Micro Beacons, 1200 & 1300 Series

Micro beacon

Micro Beacons are ideal for use in shallow water environments or for operation in a confined space or for applications not requiring a high level of power output.

The 1200A Series has a Micro USB interface protected by a rugged waterproof cap. Removal of the cap allows set up via a PC with AAE Beacon Editor software installed.

The 1300A Series has an external connector that allows it to operate from a ROV 24V power supply and for channel selection via a USB adaptor cable.

The 1300A Series can also be supplied with a remote transducer.


Key Features

  • Rechargeable NiMH batteries
  • Charging via USB (1200) and easy channel configuration via Beacon Editor App.
  • 600m depth rating
  • Compatible by default with Easytrak USBL systems as well as almost all other tracking systems operating worldwide
  • 1300 Series can be supplied with a remote transducer (Model 1310 with RM91S/RM91SR)
  • 1300 Series optional depth sensors
  • Multi-Fire common interrogate functionality

Model Selection

Model numberBeam patternSPLSurvival depth
1219A+/- 90°183dB600m
1319A+/- 90°183dB600m
1329A+/- 90°183dB600m


  • General purpose tracking and positioning applications
  • Diver tracking, 1300 Series
  • Static and dynamic operations eg small ROV and sidescan sonar