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RiverSurveyor M9

Product Name:RiverSurveyor M9
Description:The intuitive, multi-acoustic RiverSurveyor® offers the most robust and continuous shallow-to-deep discharge measurements available. It apportions the proper acoustics, pulse scheme, and cell size to get the highest definition possible so you can focus on the measurement - not setup.
Year of last update:2014
Length [m]:0.25
Width [m]:0.13
Height [m]:0.13
Weight in air [kg]:2.3
Weight in water [kg]:1.7
Min. operating power [V]:12
Max. operating power [V]:18
Max. operating depth [m]:50
Max. battery lifetime [days]:
True Bottom Tracking Capability:Y
Max. speed of boat [km] :40
Max. range to bottom [m]:80
Doppler Current Profiler 
Center working frequency [kHz]:1000 or 3000
Max. typical profiling range [m]:40
Number of beams:9
Nadir angle [deg]:25
Max. Number of cells per beam:128
Min. blanking distance [m]:0.06
Lost data at far boundary [%]:
Max. ping rate [Hz]:70
Min. vertical resolution [m]:0.02
Min. cell size [m]:0.02
Max. cell size [m]:4
Cell overlap [%]:50
Max. velocity [m/s]:20
Speed dependent uncertainty: horizontal [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: horizontal [cm/s]:
Speed dependent uncertainty: vertical [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: vertical [cm/s]:
Surface reference capability:Y
Surface current measurement:Y
Compensation for sound speed:Y
Single ping rejection of outliers :N
Uncertainty of single ping horizontal velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:
Uncertainty of single ping vertical velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:
Standard Sensors 
Temperature: min [°C]:-5
Temperature: max. [°C]:45
Temperature: uncertainty [°C]:0.1
Tilt: max. [deg]:60
Tilt: uncertainty [deg]:1
Compass type :Magnetic
Deployment method 
Moving vessel:Y
Bottom mount:N
Inline string mooring:N
Data Buoy:N
Marine structures:N
Auxiliary Sensors 
Acoustic modem:N
Relocation of transponder:N
Wave direction:N
Speed of sound:N
Other specifications 
Real-time interfacing:RS232
Min. external power [Voltage]:110
Max. external power [Voltage]:240
Max. cable length [m]:30
Baudrate [kbit/s]:
External battery container:Y
Data acquisition software and processing software:RiverSurveyor Live and RiverSurveyor Stationary
Typical applications:River velocity and discharge measurement; bathymetry

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  • SonTek

  • 9940 Summers Ridge Rd
  • 92121-3091 San Diego
  • California
  • United States of America



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