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ROVNav 6

LBL ROV transceiver

Engineered for: ROV, Seabed, Structure

ROVNav 6 is a 6G Wideband 2 ranging LBL ROV Transceiver and telemetry transceiver specifically designed for installation on work class ROVs.


At a glance

Use it with Fusion 6G

Wideband 2 enabled

High power, long range LBL transceiver

3,000, 5,000 or 7,000 m depth rated

USBL mode for emergency ROV relocation

Modem mode for harvesting data from Sonardyne sensors

Engineered for Work-class ROVs

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Overview

ROVNav 6 has been  superseded by ROVNav 6+

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Feature 8310-3161 8310-5261 8310-7261
Operating Frequency 3,000 m 5,000 m 7,000 m
Operating Frequency MF (19–34 kHz) MF (19–34 kHz) MF (19–34 kHz)
Transducer Beam Shape Omni-directional Omni-directional Omni-directional
Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m) 187–196 dB (4 Levels) 187–196 dB (4 Levels) 187–196 dB (4 Levels)
Tone Equivalent Energy (TEE) 193–202 dB 193–202 dB 193–202 dB
Receiver Sensitivity (dB re 1 µPa) 90–120 dB 90–120 dB 90–120 dB
Range Precision Better than 15 mm Better than 15 mm Better than 15 mm
Serial Communications (Software Programmable) Primary Port RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex) RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex) RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex)
Secondary Port RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex) or SYNC IN RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex) or SYNC IN RS232 or RS485 (half-duplex) or SYNC IN
Battery Life Li-ion (Listening) 3 days 3 days 3 days
Operating Voltage 24 or 48 V dc (±10%) 24 or 48 V dc (±10%) 24 or 48 V dc (±10%)
External Power Active (Listening) <3 W typical (maximum 10 W when charging) <3 W typical (maximum 10 W when charging) <3 W typical (maximum 10 W when charging)
Peak (During Transmission) <80 W <80 W <80 W
Serial Communications Connector AGP 8-way female) AGP 8-way female) Subconn (8-way female)
Remote Transducer Connector AGP (4-way male) AGP (4-way male) Burton (3-way male)
Housing Mechanical Construction Hard anodised aluminium 6082 Hard anodised aluminium 7075 Hard anodised aluminium 7075
Remote Transducer Mechanical Construction Stainless steel 316 Stainless steel 316 Stainless steel 316
Dimensions (Maximum) (Length x Diameter) 768 x 200 mm 768 x 200 mm 768 x 200 mm
Housing Diameter 134 mm 134 mm 140 mm
Weight in Air/Water Housing Assembly 14.3/5.3 kg 14.7/5.7 kg 15.5/6.0 kg
Transducer 3.2/2.7 kg 3.2/2.7 kg 3.3/2.8 kg
Cable (5 m) 2.7/1.4 kg 2.7/1.4 kg 2.7/1.4 kg
Sensors
Temperature (±0.1°C) Standard Standard Standard
Strain Gauge Pressure Sensor (±0.1%) Standard Standard Standard
High Precision Strain Gauge (±0.01%) Optional Optional Optional
Inclinometer (Tilt Sensor) Range ±90°, Accuracy: ±1° (Vertical Orientation) Standard Standard Standard
Sound Velocity Sensor ±0.02 m/s Accuracy Under Calibration Conditions Standard Standard Standard

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Engineered for Work-class ROVs