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Doppler Volume Sampler (DVS)

Product Name:Doppler Volume Sampler (DVS)
Year of last update:2006
Length [m]:0.7
Width [m]:0.1
Height [m]:0.1
Weight in air [kg]:8
Weight in water [kg]:3.5
Min. operating power [V]:11
Max. operating power [V]:28
Max. operating depth [m]:6000
Max. battery lifetime [days]:365
True Bottom Tracking Capability:N
Max. speed of boat [km] :
Max. range to bottom [m]:
Doppler Current Profiler 
Center working frequency [kHz]:
Max. typical profiling range [m]:5
Number of beams:4
Nadir angle [deg]:45
Max. Number of cells per beam:5
Min. blanking distance [m]:0.02
Lost data at far boundary [%]:20
Max. ping rate [Hz]:20
Min. vertical resolution [m]:0.03
Min. cell size [m]:0.03
Max. cell size [m]:5
Cell overlap [%]:25
Max. velocity [m/s]:6
Speed dependent uncertainty: horizontal [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: horizontal [cm/s]:0.05
Speed dependent uncertainty: vertical [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: vertical [cm/s]:0.5
Surface reference capability:N
Surface current measurement:N
Compensation for sound speed:Y
Single ping rejection of outliers :Y
Uncertainty of single ping horizontal velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:3.5
Uncertainty of single ping vertical velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:3.5
Standard Sensors 
Temperature: min [°C]:-5
Temperature: max. [°C]:35
Temperature: uncertainty [°C]:
Tilt: max. [deg]:70
Tilt: uncertainty [deg]:
Compass type :Magnetic
Deployment method 
Moving vessel:Y
Bottom mount:Y
Inline string mooring:Y
Data Buoy:Y
Marine structures:Y
Auxiliary Sensors 
Acoustic modem:N
Relocation of transponder:N
Wave direction:N
Speed of sound:N
Other specifications 
Real-time interfacing:RS232; RS422; Inductive Modem
Min. external power [Voltage]:11
Max. external power [Voltage]:28
Max. cable length [m]:6000
Baudrate [kbit/s]:1.2
External battery container:Y
Data acquisition software and processing software:DVS (PLAN); WINADCP
Typical applications:Physical & Biological Oceanography; Coastal Engineering; Fisheries; Ports; Offshore Energy (Oil & Renewables)

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