Command Deck Unit
Commands LRT, LAT, OBC and Coastal Transponders
Engineered for: Vessel
The Command Deck Unit is used to program, test and command Lightweight Release Transponders (LRTs), Lightweight Actuation Transponders (LATs), Coastal Transponders and TZ/OBC Transponders.
At a glance
Works with LRT, LAT, OBC and Costal transponders
Use it to test and configure before deployment
Portable and rugged
Highly secure coding sequence prior to commanding LRTs to ‘release’
Built for command and control on the go
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The Command Deck Unit is used initially to program the acoustic identity of the transponder, test the transponder and, in the case of the LRT, load the release ‘bit’ prior to deployment. Once deployed, it can be used to measure ranges to the transponder and prior to sending a secure release command, relocate the transponder. The command deck unit can also be controlled via RS232 enabling raw range data to be logged to a PC. The system comprises a command deck unit and dunking transducer supplied with 10 m of cable.
Command Deck Unit case studies
Seismic operations in the transition zone
We’re doing so much more using uncrewed surface vessel (USV) systems, right through the life cycle of exploration and production operations. It starts with the support of seismic data acquisition, using our Transition Zone Transceiver (TZ Transceiver).
Client: Maritime Robotics
Deploy, retrieve, repeat – made easy with RT 6 acoustic release
Shallow water isn’t any less demanding than deep water. DynamOcean operates in tidal estuaries with fast-flowing water and ever-changing environmental settings. Using our acoustic releases and underwater positioning technology they were able to reliably deploy and retrieve their ADCP sensors.
|Operating Frequency||HF (35–50 kHz)|
|Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m)||185 dB|
|Receive Sensitivity (dB re 1 µPa)||110 dB|
|Pulse Length||2 ms|
|Timing Resolution||16 ms|
|No. Independent Navigation Channels||9|
|Dimensions (Length x Width x Height)||360 x 270 x 155 mm (14.1 x 10.6 x 6.1”)|
|Power Supply||Alkaline Battery|