MHK ISDB/Instruments/Nortek Signature

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Nortek Signature

Manufacturer: NortekUSA
Measurement Category: Oceanographic
Operating Environment: Underwater
Version(s): 500 Sensor Frequency (Range): 500 kHz (70 m profile range), 1000 Sensor Frequency (Range): 1.0 MHz (30 m profile range)
Mounting: Upward Looking, Downward Looking;
Communication Protocol: Ethernet, Internal Logging, RS-232, RS-422
Operating Mode: Free Streaming, Stand Alone
Power Supply Type: Battery, VDC
Power Specification: 12-48 VDC, Consumption dependant on application settings


The Signature 1000 and 500 are built on the entirely new AD2CP platform, Signature1000 and Signature500 are designed for unprecedented performance in high energy turbulent environments (faster sampling), while also giving users the freedom to employ two measurement schemes at one time.

Instrument Measurements

  • 3D Velocity Profile (Current)
  • Thickness (Ice)
  • Pressure (Water)
  • Temperature (Water)
  • Directional Spectra (Wave)
  • Non-Directional Spectra (Wave)
  • Wave Height (Wave)
  • Wave Statistics (Wave)

Measurement Specifications
See spec sheet for additonal sensor details.

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Data conversion to ASCII and MatLab format. Call for quote and additional information.

User Experience

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Nortek Signature: User Experience Report