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Description:The SeaGuard RCM series is based on the SeaGuard data logger platform and the ZPulse Doppler Current Sensor.Modern computer technology combined with advanced digital signal processing provides accurate and detailed measurements with almost unlimited resolution.Optional parameters are available through a wide range of smart sensors that include temperature, pressure, conductivity, oxygen, wave and tide. The SeaGuard RCM series come in 300m, 3000m and 6000m depth ranges. 7000m and 10000m versions available on request.
Year of last update:2014
Length [m]:
Width [m]:0,139
Height [m]:0,356
Weight in air [kg]:7.6
Weight in water [kg]:2.0
Min. operating power [V]:6
Max. operating power [V]:14
Max. operating depth [m]:10000
Max. battery lifetime [days]:1095
True Bottom Tracking Capability:N
Max. speed of boat [km] :
Max. range to bottom [m]:
Doppler Current Profiler 
Center working frequency [kHz]:1900 and 2000
Max. typical profiling range [m]:
Number of beams:4
Nadir angle [deg]:90
Max. Number of cells per beam:1
Min. blanking distance [m]:0.4
Lost data at far boundary [%]:0
Max. ping rate [Hz]:25
Min. vertical resolution [m]:
Min. cell size [m]:1.5
Max. cell size [m]:2.5
Cell overlap [%]:
Max. velocity [m/s]:3
Speed dependent uncertainty: horizontal [%]:1
Speed independent uncertainty: horizontal [cm/s]:0.15
Speed dependent uncertainty: vertical [%]:
Speed independent uncertainty: vertical [cm/s]:
Surface reference capability:N
Surface current measurement:
Compensation for sound speed:Y
Single ping rejection of outliers :Y
Uncertainty of single ping horizontal velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:0.3
Uncertainty of single ping vertical velocity for default cell size [cm/sec]:
Standard Sensors 
Temperature: min [°C]:
Temperature: max. [°C]:
Temperature: uncertainty [°C]:
Tilt: max. [deg]:90
Tilt: uncertainty [deg]:1.5
Compass type :Solid State
Deployment method 
Moving vessel:N
Bottom mount:Y
Inline string mooring:Y
Data Buoy:Y
Marine structures:Y
Auxiliary Sensors 
Acoustic modem:Y
Relocation of transponder:Y
Wave direction:N
Speed of sound:
Other specifications 
Real-time interfacing:XML / RS232 / RS422
Min. external power [Voltage]:6
Max. external power [Voltage]:14
Max. cable length [m]:
Baudrate [kbit/s]:115200
External battery container:Y
Data acquisition software and processing software:Real Time Collector / SeaGuard Studio
Typical applications:Oceanographic research, survey and monitoring

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