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VA500P

Empowering ROVs and AUVs with Unmatched Precision

The VA500P Altimeter with integral 0.01% FS pressure sensor delivers a new solution for the ROV, AUV and Hydrographic community to the problem of underwater positioning.

Description

With the option of integrating a high-accuracy pressure sensor (0.01%) as used in the miniIPS it becomes an unbeatable package. State-of-the-art signal processing offers an unrivalled range and performance from a 500kHz transducer. Expect millimetre precision, 0.1m – 100m range, RS232/RS485/0-5V & 0-10V analogue output (range only) with a wide range power supply in a compact, robust package.

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Specifications

Physical Properties

Weight in air [kg]

1

Width [m]

0.049

Length [m]

0.195

Min. operation temperature [°C}

-5

Housing material

Titanium

Max. operation temperature [°C}

40

Operating properties

Minimum range {m}

0.1

Maximum range {m}

100

Depth rating {m}

6000

Output data format

RS232, RS485

Data flow

Continous, Triggered, Both

Slant range correction

N

Power supply and communication

Output interface

RS232, RS485

Other specifications

Data storage

External

Stand alone mode

Y

Sound velocity input

Y

Pressure sensor

Y

Right angled type

Y

General

Year of latest version

2023

Area of Application

Subsea

Field of Use

Accurate distance measurement

Languages Supported

English

Acoustic properties

Min. Operating frequency [kHz]

500

Chirp

N

Beamwidth {deg}

+/-3

Max. acoustic accuracy

N/A

Digital resolution

1mm

Analog resolution

0.15mV

Min. acoustic accuracy

N/A

Max. Operating frequency [kHz]

500

More information

Distinguishable features

Titanium housing

Documents

Brochure
Valeport-VA500-Altimeter-Datasheet.pdf
Other documents
  • VA500 Altimeter Datasheet (2)
    1.7 MB

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