Seabed Beacons, 1150 Series

Applied Acoustics Seabed Beacon

The long life battery options available with the Seabed beacons make them ideal as long term reference points, USBL calibration beacons and Dynamic Positioning reference markers. Stable and reliable due to the implementation of spread spectrum coding, Seabed beacons are compatible with Nexus USBL systems, all other Applied Acoustics’ tracking systems as well as retaining compatibility with many other USBL tracking systems operating worldwide.

 

 

Key Features

  • Spread spectrum technology
  • MiQ data telemetry functionality
  • Multi-Fire common interrogate capability
  • Directional or omni-directional beam pattern
  • Optional High Power model to operate longer ranges (H suffix)
  • Transducer is protected by a safety cage which also acts as a tension point if required.
  • Option for accurate beacon depth (D suffix)

Model Selection

Model numberBeam patternSPLSurvival depth
1159+/-90°188dB4000m
1153+/-30°195dB4000m

Typical applications

Seabed beacons are ideal as long term reference markers as they have a very long battery life. They are often used as a Dynamic Positioning Reference Marker.