Survey Equipment

Sonardyne SPRINT 500: AHRS and AAINS

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SPRINT 500 is a combined solid state Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) and optional SPRINT Acoustically Aided Inertial Navigation System (AAINS). The instrument consists of three high grade, highly reliable, commercially available, Ring Laser Gyros (RLG) and accelerometers.


Single box solution for motion sensor, gyrocompass and AAINS

SPRINT provides concurrent AHRS and AAINS capability for dual use

Choice of connecters: Seacon (standard) or Seanet® (for use with FMC Schilling Robotics ROV)

Transport approved rechargeable liion battery back-up as standard

Minimum internal memory of 8 GB allows post processing and remote diagnostics


Heading accuracy: 0.1º (Lodestar AHRS), <0.04º (SPRINT INS) Secant Latitude

Roll and pitch accuracy: 0.01º

Temperature: -20 to +55°C (operating), -20 to +60°C (storage)

LBL & DVL aided accuracy: 3 cm confined area, 20 cm wide area (dynamic)

Output rate: Up to 100 Hz


ROV and towfish positioning

Hydrographic survey and offshore construction

As-laid and out of straightness

Multibeam survey

Touchdown monitoring and structure placement

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