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cNODE MiniS - Transponder


Kongsberg Maritimes cNODE MiniS transponders, are one of the most advanced HiPAP mini SSBL and LBL transponders in the market today. The cNODE MiniS covers an impressive range of features, as well as 500+ Cymbal digital acoustic channels.

The cNODE MiniS transponders are easy to utilise together with HiPAP, cPAP and μPAP systems in underwater positioning and are ideal for positioning of ROVs. The MiniS also operate with data telemetry, for example checking battery status, transmitting power level and measuring LBL baselines.

For towfish tracking application, models with in-built presseure sensor is also available.

Key features

  • Cymbal channels (500+)
  • Responder and transponder functionalities
  • Telemetry capabilities
  • SSBL positioning
  • LBL positioning
  • Range measurements between transponders
  • Down to 4000 metre depth rated
  • Various transducers available for a wide range of applications
  • Coated anodised aluminium housing
  • Internal rechargeable Li-Ion battery
  • On deck battery charger available
  • External Power; 24VDC (20 - 28V), 1A
  • External connector for configuration and software update
  • Transmitting power; Max, High, Low, Min (6 dB steps)
  • External on/off function
  • Internal tilt sensor ± 90°
  • Pressure relief valve (safety device)
  • Frequency band 21-31kHz
  • Operating temperature -5ºC to +55ºC

Operating battery lifetime

Quiescent battery lifetime 30 days
CYMBAL® (Low power, 1 sec update rate) > 2.5 days
CYMBAL® (Low power, 3 sec update rate - power save mode) > 7 days
FSK (High power, 3 sec update rate) > 4.5 days

Services and support

  • 24/7 Technical support

    Our 24/7 technical support team is there to help at any time, day or night, wherever your vessel is.

  • Conversions, retrofit and refit

    We understand the importance of having the right parts, available in the right place, at the right time.

  • Training

    Ensure that your crew is properly and thoroughly trained. This will reduce operational risk, downtime and maximise return on asset investment.

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