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Sonardyne Lightweight Command Unit

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Sonardyne Lightweight Command Unit
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ORTs and DORTs are controlled  using a frequency band specific  Lightweight Command Unit (LCU)  which consists of an over-the-side  dunking transducer connected either  to a splash-proof handheld terminal or, via supplied software, to any PC.  The Type 7663 unit is a Medium  Frequency LCU for commanding  ORTs whilst the Type 7667 LCU is a Low Frequency unit suitable for use  with DORTs.

Key Features

Commands and controls ORT and  DORT transponders.

Choice of MF or LF operating band  depending on acoustic release  type.

Controlled using splash-proof Psion  handheld terminal or PC.

Supplied with dunking transducer  and 40 metre cable drum.

Allows users to range to Compatt  transponders and send basic  commands.