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Key Features

  • Robust GNSS receiver with integrated antenna
  • Dual band L1 + L2 receiver
  • Multi constellation GNSS receiver.
  • Submersible, 50m rated
  • Wide area corrections or external RTCM
  • Internal and external shock mounts
  • Worldwide RF remote wireless data options
  • Atlas correction option
  • External battery option
  • Internal AHRS option

Our RFR Receiver can be used to support this product.

Applications

  • Seismic streamer head and tail positioning
  • Seismic source positioning
  • Ideal for subsea excavation vehicles (jetting & trenching), and surface positioning of towed sensors such as magnetometers, operating in shallow waters

Technical Specification

MODEL VARIANTS

Housing material:
White Acetyl
Bracket
A4 Stainless steel
Depth rating
50m
Dimensions
170mm x Ø115mm
Weight
1.95kg

Model Part Number
GNSS Receiver
AHRS
External RF Antenna
RF Range
BCN-101G
Yes
No
No
800m
BCN-101GA
Yes
Yes
No
800m
BCN-101A
No
Yes
No
800m
BCN-101G-EXT
Yes
No
Yes
2000m
BCN-101GA-EXT
Yes
Yes
Yes
2000m

SPECIFICATION

Configuration
Receiver type:
GNSS Multi-frequency L1 & L2, RTK with carrier phase
GNSS compatibility:
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS & GALILEO
Channels:
372
SBAS tracking:
3 channel parallel tracking
Differential options:
SBAS, Autonomous, External RTCM (V3.2) or CMR, RTK, L-Band (Atlas) DGPS

Accuracy (Dependent on corrections):

Accuracies dependent on multipath environment, number of satellites in view, geometry and ionospheric conditions.

RMS 67%
Horizontal
Vertical
RTK
8mm + 1 ppm
15mm + 2ppm
SBAS (WAAS)
0.3m
0.6m
Unaided
1.2m
2.4m
Atlas H10
0.04m
n/a
Atlas H30
0.15m
n/a
Atlas H100
0.50m
n/a

Warm up time (Typical):

From cold
<60s (No almanac or real time clock)
Warm start
<30s (Almanac & RTC, no position)
Hot start
<10s

Connectivity

Connector
8 pin MCBH connector (male)
Power
18-36VDC
24v 160mA nominal
Communication
RS232 (2 bi-directional ports)
RS485 (2 wire bi-directional)
RS485 (4-wire)
Position protocol
NMEA 0183 protocols supported, (GPGGA, GPRMC & GPGLL standard)
Refresh rate
10Hz standard, 20Hz optional
Correction I/O protocol
Hemisphere GNSS proprietary, ROX Format, RTCM v2.3 (wired only),
RTCM v3.2, CMR, CMR+
1pps
3.3V, 1ms pulse width, 20mA optional

Accessories/options

  • Wireless modem data receiver (for up to 4 x 101G MiniPods): Part number RFR-101G
  • Integrated AHRS for MiniPod BCN-101GA, BCN-101A or BCN-101GA-EXT;
    Bearing resolution: 0.1° displayed. Internally calculated to 0.01°
    Heading sensor accuracy: 0.5° RMS standard; ±0.1° resolution/repeatability
    Pitch/Roll sensor accuracy: ±0.10° RMS ±0.1° resolution/repeatability
  • External battery: Part number BPK-101G, 10 day operational life, non-rechargeable.
    Part number BPK-101G-R, rechargeable
    With interconnect lead, part number, BPK-101G-4000, 3m standard.
  • External RF antenna for MiniPod BCN-101G-EXT or BCN-101GA-EXT;
    Omni-directional: Part number BCN-101G-4003. Directional: Part number BCN-101G-4002

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