Survey Equipment

iXblue Hydrins: Inertial Navigation System

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Hydrins is a high-performance inertial navigation system optimised for hydrographic surveys using multibeam echosounders. Hydrins comprises a single compact unit and delivers highly accurate real-time position, heading, attitude and speed data.


All-in-one high-accuracy 3D positioning with heading, roll and pitch

Smart HeaveTM

Automatic GPS drop-out / multipath management

Advanced post-processing software solutions (Delph INS)

Compact, uses any kind of GPS (single antenna)


Dimensions (L x W x H): 180 x 180 x 162 mm

Weight: 4.5 kg

Waterproof: IP66

Operating / storage temperature: -20°C to 55°C / -40°C to 80°C

Rotation rate dynamic range: Up to 750 deg/s


Multibeam survey

Hydrographic survey

Harbours and inland waterways

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