Survey Equipment

Valeport VA500: Altimeter

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Unique Group offers Valeport VA500, an altimeter which provides state of the art signal processing and unrivalled performance from a 500kHz transducer. It is designed to withstand extreme environmental conditions and provide years of trouble-free operation.


Offers millimetre precision.

Provides the option of integrating a high accuracy pressure sensor (0.01%) as used in the miniIPS.

The optional pressure sensor fitted to the altimeter is a temperature compensated piezo-resistive sensor.

Provides stable, repeatable readings while allowing the range to be extended to unrivalled distances for a 500kHz altimeter.


Acoustic sensor type: 500 kHz broadband transducer

Sensor range: 0.1 m – 100 m.

Data acquisition rate: 1, 2, 4 Hz and continuous.

Physical housing: Titanium (6000 m rated)

Shipping: 36 x 29 x 16 cm <3 kg.


Bathymetry surveys.

Used in metrology and positioning.

ROV and AUV.

Underwater construction.

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