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Sonardyne HPT 3000: USBL tracking and communications transceiver

Crafted specifically for integration into a Mini-Ranger 2 system, the HPT 3000 stands as a portable and calibration-free USBL transceiver meticulously designed for tracking underwater vehicles, divers, and equipment across impressive ranges of up to 4,000m.

This high-performance device operates on Wideband 2 technology, making it an Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) tracking and telemetry transceiver of exceptional capabilities. Its compatibility extends to our range of 6G transponders, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance within your underwater tracking setup. The HPT 3000 is the epitome of precision and reliability for tracking and telemetry needs in challenging underwater environments.

Crafted specifically for integration into a Mini-Ranger 2 system, the HPT 3000 stands as a portable and calibration-free USBL transceiver meticulously designed for tracking underwater vehicles, divers, and equipment across impressive ranges of up to 4,000m.

This high-performance device operates on Wideband 2 technology, making it an Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) tracking and telemetry transceiver of exceptional capabilities. Its compatibility extends to our range of 6G transponders, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance within your underwater tracking setup. The HPT 3000 is the epitome of precision and reliability for tracking and telemetry needs in challenging underwater environments.

Crafted specifically for integration into a Mini-Ranger 2 system, the HPT 3000 stands as a portable and calibration-free USBL transceiver meticulously designed for tracking underwater vehicles, divers, and equipment across impressive ranges of up to 4,000m.

This high-performance device operates on Wideband 2 technology, making it an Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) tracking and telemetry transceiver of exceptional capabilities. Its compatibility extends to our range of 6G transponders, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance within your underwater tracking setup. The HPT 3000 is the epitome of precision and reliability for tracking and telemetry needs in challenging underwater environments.


Operational Frequency: MF (20–34 kHz)


Transceiver Performance:

Operating Range:

  • Restricted to 995 m with Mini Ranger 2 system (4000 m with extended range version)

Acoustic Cover:

  • Full 180°

Range Precision

  • Better than 15 mm

Positioning Repeatability External MRU

  • All transceivers tested to better than 0.2% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.14% 1 Sigma

Positioning Repeatability Internal Xsens Pitch and Roll

  • All transceivers tested to better than 1.3% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.9% 1 Sigma


Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m)

194 dB


Tone Equivalent Energy (TEE)

200 dB (3 JA)


Electrical

48 V dc (±10%), typical 15 W, maximum 120 W


Communication

Ethernet 100 Mbps


Operating Temperature

-5 to 40°C


Storage Temperature

-20 to 45°C


Mechanical Construction

Aluminium bronze


Dimensions (Height x Diameter)

310 x 234 mm


Weight in Air/Water

19.4/9.5 kg



Operational Frequency: MF (20–34 kHz)


Transceiver Performance:

Operating Range:

  • Restricted to 995 m with Mini Ranger 2 system (4000 m with extended range version)

Acoustic Cover:

  • Full 180°

Range Precision

  • Better than 15 mm

Positioning Repeatability External MRU

  • All transceivers tested to better than 0.2% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.14% 1 Sigma

Positioning Repeatability Internal Xsens Pitch and Roll

  • All transceivers tested to better than 1.3% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.9% 1 Sigma


Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m)

194 dB


Tone Equivalent Energy (TEE)

200 dB (3 JA)


Electrical

48 V dc (±10%), typical 15 W, maximum 120 W


Communication

Ethernet 100 Mbps


Operating Temperature

-5 to 40°C


Storage Temperature

-20 to 45°C


Mechanical Construction

Aluminium bronze


Dimensions (Height x Diameter)

310 x 234 mm


Weight in Air/Water

19.4/9.5 kg



Operational Frequency: MF (20–34 kHz)


Transceiver Performance:

Operating Range:

  • Restricted to 995 m with Mini Ranger 2 system (4000 m with extended range version)

Acoustic Cover:

  • Full 180°

Range Precision

  • Better than 15 mm

Positioning Repeatability External MRU

  • All transceivers tested to better than 0.2% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.14% 1 Sigma

Positioning Repeatability Internal Xsens Pitch and Roll

  • All transceivers tested to better than 1.3% of slant range 1 Drms / 0.9% 1 Sigma


Transmit Source Level (dB re 1 µPa @ 1 m)

194 dB


Tone Equivalent Energy (TEE)

200 dB (3 JA)


Electrical

48 V dc (±10%), typical 15 W, maximum 120 W


Communication

Ethernet 100 Mbps


Operating Temperature

-5 to 40°C


Storage Temperature

-20 to 45°C


Mechanical Construction

Aluminium bronze


Dimensions (Height x Diameter)

310 x 234 mm


Weight in Air/Water

19.4/9.5 kg


  • Use it with Mini-Ranger 2 USBL
  • Acoustically optimised for tracking targets in shallow water
  • Simple to install on all types of vessel including uncrewed
  • Ethernet comms for fast position updates
  • Excellent corrosion resistance


  • Use it with Mini-Ranger 2 USBL
  • Acoustically optimised for tracking targets in shallow water
  • Simple to install on all types of vessel including uncrewed
  • Ethernet comms for fast position updates
  • Excellent corrosion resistance


  • Use it with Mini-Ranger 2 USBL
  • Acoustically optimised for tracking targets in shallow water
  • Simple to install on all types of vessel including uncrewed
  • Ethernet comms for fast position updates
  • Excellent corrosion resistance


  • 1707938379_Sonardyne_8212_HPT3000.pdf

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