LinkQuest Underwater Acoustic Modems

UWM1000 Specifications

RS-232 data rate: 9600 bits/second
Payload data rate: 7000 bits/second
Acoustic link: 17.8 k bits/second
Bit error rate: less than 10
Working range: 350 meters
Maximum depth: 200 meters
Transmit mode power consumption: 1 Watt (wide beam, narrow beam) or

2 Watts (omni-directional)

Receive mode power consumption: 0.75 Watt
Sleep mode power consumption: 8 mW
Beam width of transducer: 120 degrees (wide beam) or

210 degrees (omni-directional) or

70 degrees (narrow beam)

Operating Frequency: 26.77 to 44.62 kHz
RS-232 Configuration: 9600 baud, 1 start bit, 1 stop bit, no parity bit, and no flow control
RS-232 input data buffer: 900  kbytes
Voltage: 12 to 24 volts
Operating temperature: -5 to 45C
Storage temperature: -25 to 75C
Overall length: 235.7 mm
Housing diameter: 87.2 to 126.2 mm
Weight out of water: 4.2 kg
Weight in water: 2.3 kg
Optional Higher Data Rate: 19,200 baud
Options:  Data Fusion

LinkQuest, Inc. 1999    Last Updated April 2006