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Sonardyne WSM 6+: Wideband Sub-Mini Transponder/Responder

Availability: Rental

The Sonardyne Wideband Sub Mini 6 Plus is a versatile USBL Transponder Responder that supports WBv2 signals. The Wideband Sub Mini 6 Plus is designed for positioning ROVs, towfish and other mobile targets in water depths up to 4000 metres.


Device has full way Sonardyne Wideband 2 interrogation and reply – mitigates interference and multi-path issues.

Has more than 500 unique Sonardyne Wideband 1 and 2 addresses.

Offers a choice of omnidirectional or directional beam shape.

Choice of 1,000 m or 4,000 m depth rating

Depth sensor for improved USBL positioning performance


Operational frequency: MF (19–34 kHz)

Power supply: Rechargeable NiMH battery or ext. 24 V via ROV umbilical

Operating channels: All Sonardyne Wideband HPR 400 Channels

Battery charger: 8370-011-01

Mechanical construction: Aluminium Alloy, Anodised


Subsea vehicle tracking – ROV/towfish/crane wire

Tether Management Systems (TMS)

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