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Underwater Acoustic Transmitter

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Benthowave designs and manufactures portable underwater acoustic transmitters for Sonar, artificial acoustic target, communication and bioacoustic application, which integrate power amplifier, matching network and SONAR transducer (order separately) into a portable water-proof case.

If you are looking for embedded components (lower cost) for your projects, please check out Sonar Transducers and Signal Processing in Products.

BII-8030 Underwater Acoustic Transmitter

Underwater Acoustic TransmitterSuggested Application

  • Active Sonar System
  • Artificial Acoustic Target:
    Echo-Repeater Target, Active-Acoustic Target
  • Sub-bottom Investigation
  • Seafloor-mapping System
  • Navigation
  • Underwater Communication
  • Underwater Telephone
  • Diver Recall System
  • Bioacoustics, Fishery Acoustics/Sonar
  • Acoustic Deterrents to Marine Animals
  • Playback of Recorded Marine animal sounds
  • Underwater Sound Stimulus

Features

  • Waterproof, Portable, Light Weight
  • Broadband Underwater Sound Generation
  • Power Capability: 65W to 378W
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 1 MHz
  • Active Sonar Signals, Communication Signals, Marine Animal Sounds Playback

Specification

Underwater Transmitter BII-8031 BII-8032 BII-8033 BII-8034
System Bandwidth (-3dB): Limited by SONAR Transducer, Impedance Matching Unit
Signal Generator: Default: Not included, Sonar Signal Generation
Underwater Projector: SONAR Transducer, Not Included, Order Separately
Available Frequency Range: 20Hz to 100kHz 100Hz to 300kHz 1kHz to 1MHz 20Hz to 70kHz
Input Connector: Female BNC Female BNC Female BNC Female BNC
Input Signal Type: Pulsed SINE, Chirp,
PSK, FSK, etc.
Marine Animal Sound
Pulsed SINE, Chirp,
PSK, FSK, etc.
Marine Animal Sound
Pulsed Square wave
FSK
Pulsed SINE, Chirp,
PSK, FSK, etc.
Marine Animal Sound
Input Impedance: 60kΩ 200KΩ||7pF 1MΩ||2.6pF 200KΩ||7pF
Max. Input Signal Level: 2 Vpp 2 Vpp TTL/CMOS Compatible 4 Vpp
Output Connector: MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style
Output Power Capability: 65W@+12VDC 60W@+12VDC
96W@+24VDC
192W@+36VDC
Specify the DC supply voltage when ordering
120W@12VDC
240W@24VDC
360W@36VDC
Specify the DC supply voltage when ordering
50W@+12 VDC
112W@+24VDC
210W@+36 VDC
378W@+60VDC
Specify the DC supply voltage when ordering
Power Bandwidth: 100kHz 300kHz@+12 VDC
200kHz@+24VDC
100kHz@+36VDC
1MHz 70kHz
Power Supply: 6A, +8 to +18 VDC
Binding Post Terminal
6A, +8 to +36 VDC
Binding Post Terminal
10A, +12 to +36 VDC
Binding Post Terminal
7A, +8 to +60 VDC
Binding Post Terminal
Weight: 2.5 kg 2.5 kg 2.5 kg 4.6 kg
Suggested DC Supply: Marine Battery, Automobile Battery, Fixed DC Linear Power Supply, Not Included.
DO NOT use variable power supply whose maximum supply voltage is higher than the above rated voltage.
DO NOT use switching mode DC power supply.
Size (LxWxD): 0.28x0.26x0.13 m or 0.28x0.26x0.18 m
Transducer Case: Portable, Waterproof, Light Weight, Durable, Highly Chemical Resistant
Available upon request. No transducer case in default.
Console Case: Portable, Waterproof, Light Weight, Durable, Highly Chemical Resistant

Console and Wiring

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