Sonardyne 8071 Wideband Sub-Mini (WSM) Transponder

Available as:
  • Rental
  • Sale (ex rental)

Sonardyne 8071 Wideband Sub-Mini (WSM) Transponder – Available for rental, hire and ex-rental purchase from Ashtead Technology.

The Sonardyne Type 8071 Wideband Sub-Mini (WSM) Transponder incorporates Sonardyne's new Wideband Technology and is designed for positioning ROVs and towfish in water depths up to 1,000 metres. The Type 8071 WSM also features an omni-directional transducer.

Sale Information
Ex-rental unit for sale - sold as seen. Contact us for information.

Key features

  • High power omni-directional transponder
  • Accoustic output comparable to the powerful Compatt transponders
  • Channel selection via serial data port by PC
  • Transponder or Responder operating modes
  • Long-life Ni-MH battery
  • Compact & rugged design
  • Windows-based software
  • On / Off switch

Technical specifications

Depth Rating:1,000 metres
Operating Frequency:MF (19-36KHz)
Operating Channels:All Sonardyne Wideband / Tone HPR 300 & 400 channels
Transducer Beamshape:Omni-Directional
Transmit Source Level:External Power: 190dB
Battery - High/Low Power: 188/185dB
Receive Sensitivity:High Gain: <100dB
Low Gain: <110dB
Power Supply:Long-life NiMH battery or 24V via ROV umbilical
Number of Replies:Unlimited with external power
Maximum Update Period:750ms
Quiescent Life:60 days
Mating Connector:Subconn MCIL5F
Mechanical Construction:Aluminium Alloy, Anodised


401mm(L) x 75mm (Dia)15.8(L) x 2.95"(Dia)"(In Air) 2.7Kg(In Air) 5.6Lbs
(In Water) 1.4Kg(In Water) 3.1Lbs