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Key Features

  • Sigma II technology for improved positioning with AAE USBL Systems
  • Channel configuration via Beacon Editor app
  • Legacy support for older USBL systems
  • Multi-Fire common interrogate functionality
  • Depth Telemetry available
  • Automatic Pressure Release Valve (PRV)

Applications

  • General purpose tracking and positioning applications
  • Diver tracking
  • Static and dynamic operations e.g. ROV, and sidescan sonar

Technical Specification

Physical Specification

Housing material; Hard anodised aluminium

Model Number
Beam Pattern
SPL
Survival Depth
Diameter
Length
Weight air / water
1329A
±90°
183dB
600m
52mm
298mm
1.2Kg / 0.55Kg
1329D
±90°
183dB
600m
52mm
298mm
1.2Kg / 0.55Kg

Electrical Specification

Battery
Battery type
Rechargeable; NiMH
Charge Time
Computer USB port: 16 hours
(Typical)
Mains USB dedicated charger: 8 hours
Listening life
45 days minimum (at 2°C)
Operational life
48 hours at 1.0pps (Sigma II with Depth Telemetry)
56 hours at 1.0pps (HiPAP / HPR400)

Configuration
Set-up
AAE Beacon Editor Software
Transmit frequency range
21.5 – 30.5 kHz
Receive frequency range
16.0 – 26.5 kHz
Turnaround time
Dependent on channel selection
Transmit pulse width
Dependent on channel selection
Depth sensor precision
± 1.0m (1329D version only)

External Inputs
Connector type
MCBH5M
USB interface
USB 2.0 or greater
Responder key
Positive, 5-20 Volts
External Power/Charge
24 Volts @ 50mA
Ground
Common ground
On/Off
Via connector shorting link

USBL COMPATIBILITY
Nexus 2, Pyxis
Sigma II spread spectrum systems.
AAE Easytrak, Nexus
All models, tone systems
iXblue
GAPS USBL
Kongsberg
HPR/HiPAP

Options

  • Compatibility with USBL systems not listed above
  • Remote transducer, supplied with model BCN-1310A or BCN-1320D electronics bottle and model types RM91S or RM91SR
  • Increased depth rating to 1000m

Key Features

  • Sigma II technology for improved positioning with AAE USBL Systems.
  • Channel configuration via Beacon Editor app
  • Legacy support for older USBL systems
  • Multi-Fire common interrogate functionality
  • Automatic Pressure Release Valve (PRV)
  • Remote transducer allows for fitting on small compact units.

Applications

  • General purpose tracking and positioning applications
  • Diver tracking
  • Inspection class AUV/ ROV tracking

Technical Specification

Physical Specification

Housing material: Hard anodised aluminium

Model Number
Beam Pattern
SPL
Survival Depth
Diameter
Length
Weight air / water
1310A
N/A
N/A
1000m
51mm
292mm
980g/300g
1320D
N/A
N/A
600m
51mm
292mm
1280g/400g
RM91S
±90°
183dB
1000m
54mm
150mm
600g/340g
RM91SR
±90°
183dB
1000m
54mm
136mm
570g/320g

Electrical Specification

Battery
Battery type
Rechargeable; NiMH
Charge Time
Computer USB port: 8 hours maximum (standard)
Mains USB dedicated charge port adaptor: 4 hours maximum (fast)
Listening life
1310A
30 days minimum (@ 2°C)
1320D
45 days minimum (@ 2°C)
Operational life
Dependent on pulse rate and operational mode
1310A
24 hours at 1.0pps (AAE Sigma II)
1320D
48 hours at 1.0pps (AAE Sigma II with Depth telemetry)
Operational life reduced when used with non AAE channels

Configuration
Set-up
Beacon Editor software
Transmit frequency range
21.5 – 30.5kHz
Receive frequency range
16.0 – 26.5kHz
Turnaround time
Dependent on channel selection
Transmit pulse width
Dependent on channel selection
Depth sensor precision
± 1.0m (1320D only)

External Inputs
Responder key
Positive 5-20 Volts
External Power/Charge
24 Volts @ 50mA
Ground
Common ground
On/Off
Via connector shorting link

USBL Compatibility
AAE Nexus
Sigma spread spectrum
AAE Easytrak
All models, tone systems
iXblue
GAPS USBL
Kongsberg
HPR/HiPAP

Options

  • OEM version, for subsea vehicle interfacing

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