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MiniTIDE

The Valeport miniTIDE is a small Tide Recorder, designed for short-term underwater deployments, ideal for academic studies.

Description

Fitted with a 0.01% temperature-compensated piezo-resistive cell, the miniTIDE will record high-accuracy pressure data for a period of one month at a 10-minute sampling interval using a single alkaline C cell. It is available with a choice of pressure ranges and 500m acetal or 6000m titanium housings.

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Specifications

General

Year of initial development

2009

Weight in air [kg]

0.7

Length [m]

0.27

Width [m]

0.048

Height [m]

0.048

Max depth [m]

6000

Battery type

1 x 1.5V C cell

Battery duration [hr]

1920

External body material

Acetal for up to 500m and Titanium for up to 6000m

Data recording and retrieval

Max. recording capacity [10^6]

30

Filtering applied

Y

Direct on site data access

Y

Type of data cable for direct access

RS232, RS485

Max. depth for direct access [m]

1500

Direct remote data access

Y

Type of telecommunication for remote access

RS232, RS485

Max. distance for remote access [m]

1500

Data format

ASCII, RS232, RS485

Connector

Subcon MCBH10F

Communication protocol

8-1-N-N

Data characteristics

Depth resolution [%FS]

0.001

Depth uncertainty [%FS]

0.01

Time resolution [s]

0.06

Clock bias [s/day]

2.4

Min. measurement interval [s]

1

Sensor

Type of pressure sensor

Piezo-resistive

Additional air pressure sensor

N

Other additional sensors

No

Data display

Data display via third party software

Y

Data display via dedicated hardware

N

Documents

Brochure
valeport-minitide-datasheet-0.pdf
1.68 MB
valeport-minitide-datasheet-0.pdf
Other documents
  • Valeport - miniTIDE Datasheet
    1.68 MB

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