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DVL500 - 6000 m

Bottom-track from 0.3 to 200 m range; 300 m or 6000 m operational depth

The DVL500 is a universal doppler velocity log that combines compact design with unprecedented functionality. It can fly higher in the water column and closer to the seabed than similar equipment. Maximum operational depth is 6000m. This 500kHz doppler velocity log is used by industry leaders in the subsea market because of its high accuracy and state-of-the-art technology.

Description

Highlights

  • Bottom track from 0.3-200 m range
  • Per-ping and per-beam data quality estimates
  • 6000 m operational depth

Applications

  • Highly accurate subsea surveys
  • AUVs with long missions or high accuracy requirements
  • Easy integration with leading inertial navigation systems (INS)

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Specifications

Physical Properties

Width/Diameter [cm]:

0.186

Height [m]

0.203

Weight in air [kg]

5.9

Weight in water [kg]

3.1

Housing material

POM/Titanium

Max. operating depth [m]

6000

Current Velocity

Max. layer/cell size [m]

4

Maximum Range [m]

70

Long term accuracy

0.3% of measured value or +/- 0.3cm/s

Velocity resolution [m/s]

0.001

Min. layer/cell size [m]

0.5

Minimum range [m]

0.5

Bottom Velocity

Min. altitude [m]

0.3

Max. altitude [m]

200

Long term accuracy

±0.1% / ±0.1cm/s

Single Ping precision

0.5 cm/s at 3 m/s

Data Storage & Connectivity

Communication [RS232, USB, Ethernet]

RS232 or RS485, 10/100 Mbits Auto MDI-XTCP/IP, UDP, HTTP protocolsFixed IP/DHCP client/AutoIP, UPnP

Connector type

Subcon 8p MCBH female (serial), Subcon 8p MCBH (Et

Data baud rates

300–1250000 baud (serial)

Number of possible concurrent outputs

3

Internal memory [GB]

64

Type of internal memory

SD card

Requires separate software

N

Time stamp in data

2 millisecond precision, IEEE1588/PTP for absolute

Trigger

Internal 1, 2, 3, 4 or 8 HzTrigger option through command(Ethernet or serial). External TTL or 485 lines:- 1 input trigger (configurable Rising/Falling/Edge)

Concurrent output specifications

4 dedicated ethernet port, udp

Acoustic Specifications

Number of transducers

4

Number of beams

4

Transducer type

Janus array convex transducer

Vertical beam opening angle [°]

25

Beam width [°]

2.9

Individually replaceable transducers

Y

Water Velocity

Velocity range [m/s]

5

Velocity resolution [mm/s]

0.01

Temperature, Depth and other Sensors

Internal INS/IMU

N

Internal compass

N

Temperature sensor

Y

Accuracy temperature sensor

0.1°

Pressure sensor

Y

Accuracy pressure sensor

0.1% full scale

Operation Characteristics

Platforms [ROV, submarines]

Suitable for all underwater vehicles

Mounting possibilities

Bolt mount/interface plate

Operating temperature: min. [°C]

-4

Operating temperature: max. [°C]

40

Storage temperature min [°c]

-20

Storage temperature max [°c]

60

Shock and vibration

IEC60068-2-64

Power

Min. external power DC [Voltage]

12

Max. external power DC [Voltage]

48

Average power consumption [W]

3

More information

Distinguishable features

Low power-long range-high precision-custom integration

General

Year of introduction

2015

System components

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