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Compatt 6

LBL and USBL transponder (6th generation)

Engineered for: ROV, Seabed, Structure

Compatt 6 is our Wideband 2 enabled transponder compatible with all 6G equipment and our latest LBL, INS and USBL systems, including Ranger 2 and Marksman.


At a glance

Compatible with all 6G LBL, INS and USBL systems

Wideband 2 enabled

Versatile, flexible and cost-effective

Over 3,600 different configurations available

Choice of depth ratings to 7,000 m

A big plus for your USBL and LBL operations

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Overview

Compatt 6 has been replaced by the Compatt 6+ transponder.

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Feature Type 8300-3111 Type 8300-3113 Type 8300-5213 Type-8300-7216
Depth Rating 3,000 m 3,000 m 5,000 m 7,000 m
Operating Frequency MF (19–34 kHz) MF (19–34 kHz) MF (19–34 kHz) LMF (14-19 kHz)
Transducer Beam Shape Omni-directional Directional Directional Directional
Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m) 187–196 dB (4 levels) 190–202 dB (4 levels) 190–202 dB (4 levels) 187–202 dB (4 levels)
Tone Equivalent Energy (TEE) 193–202 dB 196–208 dB 196–208 dB 193–208 dB
Receive Sensitivity (dB re 1 µPa) 90–120 dB (7 levels) 80–120 dB (7 levels) 80–120 dB (7 levels) 80–120 dB (7 levels)
Ranging Precision Better than 15 mm Better than 15 mm Better than 15 mm Better than 15 mm
Number of Unique Addresses Wideband 1 & 2 >500 >500 >500 >500
Battery Life (Listening) Alkaline 833 days 833 days 833 days 833 days
Lithium 1,390 days 1,390 days 1,390 days 1,390 days
External Power Supply 24 V 24 V 24 V 24 V
Safe Working Load (4:1) 250 kg 250 kg 250 kg 250 kg
Operating Temperature -5 to 40°C -5 to 40°C -5 to 40°C -5 to 40°C
Storage Temperature -20 to 55°C -20 to 55°C -20 to 55°C -20 to 55°C
Dimensions (Maximum) (Length x Dia) With Sensor Guard 1,034 x 200 mm 1,034 x 200 mm 1,034 x 200 mm 1,034 x 200 mm
Without Sensor Guard 1,034 x 178 mm n/a n/a n/a
Weight in Air/Water 23.8/11.8 kg 27.0/14.0 kg 29.0/15.0 kg 33.3/18.8 kg
Endcap Sensors and Options
Temperature (±0.1°C) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tilt Switch (±30-45°) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Strain Gauge Pressure Sensor (±0.1%) Standard Standard Standard Standard
High Precision Strain Gauge (±0.01%) Presens or Keller Optional Optional Optional Optional
Paroscientific DigiQuartz Pressure Sensor 1,350 m, 2,000 m, 4,130 m, 6,800 m (±0.01%) Optional Optional Optional Optional
Inclinometer (Tilt Sensor) Range ±90°, Accuracy: ±1° Standard Standard Standard Standard
High Accuracy Inclinometer Range: ±90°, Accuracy: ±0.05° over 0 - ±15°; ±0.2° over 0 - ±45° Optional Optional Optional Optional
Sound Velocity Sensor ±0.02 m/s Accuracy Under Calibration Conditions Optional Optional Optional Optional
Release Mechanism Standard Standard Standard Standard
Power for External Sensors Standard Standard Standard Standard
Gyro Input Standard Standard Standard Standard

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A big plus for your USBL and LBL operations