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Sonardyne WSM Omni Transponder

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Sonardyne WSM Omni Transponder
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Description

Sonardyne’s family of Wideband Sub-Minis (WSM) are a versatile range of USBL transponder responders designed for positioning ROVs, towfish and other mobile targets in water depths up to 4000 metres. The Type 8071 WSM is equipped with an omni directional transducer and is depth rated to 1000 metres making it suitable for a wide ranger of general USBL tracking application. The Type 8070 WSM is a 4000 metre rated unit and features a highpower directional transducer with an acoustic output comparable to Sonardyne's most powerful full size seabed transponders.

Key Features

Choice of 1000 Metre or 4000 Metre depth rating.

Choice of Omni Directional or Directional beam shape with class leading acoustic power output.

Channel selection via serial data port by PC.

Transponder Responder operating modes.

Depth sensor for improved USBL positioning performance.

Long-life NiMH battery, compact and rugged design.