The 1600 Series Release Beacon provides the means by which scientific, survey or operational equipment can be deployed or reliably retrieved from its anchored seabed mooring. Its positive drive-off mechanism ensures a reliable mechanical release in high bio-fouling environments.
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
Oceanographic long term marking
Equipment recovery/ deployment
Long range operation
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.
*SWL includes a 4x factor of safety
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.