MHK ISDB/Instruments/Sontek 16 MHz Micro Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter

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Sontek 16 MHz Micro Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter

Manufacturer: SonTek
Measurement Category: Oceanographic
Operating Environment: Underwater
Version(s): 16 MHz (Micro)
Mounting: Standard: Vertical orientation. Dependent on probe head.
Communication Protocol: RS-232, Voltage
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 12 - 24 VDC; 2.5-4 W operating power; 1 mW sleep
External Input: Lab models: Analog input for synchronization


The SonTek 16-MHz MicroADV (Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter). The higher acoustical frequency of 16 MHz makes the MicroADV the optimal instrument for laboratory work.

Instrument Measurements

  • 3D Velocity Point Measurement (Current)

Measurement Specifications
Sampling Rate: 0.1 to 50 Hz Sampling Volume: 0.09 cc Sampling Distance: 5 cm Resolution: 0.01 cm/s Velocity Ranges: 3, 10, 30, 100, 250 cm/s Max Depth: 60 m

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Standard cable 10m; 100 m available. Optional probe configuration available.

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