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Product Name:miniSVS
Product Description:miniSVS - still the most accurate sound velocity sensor in the world. Nothing else comes close. Our unique digital time of flight technology gives unmatched performance figures, with signal noise an order of magnitude better than any other sensor. The miniSVS is available in a selection of configurations and with optional pressure or temperature sensors. There are a variety of sizes to suit many applications.
Diameter [mm]:40
Height [mm]:218
Weight in air [kg]:1
Weight in water [kg]:
End-cap height [mm]:
Material:Titanium or acetal housing & bulkhead. Polycarbonate transducer window. Carbon composite sensor legs and titanium reflector plate.
Min. operating power [V]:8
Max. operating power [V]:30
Max power consumption [W]:0.20
Battery type:
Max. operation time on one battery [hr] :
Max. operating depth [m]:6000
Max. pressure [bar]:600
Operating temperature: min. [°C]:-20
Operating temperature: max. [°C]:80
Sound Velocity 
Sample rate [Hz]:1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 60
Range min. value [m/s]:1375
Range max. value [m/s]:1900
Sample duration [µ seconds]:
Sound Velocity Performance 
Resolution [m/s]:0.001
Precision [m/s]:
Accuracy [m/s]:0.017
Temperature, Depth and other sensors 
Temperature sensor:Y
Temperature resolution [°C]:0.001
Temperature measurement accuracy [°C]:0.01
Pressure sensor:Y
Pressure resolution [%]:0.001
Pressure measurement accuracy [%]:0.05
GPS sensor:N
Other sensors:
Data/Software specifications 
Connectors:RS232, RS485
Output data/formats:Unit has RS232 & RS485 output, selected by command code. RS232 data may be taken directly into a PC over cables up to 200m long, whereas RS485 is suitable for longer cables (up to 1000m) and allows for multiple addressed units on a single cable. Output data is transmitable.
Internal memory:N
Internal Memory [MB]:
Type of internal memory:
Software solution:Y
Operation Characteristics 
Moving vessel profiling compatibility:Y
Accessories:All systems supplied with operating manual and carry case. OEM units come with a test lead, housed units with a 0.5m pigtail.
Calibration procedure:Consult factory or via authorised third party calibration facility
Anti-fouling methods:

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Supplier Information
  • Valeport

  • St. Peters Quay
  • TQ9 5EW Totnes
  • Devon
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland



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