RD Instruments Workhorse Long Ranger

RD Instruments Workhorse Long Ranger
The Workhorse Series of Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers
Long Ranger ADCP
Included in a complete system:
Transducer and electronics:
aluminum transducer head
with four beams at 20° from
vertical in a convex
configuration, temperature
sensor, electronics
assemblies, fluxgate compass,
pitch and roll sensors.
Self-Contained 75 kHz
Batteries: four 28-D cell
alkaline battery packs
(factory degaussed).
Memory: 40 MB PC card internal
memory (upgradeable to 440mb).
PROVEN SENTINEL PERFORMANCE OVER EXTENDED RANGE
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Pressure case: 1500m
depth rated 6061
aluminum pressure
case. End cap with
wet-mateable
connector and
dummy plug.
entinel is RDI’s best-selling ADCP (1000 Sentinels in 50 countries). Now
there’s Long Ranger, a Sentinel-inspired instrument for long range, long
duration autonomous deployments - up to six months for long range
Power supply for
laboratory testing:
110-220V AC 48V DC
power converter.
profiling of up to 600 meters. Patented (and proven) signal processing
techniques used in RDI’s BroadBand ADCPs ensure the degree of reliability that
gives the peace of mind you need in longterm, deepwater data collection programs.
Mode
Broadband
Long Range
Range
510m
600m
Cell Size
32m
32m
RD Instruments
Input/output cable:
5 meter cable for
communications and
power.
Manuals and software: users guide, operation manual;
and easy-to-use software package.
Tel: (858) 693-1178
[email protected]
Spare parts and tool kit for maintenance.
www.rdinstruments.com
Ship case: ruggedized shipping case.
Long Ranger
Self-Contained 75 kHz ADCP
Dimensions
Water Profiling
Depth
Cell Size a
Rangeb (m)
Low Power
Range (m)
High Power
Std. Dev. c
(mm/s)
4m
8m
16m
32m
170
200
240
270
380
430
470
510
180
80
30
20
Notes: a) user’s choice of depth cell size is not limited to the typical values specified, b) longer ranges
available, c) BroadBand mode single-ping standard deviation (Std.Dev.)
Long Range Mode
Depth
Cell
Size(a)
4m
8m
16m
32m
Low
Power
Range
(m)
300
350
390
430
Standard Sensors
High
Power
Range
(m)
460
510
550
600
Std. Dev.
(mm/s)
260
108
48
30
Profile Parameters
Not designed for use on moving vessels
Velocity accuracy: ± 1% of the water
velocity relative to the ADCP ± 5mm/s.
Velocity resolution: 1mm/s
Velocity range: ± 5m/s (default)
± 10m/s (maximum)
Depth cell size: 4-32m
Number of depth cells: 1-128
Ping rate: 1 Hz (typical)
Echo Intensity Profile
Vertical resolution: depth cell size
Dynamic range: 80 dB
Precision: ± 1.5dB (relative measure)
Transducer and Hardware
Beam angle: 20°
Configuration: 4-beam, convex
Transducer facing: Hard polyurethane
Internal memory: Unit comes with 40MB
card, standard. Two PCMCIA card slots
available (10-220 Mb each).
Communications: Serial port selectable
by switch for RS-232 or RS-422. ASCII or
binary output at 1200-115,400 baud.
Specifications subject to change
Rev 2.13
Temperature (mounted on transducer)
• Range: -5° to 45° C
• Precision: ± 0.4° C
• Resolution: 0.01°
Tilt
• Range: ± 15°
• Accuracy : ± 0.5°
• Precision: ± 0.5°
• Resolution: 0.01°
Compass (fluxgate type, includes built-in
field calibration feature)
• Accuracy: ± 2° e
• Precision: ± 0.5° e
• Resolution: 0.01°
• Maximum tilt: ± 15°
Pressure Sensor
• Maximum pressure: 1500m
• Short-term uncertainty: ± 0.1%
• Maximum drift: ± 0.25%
Note: e) @ 60° magnetic dip angle, 0.5G total field
Power
DC input: 20-60V DC. Internal battery
packs, optional external battery pack.
Voltage: 42V DC (new) 28V DC (depleted)
Capacity (each pack): @ 0° C: 400 Watt
hours
Transmit at 35V
• 1000W (high power)
• 80W (low power, Long Range mode)
• 20W (low power, BroadBand mode)
Environmental
Standard depth rating: 1500m.
Operating temperature: -5° to 45° C
Storage temperature: -30° to 75° C
Weight in air: 73kg
Weight in water: 37kg
Software
Use RDI’s Windows™-based software for
the best results:
• WinSC — Data Acquisition
• WinADCP — Data Display and Export
Upgrades Available
• Memory: 10-220Mb PCMCIA cards
• External battery case
• Mooring accessories: In line and
bottom mount accessories available
from Flotation Technologies and
Mooring Systems.
• Remote head configuration
For More Information
Call, e-mail or visit our web page. Ask for
our Primer about ADCPs.
Internet: www.rdinstruments.com
RD Instruments
9855 Businesspark Avenue
San Diego, CA 92131 USA
Tel: (858) 693-1178 Fax: (858) 695-1459
E-mail: [email protected]
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