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Product Name:rapidSV
Product Description:The Valeport rapidSV profiler has been developed for the fast collection of Sound Velocity Profiles, without compromising the quality of the data. The world’s most accurate Sound Velocity sensor with virtually instantaneous response time, data acquisition rates of up to 32Hz housed in a low drag housing result in the highest quality profiles at drop rates over 5 m/s
Diameter [mm]:50
Height [mm]:515
Weight in air [kg]:3
Weight in water [kg]:
End-cap height [mm]:
Material:Titanium housing, Aluminium-Bronze nose piece, polycarbonate & composite sensor components
Min. operating power [V]:
Max. operating power [V]:
Max power consumption [W]:
Battery type:1 x C cell, 1.5v alkaline or 3.6v lithium
Max. operation time on one battery [hr] :18
Max. operating depth [m]:2000
Max. pressure [bar]:200
Operating temperature: min. [°C]:-20
Operating temperature: max. [°C]:80
Sound Velocity 
Sample rate [Hz]:16 and 32
Range min. value [m/s]:1375
Range max. value [m/s]:1900
Sample duration [µ seconds]:
Sound Velocity Performance 
Resolution [m/s]:0.01
Precision [m/s]:
Accuracy [m/s]:0.02
Temperature, Depth and other sensors 
Temperature sensor:Optional
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 
Output data/formats:Ascii, RS232
Internal memory:Y
Internal Memory [MB]:500
Type of internal memory:Solid state non-volatile Flash memory capable of storing over 10 million lines of data.
Software solution:Y
Operation Characteristics 
Moving vessel profiling compatibility:Y
Accessories:Rapid SVLog software, manual and transit case. Tailpiece set for Teledyne Oceanscience RapidCAST system
Calibration procedure:Consult factory or via authorised third party calibration facility
Anti-fouling methods:Not required

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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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