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Key Features

  • Positive drive-off mechanism
  • Command and configured by 3510 PAM with 3191 LF Dunking transducer
  • Reliable FSK acoustic command protocol
  • SWL includes a 4x factor of safety
  • Field adjustable internal frequency and release identities
  • Long operational life

Applications

  • Oceanographic long term marking
  • Equipment recovery/ deployment
  • Long range operation

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATION

Housing material;

1669: PVC housing with hard aluminium endcaps, stainless steel protection cage.
1679: hard anodised aluminium endcap and tube, stainless steel cage and release mechanism, AliBronze release.

Model
Beam Patter n
SPL
SWL*
Release Load
Survival Depth
Beacon Diameter
Overall length
Weight air/water
1669
± 90°
191dB
125Kg
125Kg
400m
125mm
730mm
7Kg/ 3.2Kg
1679
± 90°
191dB
1000Kg
1000Kg
3000m
181mm
1128mm
27Kg/12.5Kg

*SWL includes a 4x factor of safety

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

A combined battery pack is fitted to separately power the release motor, transmit and the receive/processor electronics. This extends overall battery life and facilitates field servicing using 1 replacement pack.

Battery
Battery type
Alkaline
Listening life
5 years (At 2°C ambient)
Releases
50

TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION

Frequency
LF, 10KHz to 17KHz
Status Telemetry
Range, Acknowledge arm, Acknowledge release, Battery
Commands
Arm, Release, Battery Status, ID Commands, Tilt

COMPATIBILITY AND CONFIGURATION

Internally configured

Command /control

3510 PAM c/w 3191 LF Dunking transducer.

Navigation/ Tracking channels

AAE
LF USBL
Legacy Systems:
Kongsberg
HPR4 LF and HPR1507.
ORE/ Edgetech
USBL

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Syntactic flotation to mark and recover seabed equipment

OPTIONS

  • Removal of release mechanism. Interchanged for rechargeable battery, positioning endcap. For operation as LF navigation beacon and LF pinger applications.
  • Directional ±30° Transducer, increased output power to 199dB.

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