Kongsberg cNODE MiniS

Kongsberg Maritimes cNODE MiniS Transponder, the most advanced HiPAP mini SSBL and LBL transponder developed to date. The cNODE MiniS, with an impressive range of features, 500+ Cymbal digital acoustic channels and backwards compatibility, supersedes the Mini MST.

The cNODE MiniS transponders are the smallest members of the cNODE series. These are used with HiPAP, cPAP and μPAP systems in underwater positioning and are ideal for positioning of ROVs. The MiniS also operate with data telemetry.

Key features

  • Cymbal channels (500+)
  • HiPAP/HPR 400 channels
  • Responder and transponder functionalities
  • Telemetry capabilities
  • SSBL positioning
  • LBL positioning
  • Range measurements between transponders
  • 4000 metre depth rated
  • 180º omnidirectional beam
  • Coated Anodised aluminium housing
  • Internal rechargeable Li-Ion battery
  • On deck battery charger available
  • Takes charge from ROVs 24V
  • External Power; 24VDC (20 - 28V), 1A
  • External on/off function
  • Internal tilt sensor ± 90°
  • Pressure relief valve (safety device)
  • Frequency band 21-31kHz
  • Operating temperature -5ºC to +55ºC

Technical specifications

Depth rating 4000m
Range capability1000m
Beam width180º
Source level - max188 dB
Trigger level< 85 dB

Dimensions

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Dimensions (Length X Diameter)306 x 105mm
Weight in air / water4kg / 2.1kg