863 Digital Altimeter

The Imagenex Model 863 is a completely self-contained altimeter with a digital output.  It is mounted in a pressure proof housing with an underwater connector for use at depth.  The 863 Altimeter measures the range to the bottom or other large objects.  It requires only power and an RS-232 or RS-485 serial interface to an external device.

863 Digital Altimeter

Underwater Hardware Specifications

Frequency

330 kHz

Range

0.6 m – 30 m (2’ – 100’)

Transducer

Conical beam

Transducer Beam Width

10º

Transmit Pulse Length

100 microseconds

Range Resolution

20 mm

Min. Detectable Range

0.6 m (2')

Max. Operating Depth

1000 m 
(3000 m & 6000 m available)

Interface

RS-232 @ 4800 bps (RS-485 optional)

Connector

Four conductor, wet mateable (Subconn MCBH4M-AS)

Power Supply

22 – 32 VDC at 100 mA max.

Dimensions

89 mm (3.5”) diameter x 125 mm (4.93”) length

Weight in Air

1000 m unit:  1.2 kg (2.6 lbs)

Weight in Water

TBA

Materials

6061-T6 Aluminum & PVC

Finish

Anodized

Ordering Information

1000 m Unit

863-000-200

3000 m Unit

863-000-201

6000 m Unit

863-000-202

RS-485

Option               -007

863 Digital Altimeter

Features

  • NMEA 0183 Serial Output
  • Self contained
  • Low power
  • Compact size

Applications

  • Measure altitude of structures & objects
  • Measure range to other structures & objects
  • Monitor sedimentation or scouring
  • ROV, AUV, & UUV

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