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CONTROS HydroFlash O2

Product Name:CONTROS HydroFlash O2
Product Description:The CONTROS HydroFlash® O2 optode is a versatile subsea, shallow and deep-water oxygen sensor which can be used for autonomous deployments as well as integrated into sensor systems.
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Field of Use:The CONTROS HydroFlash® O2 is designed for a wide variety of deployment schemes and platforms including but not limited to AUVs, gliders, floats, water sampling rosettes, buoys, and moorings.
Sensor type:Oxygen
Hardware/software requirements 
RAM memory [GB]:2
HD [GB]:200
Operating System:Win 7 32 Bit.
Dedicated software:Y
Processor (CPU):Minimum: Dual Core
Software:CONTROS DETECT® incl. real time data visualization, setting of sensor parameters (e.g. measuring intervals, internal data logger settings, sleep mode function) supported by a mission planning tool and data download from internal logger
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Power supply min. [V]:6
Power supply max. [V]:32
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Output interface {eg. rs232}:RS-232C
Output format {eg. ascii}:ASCII
Physical Properties  
Weight in air [kg]:0.17
Weight in water [kg]:0.11
Width [m]:0.023
Length [m]:0.197
Min. operating temperature [°C] :5
Max. operating temperature [°C] :35
Max. operating depth [m]:6000
Mounting possibilities:In profiling and mooring frames. With a ROV or AUV installation package. Autonomous deployment with CONTROS HydroB® Flash (attachable battery) possible.
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Oxygen sensor type:The advanced, optical sensor is based on the principle of fluorescence quenching. Dissolved oxygen (O2 ) molecules diffuse into a membrane in which a fluorescent dye is embedded. Oxygen is capable of quenching this fluorescence by transferring the excitation energy from the dye to the O2 molecule. The sensor repeatedly excites the dye in the membrane and measures the intensity and phase shift of the fluorescence light. The more O2 is present in the water, the smaller is the measured fluorescence signal and the higher is the phase shift.
Response time [sec]:3
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Initial accuracy {±% of reading):1
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Distinguishable features:Highly efficient fluorescent dye embedded on a curved, solid substrate to enhance light yield. Very fast response time (t 63 < 3 s) combined with high stability and accuracy. Versatile - easy integration into almost every oceanographic measurement system and platform. Robust - can be used in water depths up to 6000 meters. Titanium housing with small dimensions. Very low power consumption. Programmable sleep mode extends battery lifetime during autonomous deployment. Comprehensive software for programming, data download and visualization included. Non-consumptive O2 measurement

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