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Pioneer DVL 600

Pioneer DVL 600

600 kHz / 300 kHz Phased-Array DVLs

Teledyne RDI ushers in a new era in Doppler velocity log (DVL) technology with the introduction of its 600kHz and 300kHz Pioneer phased array DVLs. After integrating into hundreds of vehicles and navigating hundreds of thousands of miles, Teledyne RDI taps into its vast experience to launch the newest DVL technology in the market. Designed with unmanned and remotely operated vehicles in mind, the compact DVLs can be packaged into small, portable, underwater vehicles.

Description

After integrating into hundreds of vehicles and navigating hundreds of thousands of miles, Teledyne RDI taps into its vast experience to launch the newest DVL technology in the market. Designed with unmanned and remotely operated vehicles in mind, the 600 kHz and 300 kHz compact DVLs can be packaged into small, portable, underwater vehicles. Additionally, these powerful DVLs can be leveraged for surface and subsurface manned and unmanned vessels. Utilizing state-of-the-art electronics, Pioneer DVLs provide an array of advanced internal sensors, while minimizing overall power consumption.

The 600 kHz and 300 kHz DVLs combine Teledyne RDI’s proven bottom detection algorithms and single-ping bottom location accuracy with its broadband velocity processing technology, providing highly reliable precision velocity data for navigation and position processing, even over indeterminate terrain. Pioneer DVLs are available in self-contained and remote head configurations. The 600 kHz and 300 kHz DVLs include a new suite of cutting-edge internal sensors Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS): The AHRS MEMSbased inertial measurement unit (IMU) integrates three gyroscopes, three magnetometers, and three accelerometers running an extended Kalman filter (EKF), which means your heading sensor is semi-resistant to magnetic transients during the mission— providing you with accurate orientation data in both static and dynamic conditions. Dual Leak Sensor: These instruments include leak detection sensors: one mounted near the connector end and one mounted at the transducer end of the DVL. This feature provides the user with real-time leak detection monitoring, allowing for peace of mind and strategic decision making during critical, high-pressure missions. Transducer Health Monitor: The innovative transducer health monitor provides insight, in near real-time, about the status of the transducer, and alerts the user of potential problems. The health monitor sensor also tracks pressure cycles, maximum pressure, and operating time for quality tracking purposes.

Product Features:

• Bottom-tracking capability for deep water operations: 1000-6000 m depth rating for tracking ranges 100-275 m

• Compact DVLs that can be packaged into small portable UUVs of 7.5 inches (<19 cm) in diameter

• Flexible triggering with both trigger in and trigger out

• Upgradeable to include ADCP capabilty

• Real-time current profiling option provides additional critical data parameters from a single instrument

• Advanced AHRS IMU for accurate vehicle attitude correction in static and dynamic environments

• Leak detection and monitoring for peace of mind in the most critically demanding deep missions

• Self-contained or OEM options available

• Transducer and system health monitoring for real-time health monitoring of your critical navigation asset

• Time of validity output for highly accurate coupling with an Inertial Navigation System (INS), further improving the resulting DVL-aided-INS position accuracy

• New optional XRT (Extended Range Tracking) delivers 50% increase in bottom tracking range

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Specifications

Physical Properties

Width/Diameter [cm]:

0.16

Height [m]

0.245

Weight in air [kg]

6.3

Weight in water [kg]

2.2

Housing material

Aluminum (Titanium option)

Min. operating depth [m]

1000

Max. operating depth [m]

4500

Current Velocity

Max. layer/cell size [m]

2

Minimum range [m]

1.9

Maximum Range [m]

60

Long term accuracy

600KHz: ±0.3% ±0.2cm/s | 300KHz: ±0.6% ±0.2cm/s

Single Ping precision

±7.5cm/s @1m/s & 2&4m bin size

Velocity resolution [m/s]

0.001

Bottom Velocity

Min. altitude [m]

0.5

Max. altitude [m]

100

Long term accuracy

600KHz: ±0.3% ±0.2cm/s | 300KHz: ±0.4% ±0.2cm/s

Single Ping precision

600KHz: ±0.5cm/s | 300KHz: ±0.5cm/s @1m/s & ½ alt

Data Storage & Connectivity

Communication [RS232, USB, Ethernet]

RS232/RS422, CMOS TRIG IN & OUT

Connector type

SEACON MC-BH

Data baud rates

max 115kbds

Number of possible concurrent outputs

2

Requires separate software

N

Time stamp in data

Yes

Trigger

In and Out

Acoustic Specifications

Number of transducers

1

Number of beams

4

Transducer type

Patented Phased Array

Max transmit power

600KHz: 217dB@1m | 300KHz: 220dB@1m

Frequency operating range min.[kHz]

595

Frequency operating range max.[kHz]

632

Vertical beam opening angle [°]

30

Beam width [°]

2

Individually replaceable transducers

Y

Water Velocity

Velocity range [m/s]

9

Velocity resolution [mm/s]

1

Temperature, Depth and other Sensors

Internal INS/IMU

Y

Accuracy pitch and roll

0.2deg

Accuracy compass

1deg

Internal compass

Y

Temperature sensor

Y

Pressure sensor

Y

Other sensors

Dual Leak Sensor These instruments include leak detection sensors: one mounted near the connector end and one mounted at the transducer end of the DVL. This feature provides the user with real-time leak detection monitoring, allowing for peace of mind and strategic decision making during critical, high-pressure missions. Transducer Health Monitor The innovative transducer health monitor provides insight, in near real-time, about the status of the transducer, and alertsthe user of potential problems. The health monitor sensor also tracks pressure cycles, maximum pressure, and operating time for quality tracking purposes. External Sensor Drivers Allows to control the most widely used sensors in the market (CTD, GPS, IMU, etc.) which will save you time and effort during integration. For instance, these drivers allows the DVL to control a SeaBird FastCat CTD or a NXIC CTD or receive data from an unknown RS232 source which sends data in a specific text format.

Operation Characteristics

Platforms [ROV, submarines]

AUV, UUV, ASV, ROV, Submarines, Recovery vehicles, surface vessel, diver navigation, catamaran, sailing boat, UMV, manned vehicles, unmanned vehicles, autonomous boat, remote controlled boats, Military Marine Platforms, Offshore Submersibles, Scientific Research Vehicles, Commercial Vessels, Commercial & Military Divers, towfish, manned submersibles Applications: Autonomous Waypoint Navigation of UUV’s Station Keeping for ROV’s - Mid Water-column Sation Keeping (MWSK) Velocity Feedback for Vehicle Control Dynamic Positioning Dead Reckoning - Tracking of route traveled (UUV, Diver, ROV, Surface Vessel) Stabilization of platforms for Hydrographic Survey and Imaging (Side Scan) Obstacle Avoidance Terrain Following Diver Waypoint Navigation

Mounting possibilities

Bolting onto frame, clamped, vehicle drop-in, custom mechanical designs

Operating temperature: min. [°C]

-5

Operating temperature: max. [°C]

45

Storage temperature min [°c]

-30

Storage temperature max [°c]

60

Shock and vibration

IEC 60945, 4th ED, 2002-08, 60721-3-2, IEC 1010-1

Power

Min. external power DC [Voltage]

10.7

Max. external power DC [Voltage]

36

Max power consumption [W]

42

Average power consumption [W]

6

Number of concurrent power input ports

1

More information

Distinguishable features

Teledyne RDI ushers in a new era in Doppler velocity log (DVL) technology with the introduction of its 600kHz and 300kHz Pioneer phased array DVLs. After integrating into hundreds of vehicles and navigating hundreds of thousands of miles, Teledyne RDI taps into its vast experience to launch the newest DVL technology in the market.Designed with unmanned and remotely operated vehicles in mind, the 600kHz and 300kHz compact DVLs can be packaged into small, portable, underwater vehicles. Additionally, these powerful DVLs can be leveraged for surface and subsurface manned and unmanned vessels.Utilizing state-of-the-art electronics, Pioneer DVLs provide an array of advanced internal sensors and offer expanded connectivity with external sensors, while minimizing overall power consumption. The 600kHz and 300kHz DVLs combine Teledyne RDI’s proven bottom detection algorithms and single ping bottom location accuracy with its broadband velocity processing technology, providing users with highly reliable precision velocity data for navigation and position processing, even over indeterminate terrain.Pioneer DVLs are available in self-contained and remote head configurations. The 600kHz and 300kHz DVLs include a new suite of cutting-edge internal sensors:Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) The AHRS MEMS-based inertial measurement unit (IMU) integrates three gyroscopes, three magnetometers, and three accelerometers running an extended Kalman filter (EKF), which means your heading sensor is semi-resistant to magnetic transients during the mission — providing you with accurate orientation data in both static and dynamic conditions.Dual Leak SensorThese instruments include leak detection sensors: one mounted near the connector end and one mounted at the transducer end of the DVL. This feature provides the user with real-time leak detection monitoring, allowing for peace of mind and strategic decision making during critical, high-pressure missions. Transducer Health Monitor The innovative transducer health monitor provides insight, in near real-time, about the status of the transducer, and alertsthe user of potential problems. The health monitor sensor also tracks pressure cycles, maximum pressure, and operating time for quality tracking purposes. Product Features:• Bottom-tracking capability for deep water operations: 1000-4500m depth rating for tracking ranges 100-275m• Compact DVLs that can be packaged into small portable UUVs of 7.5 inches (<19cm) in diameter • Flexible triggering with both trigger in and trigger out• Multiple communications channels, allowing for optimum connectivity with external sensors • Real-time current profiling option provides additional critical data parameters from a single instrument• Self-contained or remote-head options available to meet your needs• Advanced AHRS IMU for accurate vehicle attitude correction in static and dynamic environments• Leak detection and monitoring for peace of mind in the most critically demanding deep missions• Transducer and system health monitoring for real-time health monitoring of your critical navigation asset

General

Year of introduction

2015

System components

Documents

Brochure
pioneer_300_600_datasheet_lr.pdf

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