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Jasco Ocean Sound Meter

Measurement Category: Acoustic Noise, Animal Monitoring
Operating Environment: Underwater

Communication Protocol: USB
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: Powered by USB (5 VDC, 500 mA); AC power adapter available


The Jasco Ocean Sound Meter is an over-the-side underwater sound level meter and acoustic recorder specifically designed for environmental noise assessment. Choice of hydrophone, connects to any computer, real time spectrogram and impulse detection, and audio playback. Based on the AMAR G3 platform

Instrument Measurements

  • Sound Pressure Level (Sound Pressure)
  • Presence (Animal Detection)
  • Vocalization (Animal Detection)
  • Vocalization (Animal Identification)

Measurement Specifications
Standard high sensitivity hydrophone:
Nominal sensitivity: 164 dBV re 1 Pa @ 1 kHz
Frequency response: 17 Hz to 150 kHz
Standard low sensitivity hydrophone:
Nominal sensitivity: -200 dBV re 1 uPa @ 1 kHz
Freqeuncy response: 17 Hz to 150 kHz

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

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