R12K Acoustic Transponding Release
  • Battery voltage indication, including % remaining, available on command
  • Unit tilt measurement 0-180° (+/- 1%)
  • Positive confirmation of release status on command
  • Tested to fully rated 12,000 meter depth
R12K Acoustic Transponding Release
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R12K Acoustic Transponding Release Technical Specs

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Reliable to Full Ocean Depth

The model R12K Deep Sea Acoustic Transponding Release is the first product in our release line to benefit from a new electronics architecture. This new architecture provides new features and establishes the R12K as the most technologically sophisticated release in its class. Battery voltage and percent remaining indicators are complemented by a tilt accuracy indicated in one degree increments. With a positive indication of release status, operators have complete awareness of the condition of their releases.

Specification Description
DEPTH

Down to 12,000 meters

BATTERY LIFE

4 years

WEIGHT

In Air: 33 kg (70 lbs)

In Water: 25 kg (55 lbs)

ACOUSTIC SLANT RANGE

Up to 12 km (7.5 mi)

FREQUENCY

Frequency 9-14 kHz (broadband)

TRANSDUCER PATTERN

Omnidirectional from upper hemisphere

LIFT

4540 kg (5.0 tons)

LOAD

4540 kg (5.0 tons)

CONSTRUCTION

Stainless steel (17-4 PH)

TILT SENSOR

0-180° degrees in 1 percent increments

Asset deployment and recovery

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