Sonardyne 8124 DPT transponders

Available as:
  • Rental
  • Sale (ex rental)

Sonardyne 8124 DPT transponders – Available for rental, hire and ex-rental purchase from Ashtead Technology.

The 8124s are full sized transponders designed specifically for seabed deployment or large target tracking. Available in 3,000 metre rated omni-directional or directional transducers, DPTs are equipped with a simple On/Off switch, rugged spring assisted release mechanism, depth sensors and advanced power and gain controls if required.

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

Key features

  • 3,000 metre depth rating
  • Accepts external DC power
  • Easy to set-up and test using PC software, PTT or DTU

Technical specifications

Operating FrequencyMF (18 36kHz)
Transducer BeamshapeOmni-Directional (±120°)
Transmit Source Level (dB re 1µPa @ 1m)184-193dB (3 Levels)
Receive Sensivity (dB re 1µPa)90-125dB (4 Levels)
Relative Positioning Accuracy*±5cm
Number of Unique Addresses (Wideband)224
Number of Unique Addresses (Tone)All Sonardyne/Simrad
Battery Life (Listening, Disabled)833 days (Alkaline) 1390 days (Lithium)


1035mm x 135mm (L x Di)23.2kg (In Air) 11.4kg (In Water)