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TRIAXYS Directional Wave & Current Buoy

Product Name:TRIAXYS Directional Wave & Current Buoy
Type:Moored buoy
Year of last update:2015
Year of introduction :1999
Length [m]:1
Width [m]:1.1
Height [m]:
Weight [kg]:230
Draft [m]:
Antenna/mast height [m]:
Hull material:Hull: Stainless steel
Structure Material:Dome: Impact resistant polycarbonate
Power Supply  
Battery type:4 @ 12 volt, 100 Amp hr/battery
Solar panels:Yes
Solar panels description:10 @ 6 Watt
Operation Characteristics 
Operating temperature: min. [°C]:-5
Operating temperature: max. [°C]:50
Deployment methods:
Min deployment depth [m]:10
Max deployment depth [m]:1000
Min weight of mooring:
Max weight of mooring :
Max wave conditions [m]:27
Anti-fouling systems:
Max operating time:
Water variables sensors 
Water depth:No
Max. depth rating of sensors :
Water temperature:Yes
Water salinity:No
Water turbidity:No
Chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM):No
Dissolved oxygen:No
Underwater radiance:No
Sound Velocity:No
Other sensors or additional information:
Wave and tide variables sensors 
Wave frequency:Yes
Wave height:Yes
Wave period:Yes
Wave direction:Yes
Current speed:Yes, Optional
Current direction:Yes, Optional
Other sensors or additional information:
Atmospheric and solar variables 
Air temperature:No
Air humidity:No
Barometric pressure:No
Wind speed:No
Wind direction:No
Solar radiation:No
Other sensors or additional information:
Positioning and navigation 
GPS sensor:Yes
Radar reflector:Yes
GPS description:A Skywave IDP-690 Inmarsat IsatData Pro satellite transceiver is used for GPS data, time synch, and back-up telemetry.
Navigation lights:Yes
Navigation lights description:Amber LED. Programmable IALA ODAS flash sequence with three miles visibility
Other sensors or additional information:
Communication and data 
Data logger description:The WatchMan500™ was designed with compatibility to any sensor, a modular design, low power requirements, and flexible I/O make the WatchMan500™ System Solution ideal for a large buoy operational network.
Web based control and tracking:Yes
Acoustic communication:No
Iridium/Satellite communication:Yes
Cellular comunication:Yes
UHF/VHF communication:Yes
Other sensors or additional information:
Type of mission planning software:AXYS Data Management System
Type of postprocessing software:AXYS Data Management System
Application and use 
Training facilities:Yes, optional
Main applications :safe and secure waterway navigation, offshore renewable energy, offshore construction, weather forecasting, and scientific research
Distinguishable features :The TRIAXYS™ with Currents Buoy measures both directional waves and a 3D water column profile of ocean currents in real time.

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Supplier Information

AXYS Technologies

  • 2045 Mills Road
  • V8L5X2 Sidney
  • British Columbia
  • Canada



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