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Sonardyne 8300 Compact 6 Midi

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Sonardyne 8300 Compact 6 Midi
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The Type 8300 Midi Compatt 6 is a shorter length transponder based on the field proven mechanics of Compatt 6. The design offers the user a lightweight unit with the same acoustic output power as a standard sized unit. Its size is perfectly suited to acoustic metrology campaigns where the shorter length and optional integrated inclinometer reduces the lever arm and therefore errors for offsetting transducer to end cap.

Sonardyne Wideband 2 advanced signal processing offers improved acoustic performance in challenging conditions, longer range, improved multipath rejection around structures and real-time range diagnostics for quality control. Sonardyne Wideband 2 also reduces the interference to and from adjacent Sonardyne and other acoustic positioning systems.

Compatt 6 is fully compatible with all 6G® equipment and Sonardyne latest 6G LBL and USBL systems. The midi version is particularly suited to smaller ROVs Several depth ratings are available: 3000 m, 5000 m and 7000 m, all hard anodised aluminium alloy with protective polyurethane sleeve.

Key Features

MF frequency band utilising Sonardyne Wideband 2 ranging and telemetry protocols, more robust performance in shallow water and reverberant environments around structures.

Omni or directional transducer, integrated modem mode with data rates ranging from 100 to 9000 bits per second in multiple frequency bands.

Optional sensors paroscientific DigiQuartz pressure sensor, inclinometer and sound velocity, more than 500 unique Sonardyne Wideband 1 and 2 addresses, automatic power-down if not used for a programmable period.