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Sonardyne Scout Type 8024: USBL Transceiver

Availability: Ex-Rental Sale, Rental

The Type 8024 transceiver is a portable, vessel-mounted acoustic transmitter and receiver designed for use with Sonardyne?s family of Scout Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) acoustic positioning systems. Constructed in Aluminium Bronze, the transceiver offers excellent corrosion resistance making it suitable for long term deployment.


Easy to install and set-up

Aluminium Bronze housing for long term deployment; optional lightweight aluminium alloy version

High accuracy performance; up to 0.5% of slant range

Integrated magnetic heading, pitch and roll sensor reduces purchase and operating costs

Over-the-side or through-hull deployment options


Operational frequency: MF (35?55 kHz)

Operating range: 500 metres

Acoustic coverage: ? 90? below transceiver

Power: 48 V DC

Communication: RS485


Designed for tracking divers, ROVs and towfish in waters up to 1,000 metres.

Widely used by the offshore survey and ocean scientific industries

Subsea tracking operations.

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