LinkQuest Underwater Acoustic Modems

UWM2000 Specifications

 

RS-232 data rate: 9600 bits/second
Payload data rate: 6600 bits/second
Acoustic link: 17.8 kbits/second
Bit error rate: less than 10
Working range:

1500 meters (narrow beam)

1200 meters (omni-directional)

Maximum depth:

2000 or 4000 meters

Transmit mode power consumption:

2 or 8 Watts

Receive mode power consumption: 0.8 Watt
Sleep mode power consumption: 8 mW
Beam width of transducer: 70 degrees (narrow beam) or

210 degrees (omni-directional)

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: 249.7 mm
Housing diameter: 87.2 to 126.2 mm
Weight out of water: 4.8 kg
Weight in water: 2.6 kg
Optional Higher Data Rate 19,200 baud
Options: Data Fusion, Higher Transmit Power
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LinkQuest, Inc. 1999    Last Updated May 2004