Survey Equipment

Sonardyne Compatt 6: USBL/LBL Transponder and Modem

Availability: Rental

The Compatt 6 transponder is fully compatible with all 6G® equipment and Sonardyne’s latest 6G Long BaseLine (LBL) and Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) systems. It offers significant time saving using faster and more robust Sonardyne Wideband®2 acoustic ranging and telemetry protocols.


MF frequency band utilising Sonardyne Wideband 2 ranging and telemetry protocols

Faster and easier to set-up, calibrate and operate

More robust performance in shallow water and reverberant environments around structures etc.

Real time diagnostics available on ranges to enable quality control

Reduced mutual interference to further improve simultaneous ops


Ranging Precision: Better than 15mm

External power supply: 24 V

Safe Working Load: 250 kg

Operating temperature: -5 to 40°C

Storage temperature: -20 to 55°C


Navigation reference transponder.

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