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Key Features

  • AAE Sigma 2 bi-directional  spread spectrum technology
  • Precise range resolution
  • Multi-Fire common interrogate capability
  • MiQ data telemetry functionality
  • Directional or omni-directional beam pattern options available
  • Auto tune detect for optimal performance

Applications

  • General purpose tracking
  • Positioning applications
  • Static and dynamic operations e.g. ROV, sidescan sonar
  • Navigation + Data for monitoring third party sensors

Technical Specification

Model Types – Physical Specification

Housing material: Hard anodised aluminium, with clear protection sleeve and stainless steel cage

Beam Pattern
SPL*
Survival Depth
Diameter
Length
Weight in air
1119
±90°
188dB
1500m
74mm
395mm
2.90kg/1.40kg
1113H
±30°
196dB
2000m
74mm
410mm
3.10kk/1.50kg

Electrical Specification

Battery
Battery type
Rechargeable. NiMH as standard
Listening life
60 days
Operational life, AAE Sigma 2
Dependent on pulse rate and operational mode
1119: 55 hours at 1.0pps
1113H: 35 hours at 1.0pps

Configuration
Transmit frequency range
21 – 31kHz
Receive frequency range
17 – 31kHz
Turnaround time
Auto select upon protocol. User defined
Transmit pulse width
Auto select upon protocol.
Refresh rate
>1Hz
Multi-Fire
10 IDs
MIQ data telemetry
Navigation + Data @ 800Bps payload
Fixed RS232 interface @ 9600, 8, N, 1

External Inputs
Connector type
MCBH5M 5-way connector
Responder key
+ 5 to 25 Volts
External trickle charge
22 to 35 VDC @ 80mA
Charge
Onboard fast charger for 3 hour charge, typical. Activated and monitored via 1082 Smart Switch or 1083 Multi-Charger

AAE 1100 Series beacons use Tone, Chirp, MFSK, DSSS and FHSS as transmission/reception protocols, allowing cross-compatibility with many USBL systems, including:

USBL Compatibility
Nexus 2 [2692], Pyxis [3690]
Sigma II spread spectrum systems
AAE Nexus Lite [2695]
Sigma 1, USBL
AAE Easytrak Alpha [2655/2665]
Tone systems
iXblue
GAPS USBL
Kongsberg
HPR/HiPAP

Options

  • Compatibility with USBL systems not listed above
  • Low Power directional option available [BCN-1133]
  • Remote transducer option supplied with [BCN-1110] electronic bottle and 2m interconnect cable;
    [REM-RM91] Omni-directional transducer rated to 1500m.
    [REM-RM43] Directional transducer rated to 2000m.
  • Digital depth transmission when fitted with depth sensor;
    Depth sensors 100m/300m/1000m/2000m (adds D suffix to model number) eg. [1119D-300m]

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