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Key Features

  • Positive Drive-Off mechanism
  • Command and configured by 3510 PAM, Easytrak Nexus systems and Easytrak Pyxis.
  • Spread spectrum replies
  • Also operates as standard acoustic positioning beacon with Easytrak Nexus systems and Easytrak Pyxis.
  • 4x Factory of safety
  • Uniquely assigned release identities.

Applications

  • Oceanographic long term marking
  • Equipment recovery
  • Easytrak Nexus calibration

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATION

Construction:

Model 1519: PVC tube with stainless steel load bearer. Nylon release block. Factory fitted pressure release valve.

Model 1559: Hard anodised aluminium housing with stainless steel load bearer. Nylon release block. Factory fitted pressure release valve.

Model
Beam Pattern
SPL
SWL*
Release Load
Survival Depth
Beacon Diameter
Overall length
Weight air/water
1519
± 90°
184dB
125kg
125kg
400m
110mm
500mm
4.6/2.1kg
1559
± 90°
187dB
250kg
250kg
1000m
125mm
1350mm
19.6/8.7kg

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Battery
Battery type
Alkaline
Listening life (At 2°C ambient)
1519; 12 months
1559; 60months
Releases
70

TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION

Frequency
MF, 17 to 32kHz
Status Telemetry
Acknowledge arm, Acknowledge release, Battery
Commands
Arm, Release, BatteryStatus, ID Commands

COMPATIBILITY AND CONFIGURATION

All configuration commands are acoustically coupled

3510 PAM
1023 Identities
Easytrak Nexus
1023 Identities

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Syntactic flotation
  • Line canister to mark and recover seabed equipment (1519 release only)

ACCESSORIES

Replacement alkaline battery pack
REL-1519 part # [REL-1519-3000]
REL-1559 part # [REL-1450-3000]
Replacment nylon release block
Both variants [REL-1519-2010]