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Key Features

  • Positive drive-off mechanism
  • Command and configured by 3510 PAM and Easytrak Nexus systems
  • Reliable FSK acoustic command protocol
  • SWL includes a 4x factor of safety
  • Field adjustable internal frequency and release identities
  • Also operates as standard acoustic positioning beacon with Easytrak Nexus and other standard industry systems

Applications

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

Technical Specification

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATION

Housing material; hard anodised aluminium

Model
Beam Pattern
SPL
SWL*
Release Load
Survival Depth
Beacon Diameter
Overall length
Weight air/water
529P
± 90°
187dB
250kg
250kg
1000m
100mm
810mm
11.0/6.0kg

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Three battery packs are fitted to separately power the release motor, the receive/processor electronics and transmit electronics. This extends overall battery life and facilitates field servicing.

Battery type
Alkaline
Listening life
4 months (At 2°C ambient)
Releases
70

TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION

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

COMPATIBILITY AND CONFIGURATION

Internally configured

Command /control
3510 PAM
16 Identities
Easytrak Lite / Nexus
16 Identities

Navigation

Easytrak Nexus, Easytrak Lite, V-Nav Positioning System, Kongsberg HPR4 and HPR3, ORE Edgetech, Sonardyne

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Syntactic flotation to mark and recover seabed equipment
  • Ten tonne release frame

ACCESSORIES

  • Replacement Alkaline Battery pack; [REL-0529P-3000] Tx, [REL-0529P-3001] Rx, [REL-0529P-3003] Motor
  • Lithium Battery Pack [REL-0529P-3002] Motor
  • Release Block [REL-0529P-2002]

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