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Fiomarine Fiobuoy Time/Date Underwater Retrieval System

Fiomarine Fiobuoy Time/Date Underwater Retrieval System

Description

The Fiomarine Time/Date Fiobuoy is a submersible buoy system that secures and retrieves underwater equipment with a pre-programmable release.

Features

  • Maintains a concealed underwater profile until it is retrieved
  • Incorporates a programmable release, marker, retrieval line and line storage
  • Simple and quick deployment, retrieval and redeployment
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The Time/Date Fiobuoy is an all-inclusive system designed to protect your data while improving the ease and efficiency of deployment and retrieval. It is also encoded with a six digit PIN, protecting it from unauthorized use. This underwater buoy is secured with your equipment on the seafloor, away from potential entanglements with passing vessels and other surface concerns. At the preprogrammed time and date, the buoy will release and unwind back to the surface for a quick recovery.

 

Designed as a complete underwater retrieval system, the Fiobuoy is ready for deployment from the moment it arrives. There is no need to source or fit separate components because it already incorporates a release, marker, retrieval line and line storage. Due to its unique spool design, it can be redeployed within minutes of retrieval.

Notable Specifications:

Buoyancy lift (seawater):  100m: 7.7 lbs; 200m: 17.6 lbs
Weight (without rope):  100m: 28.6 lbs; 200m: 33 lbs
Overall Diameter:  100m/200m: 16.1”
Overall Length: 100m: 13.8" 200m: 25.6"
Battery Pack: 6 VDC, 5 AH
Operating Temperature: 37°F to 122°F 

 

Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Time/Date Underwater Retrieval System 20-110-Z000-MI-C Fiobuoy TD100 time/date underwater retrieval system, 100m depth capacity & 120m rope capacity Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Time/Date Underwater Retrieval System 20-120-Z000-MI-C Fiobuoy TD200 time/date underwater retrieval system, 200m depth capacity & 250m rope capacity
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Rope 40-211-001 Fiobuoy 3-Strand 10mm diameter white rope, 1500kg, priced per meter Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Rope 40-212-001 Fiobuoy 3-Strand 10mm diameter yellow rope, 1500kg, priced per meter Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Rope 40-210-001 Fiobuoy Dyneema PE braid 10mm diameter rope, 5000kg, priced per meter Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Rope Splice/Fittings 40-550-102 Fiobuoy splicing/stainless steel thimble fitting for 3-Strand rope Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Rope Splice/Fittings 40-550-101 Fiobuoy Splicing/stainless steel thimble fitting for Dyneema rope Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Infrared Computer Interface Cable 25-240-101 Fiobuoy infrared computer interface cable Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy PSION WorkAbout Handheld Computer 25-210-101 Fiobuoy PSION WorkAbout handheld computer Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Winders 25-110-103 Fiobuoy mini winder, for 100m/200m depth capacity Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Winders 25-110-101 Fiobuoy deck winder, for 100m depth capacity Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Winders 25-110-102 Fiobuoy deck winder, for 100m/200m depth capacity Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Maintenance Tool 25-510-102 Fiobuoy maintenance tool Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Maintenance Kit 25-522-101 Fiobuoy TD100 maintenance kit, includes 6VDC battery pack & (1) O-ring Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Fiomarine Fiobuoy Maintenance Kit 25-522-102 Fiobuoy TD200 maintenance kit, includes 6VDC battery pack & (2) O-rings Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Questions & Answers

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How does the Fiobuoy prevent rope from knotting?
The Fiobuoy is specifically designed to prevent rope entanglement. The spool structure allows the rope to unwind naturally (rewinding is just as easy). Instead of having to struggle with a rope canister and the potential entanglements it can cause, winding the rope on a spool is quick, simple and ensures that the rope won’t knot up.
How deep can I deploy my instruments with the Fiobuoy?
Fiomarine makes two models lengths for the Fiobuoy. The TD100 is rated to a depth of 100 m when using 10 mm diameter rope, and the TD200 can be deployed to 200 m. If you use thinner rope, a greater length can be used. The TD100 can fit a maximum of 120 m of 10mm rope (and the TD200 can accommodate 250m), but the excess should remain to allow for tidal changes and currents to ensure the Fiobuoy reaches the surface.
Does the Fiobuoy work in freshwater?
Yes, the Fiobuoy can operate in both freshwater and saltwater applications.
What kind of battery does the Fiobuoy need?
The Fiobuoy uses alkaline batteries, which can last 3-12 months depending on the model and usage patterns. The 200m model can accommodate a second battery pack for longer deployments.

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