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HydroScat Backscattering Sensor Family

HydroScat Optical Backscattering Sensor / Fluorometers

The HydroScat-2, HydroScat-2 Abyss, HydroScat-4 and HydroScat-6 are literally and figuratively the First Family of multi-wavelength optical backscattering sensors: not only the first in the world, but also preeminent in performance.

 

Measurements
 

 

Data Handling and Control
  • Internal data logging
  • Long-term autonomous operation
  • Real-time data output
  • Activate logging by magnetic switch, or software command

 

Batteries & Power
  • Internal rechargeable batteries standard
  • External 10 V to 15 V supply capability
  • External battery packs available

 

Software

 

Options
  • Choice of wavelengths
  • High-capacity, nonvolatile memory expansion up to 2 GB
  • Several depth ratings
  • Integrated anti-fouling shutter support
  • Copper anti-fouling face plates
  • Calibration fixture

 

HydroScat-2 Face View

HydroScat-2


The most economical HydroScat. Measure backscattering at 2 wavelength, plus fluorescence.

 
Deep HS2
HydroScat-2 Abyss


HydroScat-2 performance at 4 km depth.  Measure backscattering at 2 wavelengths, plus fluorescence.


HydroScat-4 Face View
HydroScat-4


Measure backscattering, or a combination of backscattering and fluorescence, at 4 wavelengths.


HydroScat-6 Face View

HydroScat-6


Measure 8 quantities: backscattering at 6 wavelengths, plus 2 fluorescence.

 
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