TimeZero DFF-3D Module

TimeZero DFF-3D Module

Multibeam Technology Integrated Into TimeZero.

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Product Features

Map the seafloor of your fishing area in just a few passes.

Instead of spending hours gathering PBG recordings, you can now collect PBG recordings in just a few sweeps. By adding the optional DFF-3D Module together with the PBG Module to your TZ Professional software, you can connect this Furuno Multibeam Sonar to your computer and unlock powerful integration features. The DFF-3D Sonar is the first entry level Multibeam Sonar able to reliably create PBG up to 200 meters. This data is sent directly to TZ Professional and used to create a highly-detailed PBG map faster than ever before.


Access the Multibeam Technology

The DFF-3D is a Multibeam sonar. It allows you to use features such as Down Sounder, Port and Starboard Sounder, Real-time Wide Angle A-Scope (Cross Section), Fish Target History (3D Water Column) and Side Scan Sonar. The DFF-3D can generate up to 50 depth points per second. To put this into perspective, 300 football fields can be covered in less than 20 minutes with the DFF-3D!

Combine DFF-3D with the Power of TimeZero

TZ Professional (with the optional PBG and DFF-3D modules) can be connected to the new Furuno DFF-3D Multibeam sonar. Creating your bathymetric (PBG) map becomes as fast as ever with TZ Professional. Multiple beams are constantly sent out by the sonar returning quality information for each depth point.

Master DFF-3D Data thanks to TZ Professional V3

TZ Professional can be setup to display various sonar screens:

  • Cross Section: Displays real-time conditions under the boat in a wide 120 degree area port-to-starboard. This mode allows you to see exactly where fish are detected and helps visualise the shape of the seafloor under your boat.
  • Single / Triple Beam Sounder: Operates like a traditional Sounder (scrolling from left to right), but instead of having only one beam (under your boat), two additional beams (port and starboard) are displayed on the screen. Because the Multi-Sounder keeps a history of the previous echoes, it is easy to locate fish at a glance.
  • 3D History: Provides an easy and intuitive time-based image of the seafloor, along with fish target icons. This mode displays a historical view of the section under your boat. Note that even if the boat does not move, the picture will continue to scroll to show the evolution of the water column (fish that may move) under your boat.
  • Side Scan: Displays the DFF-3D data in a port and starboard view that scrolls vertically from the top down. It’s best used in shallow water to identify bottom structure.

Compatible Only With TimeZero Professional