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Model 172 Series

Model 172 Series
  • 6 FREQUENCY OPTIONS
  • ROBUST NYLON HOUSING
  • FISHING, NAVIGATION & SURVEYING
  • HULL OR OVER-SIDE MOUNTING
  • LOW SIDE-LOBES

Available in a choice of six different frequencies, the 172 SERIES is designed to be compatible with a wide range of vertical depth finding echo-sounders. 

With seven tonpilz elements and internal matching transformer the 172 SERIES offers a high performance at a low cost. 

The high impact strength nylon body provides a mechanically robust, corrosion free transducer suitable for tank, hull or over-side mounting. 

The 172 SERIES is available with or without acoustic calibration which is traceable to National Standards. Transducer impedance can be adjusted to suit customers specification.

Technical Specification

Resonant Frequency (Nominal)
  • 33 kHz (Other frequency options available, download datasheet)
Beam Pattern
  • Conical: Angle - frequency dependant
Beam Angle (-3db)
  • 16.5 Degrees Conical
Bandwidth
  • 3.5 kHz
Transmit Sensitivity
  • 168 dB re 1μPa/V @ 1m
Receive Sensitivity
  • -175 dB re 1V/μPa
Nominal Impedance
  • 100 Ohms
Transmit Voltage / Duty Cycle (Max)
  • 325 Vrms @ 10%

Mechanical Specification

Operating Temperature
  • -5 to +40 °C
Storage Temperature
  • -40 to +80 °C
Cable Type
  • Ø12mm Polyurethane Jacket, Screened Twisted Pair
Operating Depth
  • 300m Standard
Cable Length
  • 10 metres standard
  • (Additional lengths supplied to order)
Weight Air/Water (including 10m cable)
  • 7.3 kg / 2.1 kg
Connector
  • Not fitted as standard
  • (Optional Customer Specific)

Our Company

Formed in 1990, Neptune Sonar is now a leading company in underwater transducer technology, offering one of the world's largest and most comprehensive range of undersea defence and commercial transducers.

Based in the UK, our research and manufacturing operation is located on a 25-acre site in East Yorkshire. With a 60,000 square metre trials lake and a floating calibration laboratory, the site provides an extensive range of facilities supporting every aspect of acoustic transducer development from modelling and design to final product acceptance.

Neptune Sonar Limited
Kelk Lake
Kelk
East Yorkshire
YO25 8HG

T: 01262 490234
E: sales@neptune-sonar.co.uk
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  • Hydrographic Survey Industry
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