Subsurface Satellite Mooring Beacon
Moorings at 5000m? No Problem

The Sable 5000 Subsurface Iridium Satellite Mooring Location Beacon continuously monitors for unplanned or accidental release of subsurface instrument moorings. Oceanographic and environmental instrument mooring professionals have greater control in instantly and accurately locating and recovering high value, free drifting assets at sea. When lost equipment just isn’t an option, only the Sable 5000 will do.

Key Features: 
  • Mooring Depth Rated to 5000 m
  • Real-Time GPS notifications upon surfacing
  • Bi-Directional Satellite Communication
  • Titanium Pressure Case
  • Proprietary Water Sense Circuit for Immediate Notification of Surfacing Event
  • Proprietary X-fire Dual Band Iridium/GPS antenna
Battery Supply(18) Alkaline C Cells
Voltage+13.5 volts nominal
Capacity20 Ampere-hours
Lifetime(3 years) 2 years subsurface followed by 1 year of 2000 outbound/inbound surface messages
Dimensions21.25" L x 2.9" Diam (544mm x 72 mm)
Weight4.77 kg (air), 2.57 kg (water)
MaterialTitanium (Grade 2)
Depth Rating5000 m
Operating Temperature-30 deg C to +60 deg C
Iridium Transceiver9602
Frequency1616 to 1626.5 MHz
AntennaXeos X-Fire (patent pending), Dual Band Iridium/GPS - Titantium and Delrin
GPS Receiver20 Channel Sirf III Chipset, -159 dBm Sensitivity

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