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Model 106 Lightweight Current Meter

Product Name:Model 106 Lightweight Current Meter
Product Description:The Model 106 Current Meter is a light weight, cost effective impeller current meter, designed for real time current measurement or short to medium term autonomous deployments. Titanium construction ensures durability, and the optional temperature and pressure sensors increase the versatility of the instrument. Ideal for use in rivers and coastal applications, or from small boats, the Model 106 is simple to use with either the Windows based PC software supplied, or an optional dedicated display unit.
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Field of Use:Ideal for use in rivers and coastal applications, or from small boats.
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Operating System:Windows
Dedicated software:Y
Power supply and communication 
Power supply (internal/external with specs):Internal: 1 x D cell. 1.5v alkaline cell gives approximately 30 days at 10 second sample rate, or 56 days at 5 minute sample rate. 3.6v Lithium cell gives approximately 90 days at 10 second sample rate, or 180 days at 5 minute sample rate. External: For external supply, 12-20v DC is required. Power can also be taken from the Model 8008 CDU.
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Output interface {eg. rs232}:RS232
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Physical Properties  
Weight in air [kg]:3
Weight in water [kg]:2
Width [cm]:5
Length [cm]:64
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Housing material:Titanium, acetal and ABS plastic
Sensor properties: current speed 
Type of sensor:High Impact Styrene Impeller
Range:0.03 to 5m/s
Accuracy:±1.5% of reading above 0.15m/s ±
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Additonal sensors:Flux gate compass, Temperature, Pressure
Data storage:512 Kbyte Solid State Memory
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  • Valeport

  • St. Peters Quay
  • TQ9 5EW Totnes
  • Devon
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland



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