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Nucleus1000

Navigation Sensor Package

The Nucleus1000 is a sensor package that has all the necessary sensors and data products to aid in subsea navigation and vehicle control. This includes estimates of distance from the surface and bottom, attitude, heading and velocity.

Description

Overview

  • The Nucleus1000 is a sensor package that has all the necessary sensors and data products to aid in subsea navigation and vehicle control. This includes estimates of distance from the surface and bottom, attitude, heading and velocity. To learn more about the Nucleus1000's capabilities, click here.

Highlights

  • Compact size optimal for small ROVs and AUVs

  • Integrated AHRS for pre-calibrated attitude and heading information

  • Dedicated vertical beam for altimeter information

Applications

  • Integration with small ROVs or AUVs where payload is limited

  • Navigation for vehicles which don't require survey-grade accuracy

  • Backup navigational aid for coastal USVs

  • Increase vehicle capabilities with combined current profiling and navigation solution

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Specifications

Physical Properties

Width/Diameter [cm]:

9

Height [m]

0.42

Weight in air [kg]

0.535

Weight in water [kg]

0.295

Housing material

Titanium grade 5/2

Max. operating depth [m]

300

Current Velocity

Max. layer/cell size [m]

2

Maximum Range [m]

30

Min. layer/cell size [m]

0.2

Velocity resolution [m/s]

0.1

Bottom Velocity

Min. altitude [m]

0.1

Max. altitude [m]

50

Long term accuracy

>1% (license free) <0.3% (export controlled)

Single Ping precision

0.5 cm/s

Data Storage & Connectivity

Communication [RS232, USB, Ethernet]

RS-422, RS-232, Ethernet: 10/100 Mbits Auto MDI-X.TCP/IP, UDP/IP. Fixed IP / mDNS/DHCP client /Auto IP address assignment. (Multiple simultaneous data format transmission possible.) Data formats Nortek proprietary.

Acoustic Specifications

Number of transducers

4

Number of beams

4

Vertical beam opening angle [°]

20

Beam width [°]

3.4

Water Velocity

Velocity resolution [mm/s]

0.01

Temperature, Depth and other Sensors

Accuracy pitch and roll

0.35 deg

Internal compass

Y

Accuracy compass

0.5 deg

Temperature sensor

Y

Accuracy temperature sensor

0.1°

Pressure sensor

Y

Accuracy pressure sensor

0.3% full scale (precision better than 0.003% of full scale per sample)

Internal INS/IMU

Y

Operation Characteristics

Platforms [ROV, submarines]

Suitable for small underwater vehicles

Operating temperature: min. [°C]

-4

Operating temperature: max. [°C]

40

Storage temperature min [°c]

-20

Storage temperature max [°c]

60

Power

Min. external power DC [Voltage]

10

Max. external power DC [Voltage]

28

Average power consumption [W]

4

More information

Distinguishable features

Integrated AHRS, optional INS capability

General

Year of introduction

2021

System components

Temperature sensor, Accelerometer(s), Gyroscope(s), Magnetometer(s), Pressure sensor

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