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RCM Blue

Product Name:RCM Blue
Product Description:The RCM Blue is a self-recording current meter with Bluetooth for communications and data retrieval. It also measures water temperature in salt or fresh water, and has a battery container with up to 70Ah battery capacity.
Year of last update:2013
Length [m]:
Width [m]:0,139
Height [m]:0,356
Weight in air [kg]:7.0
Weight in water [kg]:1.7
Min. operating power [V]:6
Max. operating power [V]:30
Max. operating depth [m]:10000
Max. battery lifetime [days]:1095
True Bottom Tracking Capability:N
Max. speed of boat [km] :
Max. range to bottom [m]:
Doppler Current Profiler 
Center working frequency [kHz]:1900 and 2000
Max. typical profiling range [m]:
Number of beams:4
Nadir angle [deg]:90
Max. Number of cells per beam:1
Min. blanking distance [m]:0.4
Lost data at far boundary [%]:0
Max. ping rate [Hz]:25
Min. vertical resolution [m]:
Min. cell size [m]:1.5
Max. cell size [m]:2.5
Cell overlap [%]:
Max. velocity [m/s]:3
Speed dependent uncertainty: horizontal [%]:1
Speed independent uncertainty: horizontal [cm/s]:0.15
Speed dependent uncertainty: vertical [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: vertical [cm/s]:
Surface reference capability:N
Surface current measurement:
Compensation for sound speed:Y
Single ping rejection of outliers :Y
Uncertainty of single ping horizontal velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:0.3
Uncertainty of single ping vertical velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:
Standard Sensors 
Temperature: min [°C]:-5
Temperature: max. [°C]:40
Temperature: uncertainty [°C]:0.05
Tilt: max. [deg]:50
Tilt: uncertainty [deg]:1.5
Compass type :Solid State
Deployment method 
Moving vessel:N
Bottom mount:Y
Inline string mooring:Y
Data Buoy:Y
Marine structures:Y
Auxiliary Sensors 
Acoustic modem:N
Relocation of transponder:Y
Wave direction:N
Speed of sound:Y
Other specifications 
Real-time interfacing:
Min. external power [Voltage]:6
Max. external power [Voltage]:30
Max. cable length [m]:
Baudrate [kbit/s]:115200
External battery container:Y
Data acquisition software and processing software:Data Studio / GeoView
Typical applications:Oceanographic research, survey and monitoring

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