New for users of data from Furuno echosounders

This page summarizes the new features, improvements and other changes that have been implemented in Echoview 5.0 which specifically affect the use of data from Furuno echosounders.

Furuno FCV-30 data files

Echoview is pleased to introduce support for Furuno FCV-30 data files output in the .hac format. Single target data is found in FCV-30 compensated TS data using the custom operator Single target detection - Furuno FCV-30. In addition a proprietary Furuno beam compensation model is available for use with Echoview's Single target detection - split beam (Method 1 and Method 2) operators. For more information about the Furuno beam compensation model please contact Furuno.

FSV-30 (Research version) data files - no longer supported

Echoview no longer supports the Furuno FSV-30 (Research version) data format. If you have concerns about or are interested in this file format please contact Echoview Support.

See also: New in Echoview 5.0 for all users for a description of changes that may affect you but are not specific to data from Furuno echosounders.