Sonardyne Scout Type 8024: USBL Transceiver
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 meters
Acoustic coverage: +/- 90 degrees below transceiver
Power: 48 V DC
Designed for tracking divers, ROVs and tow fish in waters up to 995 meters.
Widely used by the offshore survey and ocean scientific industries
Subsea tracking operations.