transducer connections as standard with resonant frequencies of 38, 50 and 200 kHz. Only one can be shown on the display at a time, by choosing the corresponding transducer in the menu. A wide range of transducers are available to fit vessel requirements.
The SKIPPER GDS-101 meets or exceeds the IMO requirements  and most standard interfaces are available.
  • NMEA 0183
  • 38, 50 and 200 kHz transducer options
  • Color LCD 10.4” display
  • Alarm functions
  • Memory functions
  • IMO Wheelmark



Power Supply
  • AC:115-230 V 50/60 Hz
  • DC: 20 - 32 V
Power Consumption 50 W at 24 V, 70 W at 230 V or 115 V
Display Night/Day (10,4") Colour LCD screen with adjustable backlight
Mounting Dimensions 300 mm wide x 320 mm high
Printer External printer, contact SKIPPER
Memory More than 1 month depth recording depending on Compact Flash memory card
Ranges Selectable from 0 - 1600 m
Measuring accuracy Error less than 1 %
38, 50 and 200 kHz selectable from keyboard (Other frequencies on request)
Output power Up to 1kW, adjustable
Depth alarm Alarms for shallow and deep water
Calendar/clock Year-month-day/hours-min. 24 hour system
Data output
  • Trigger and bottom-pulses
  • Alarm relays
  • Analogue 4 - 20 mA, and 0 - 10 V for
  • Detected video
  • NMEA 0183
  • External VGA
  • Printer
  • 100/200 pulses for speed
  • NMEA 0183 for speed, position, heading
    and time
Languages English, French, German, Spanish,
Russian, Norwegian
  • Remote depth indicators
  • Remote keyboard
  • Printer
Classification Made to IMO performance standard
Service Available in most major harbours, world-wide through extensive dealer network

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