500 Series Release Beacons

Acoustic Release beacons provide the means by which scientific, survey or operational equipment can be deployed or reliably retrieved from its anchored seabed mooring. Standard products and customised versions are available to meet specific underwater release, command or control challenges.

The 500 Series model is  compatible with Easytrak Lite and Nexus, Applied Acoustics’ PAM 3510 and other MF USBL systems (Range/Bearing).  It also operates as standard acoustic positioning beacon compatible with almost all industry standard tracking systems.

Field adjustable internal frequency and release identities, optional increased depth ratings, higher source levels, longer life and higher load versions are available.Release 529P with 3510

Key Features

  • Positive drive-off mechanisms ensure reliable mechanical release in high bio-fouling environments.
  • Reliable FSK acoustic command protocol for communications security in high noise/reverberant environments
  • SWL includes a 4x factor of safety