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Benthos AQ-18 Hydrophone

Manufacturer: Teledyne Benthos
Measurement Category: Acoustic Noise, Oceanographic
Operating Environment: Underwater

Communication Protocol: Voltage
Operating Mode: Free Streaming


The AQ-17 Is a molded hydrophone with 7 Hz - 10 kHz frequency response. Designed as a general purpose, preamplified hydrophone for scientifc research and noise monitoring. Features a higher sensitviity than AQ-17.

Sensor Measurements

  • Sound Pressure Level (Sound Pressure)

Measurement Specifications
Frequency response: 7 Hz to 10 kHz Nominal Sensitivity: -171 dB re 1V/uPa

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Teledyne Benthos also sells hydrophone elements. See website for more information.

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