Gaps M5: new cost-effective and export free USBL system
Gaps M5 is the latest addition in iXblue’s new USBL product range, the Gaps Series, developed by the Acoustic division. A new compact, export-free and omnidirectional USBL system offering accurate location, positioning and tracking of subsea assets, Gaps M5 joins the renown Gaps (now Gaps M7). Smaller, lighter and easy to install, Gaps M5 is ready-to-use and calibration-free and offers an accuracy better than 0.5% up to 995m operating range, making it free of export restrictions for fast and easy shipment.
1 . PERFORMANCE, OPERATIONS AND APPLICATIONS
1.1 How many targets can I track with Gaps M5 ?
Gaps M5 can track up to 40 targets and 10 with a common interrogation code.
1.2 In responder mode, how many beacons can be trigged simultaneously with the surface unit synch output?
Up to 10 beacons in responder mode.
- 1.1 How many targets can I track with Gaps M5 ?
2 .INTEGRATION AND MECHANICAL ASPECTS
2.1 How delicate is the hydrophone array when using it from a small vessel?
Gaps M5 has to be handle with care and never be let standing on its hydrophones. We advise to place protective caps (delivered with Gaps) to protect the 4 hydrophones.
- 2.1 How delicate is the hydrophone array when using it from a small vessel?
3.1 Which beacon can we use with Gaps M5? MT8? MT9?
Gaps M5 is compatible with all iXblue Medium Frequency range, Applied acoustics 1000 series and WB1 modulation (optional).
- 3.1 Which beacon can we use with Gaps M5? MT8? MT9?