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8242XS Acoustic Release Transponder

Product Name:8242XS Acoustic Release Transponder
Product Description:
Year of initial introduction :1990
Year of latest version:2016
Main applications:Deep water moorings
Field of Use:Deep water offshore moorings
Hardware/software requirements 
RAM memory [GB]:0
HD [GB]:0
Processor (CPU):0
Operating System:EdgeTech BACS
Dedicated software:Y
Dedicated hardware:Yes
Power Supply  
External power supply [V]:0
Battery type:Alkaline
Battery life [hr]:44000
Physical Properties  
Length [cm]:94
Diameter [cm]:13
Weight in air [kg]:36
Weight in water [kg]:28
Housing material:Ni Al Bronze
Operating properties 
Depth rating {m}:6000
Transmit frequency min. [Hz]:12000
Transmit frequency max. [Hz]:12000
All transmit frequencies [Hz]:12000
Receive frequency [Hz]:11000
Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 μPa @ 1 m):190
Receive Sensitivity (dB re 1μPa):80
Transducer Beamshape:omni
Safe Working Load (4:1) [Kg]:5443
Additional specifications 
Release Mechanism:spring driven rotary
Additional sensors:tilt
Electrical trigger:Y

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Supplier Information
  • Edgetech

  • 4 Little Brook Road
  • 02576 West Wareham
  • MA
  • United States of America



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