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RTsys BA-SDA14 Acoustic Recorder

Manufacturer: RTsys
Measurement Category: Oceanographic, Motion, Location, Acoustic Noise, Animal Monitoring
Operating Environment: Above Water

Communication Protocol: WiFi
Operating Mode: Free Streaming, Polled, Stand Alone
Power Supply Type: Battery
Power Specification: Rechargeable Li-Ion 900 Wh capacity
External Input: 4 broadband hydrophone inputs


The BA-SDA14 is a WiFi equipped remote buoy platform for Acoustic Noise recording. Offers 4 broadband synchronized hydrophone inputs, GPS, and allows addition of sensors for synchronized data acquisition. Recordings can be streamed and controlled in real time up to 1.4 km form the buoy.

Instrument Measurements

  • Pressure (Water)
  • Temperature (Water)
  • 3-Axis Acceleration (Translation)
  • 3-Axis Angular Rate (Rotation)
  • Roll and Pitch (Orientation)
  • Geodetic Position (Position)
  • Sound Pressure Level (Sound Pressure)
  • Presence (Animal Detection)
  • Vocalization (Animal Detection)
  • Vocalization (Animal Identification)

Measurement Specifications
Acoustic Channels:
Accept frequency range: 3 Hz to 900 Hz

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Guides and Manuals

Product Web Page:

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Rtsys also produces RB-SDA14 with Radio link up to 10 km. May feature different specifications, but specifications are missing from online materials.

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