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TRDI Sentinel ADCP

Measurement Category: Oceanographic
Operating Environment: Underwater
Version(s): Sensor Frequency (Range): 300 kHz (116 m), 600 kHz (51 m), 1.2 MHz (15 m)
Mounting: Upward looking.
Communication Protocol: RS-232, RS-422
Operating Mode: Free Streaming, Stand Alone
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 20-50 VDC, Internal Battery


SENTINEL is a self-contained ADCP with profiling ranges from 1 to 154m. Broadband signal processing provides the Sentinel with precision measurments with low power consumption. The lightweight and adaptable for deployment on buoys, boats, or mounted on the seafloor. Real-time data can be transmitted to shore via a cable link or acoustic modem, or data can be stored internally for short or long-term deployments. The Sentinel is easily upgraded to include pressure, bottom tracking, and/or directional wave measurement.

Instrument Measurements

  • 3D Velocity Profile (Current)
  • Temperature (Water)
  • Sea Surface Height (Tidal)
  • Heading (Orientation)
  • Roll and Pitch (Orientation)

Measurement Specifications
See spec sheet for additional sensor details. Feel free to update this field to include pertinent details.

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Guides and Manuals

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Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Pressure housing to 6000 ml. To measure waves via the Waves Array ( a firmware upgrade is needed. Third party Acoustic and Inductive modems available. Teledyne RDI software included.

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