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Signature250

Intermediate current profiling range that includes wave height/direction and ice tracking capability

The Signature250 ADCP is a medium-range current profiler with a suite of extra features. It has a current profiling range of 200m and can measure wave height, period and direction at depths as great as 150m. The Signature250 ADCP can also measure ice thickness, as well as the speed and direction of drifting ice. Its compact design and low power consumption make it an ideal tool for long-term deployments in all waters.

Description

The Signature250 ADCP is a medium-range current profiler with a suite of extra features. It has a current profiling range of 200m, and can measure wave height, period and direction at depths as great as 150m. The Signature250 ADCP can also measure ice thickness, as well as the speed and direction of drifting ice. Its compact design and low power consumption make it an ideal tool for long-term deployments in all waters.

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Specifications

General

Year of last update

2015

Width [m]

0.446

Height [m]

0.523

Weight in air [kg]

18.5

Weight in water [kg]

1.5

Min. operating power [V]

15

Max. operating power [V]

48

Max. operating depth [m]

300

Max. battery lifetime [days]

1825

Other specifications

Min. external power [Voltage]

15

Max. external power [Voltage]

48

Auxiliary Sensors

Tides

Y

Waves

Y

Pressure

Y

Wave direction

Y

Speed of sound

Y

Deployment method

Bottom mount

Y

Inline string mooring

Y

Data Buoy

Y

Marine structures

Y

Doppler Current Profiler

Center working frequency [kHz]

250

Max. typical profiling range [m]

200

Number of beams

5

Nadir angle [deg]

20

Max. Number of cells per beam

200

Min. blanking distance [m]

0.5

Max. ping rate [Hz]

1

Min. cell size [m]

1

Max. cell size [m]

8

Max. velocity [m/s]

5

Speed dependent uncertainty: horizontal [%]

1

Speed independent uncertainty: horizontal [cm/s]

0.5

Compensation for sound speed

Y

Standard Sensors

Temperature: min [°C]

-4

Temperature: max. [°C]

40

Temperature: uncertainty [°C]

0.1

Tilt: max. [deg]

360

Tilt: uncertainty [deg]

2

Compass type

Solid State

Application

Typical applications

Bottom mount, fixed structure

Documents

Brochure
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