NexSens CB-650 Data Buoy

The NexSens CB-650 Data Buoy is designed for deployment in lakes, rivers, coastal waters, harbors, estuaries and other freshwater or marine environments.

Features

  • Integrated 30-watt solar panels for 90-watts of solar charging
  • Three 4" diameter sensor holes with female NPT threads for sensor deployment
  • Topside plate supports solar marine light, weather stations, and other sensors
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NexSens CB-650 Data BuoyCB-650 Data buoy with polymer-coated foam hull & (3) 30-watt solar panels, 650 lb. buoyancy
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NexSens CB-650 Data Buoy
CB-650
Data buoy with polymer-coated foam hull & (3) 30-watt solar panels, 650 lb. buoyancy
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NexSens CB-A05 Data Buoy Battery Harnesses CB-A05-1 Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (1) 28 A-Hr battery
$795.00
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NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery Harnesses CB-A05-2 Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (2) 28 A-Hr batteries
$1,195.00
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NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery Harnesses CB-A05-3 Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (3) 28 A-Hr batteries
$1,795.00
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger X2-CBMC-C-VZ4G X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & Verizon 4G LTE cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger X2-CBMC-C-AT4G X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & AT&T 4G LTE cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger X2-CBMC-C-2G3G X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & 2G/3G cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger X2-CBMC-I X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & Iridium satellite telemetry
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NexSens M650H 4 Nautical Mile Solar Marine Light M650H-Y Solar marine light with 4 nautical mile range, 15 flashes per minute, yellow
$895.00
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NexSens CB-Series Buoy Radar Reflector CB-RR Radar reflector for CB-Series data buoys
$395.00
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NexSens CB-Series Buoy Zinc Anode CB-ZA Sacrificial zinc anode for CB-Series data buoys
$29.00
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NexSens CB-Series Battery Float Charger Kits CB-PW-AC-60W Battery float charger for CB-A05-X battery harness, UW 6-pin plug to AC adapter, 60W
$215.00
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NexSens UW Sensor Bulkhead Connector Assembly UW-BULK UW sensor bulkhead connector assembly with 1m flying lead cable
$145.00
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NexSens RF Bulkhead Connector Assembly RF-BULK RF bulkhead connector assembly, Type N female connector to SMA male connector
$195.00
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NexSens SVS-603 Wave Sensor SVS-603-UW Inertial wave sensor for wave height, period & direction. Housed in waterproof enclosure with UW plug connector for CB-Series data buoys
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NexSens Buoy Deployment Pipe Assemblies 914M Deployment pipe assembly with stop bolt & threaded male adapter, 4" schedule 80 PVC, 32" length
$195.00
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Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (1) 28 A-Hr battery
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$795.00
NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery Harnesses
CB-A05-2
Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (2) 28 A-Hr batteries
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$1,195.00
NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery Harnesses
CB-A05-3
Battery harness with integrated solar regulator & (3) 28 A-Hr batteries
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$1,795.00
X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & Verizon 4G LTE cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger
X2-CBMC-C-AT4G
X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & AT&T 4G LTE cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger
X2-CBMC-C-2G3G
X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & 2G/3G cellular telemetry
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NexSens X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger
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X2-CBMC buoy-mounted data logger with MCBH connectors & Iridium satellite telemetry
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Solar marine light with 4 nautical mile range, 15 flashes per minute, yellow
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$895.00
Radar reflector for CB-Series data buoys
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$395.00
Sacrificial zinc anode for CB-Series data buoys
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$29.00
NexSens CB-Series Battery Float Charger Kits
CB-PW-AC-60W
Battery float charger for CB-A05-X battery harness, UW 6-pin plug to AC adapter, 60W
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$215.00
UW sensor bulkhead connector assembly with 1m flying lead cable
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$145.00
RF bulkhead connector assembly, Type N female connector to SMA male connector
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$195.00
NexSens SVS-603 Wave Sensor
SVS-603-UW
Inertial wave sensor for wave height, period & direction. Housed in waterproof enclosure with UW plug connector for CB-Series data buoys
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NexSens Buoy Deployment Pipe Assemblies
914M
Deployment pipe assembly with stop bolt & threaded male adapter, 4" schedule 80 PVC, 32" length
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$195.00

The NexSens CB-650 Data Buoy is designed for deployment in lakes, rivers, coastal waters, harbors, estuaries and other freshwater or marine environments. The floating platform supports both topside and subsurface environmental monitoring sensors including weather stations, wave sensors, thermistor strings, multi-parameter sondes, Doppler current profilers and other monitoring instruments.

The buoy is constructed of an inner core of cross-linked polyethylene foam with a tough polyurea skin. A topside 40” tall stainless steel tower includes three 30-watt 12VDC unbreakable solar panels, and a center 10” ID x 21.5” tall data well accommodates batteries, data loggers, sensors, and more. Three 4” pass-through holes with female NPT bottom threads allow for quick connection of instrument deployment pipes and custom sensor mounts. The stainless steel frame supports both single point and multi-point moorings.

The CB-650 Data Buoy is optimized for use with NexSens data loggers. Wireless telemetry options include Wi-Fi, spread spectrum radio, cellular and Iridium satellite. Compatible digital and analog sensor interfaces include RS-232, RS-485, SDI-12, VDC, mA, and pulse count. The top of the instrument well includes 8 pass-through ports for power and sensor interface. Each port offers a UW receptacle with double O-ring seal for a reliable waterproof connection.

  • Hull Dimensions: 38" (96.52cm) outside diameter; 22" (55.88cm) tall
  • Tower Dimensions: 40” (101.60cm) tall, 7/8 tubular
  • Data Well Dimensions: 10.3” (26.16cm) inside diameter; 21.5” (54.61cm) tall
  • Weight: 215 lbs. (97.52 kg)
  • Buoyancy: 650 lbs. (294.84 kg)
  • Hull Material: Cross-linked polyethylene foam with polyurea coating & stainless steel deck
  • Tower/Hardware Material: 316 stainless steel
  • Mooring Attachments: 1 or 2 point, 3/4” eyenuts
  • Solar Power: (3) 30-watt 12 VDC solar panels
Questions & Answers
How are these buoys protected from impact by moving vessels in the open ocean?

An optional CB-RR radar reflector is available to make these buoys visible on radar screens.

Once deployed, are instruments accessible without pulling in the equipment?

Yes, there are 4" instrument holes with female NPT pipe threads that can secure a deployment pipe for multi-parameter sondes and other sensors to be accessed from the top of the buoy hull.

Can I use my own electronics on this platform?

Yes, the CB-150 and larger data buoys include a 10” diameter watertight data well for user-supplied electronics and batteries. The included pass-through data well lid includes gland fittings for running cables and providing a tight seal.

Can these buoys be deployed in saltwater applications?

Yes, the optional CB-ZA sacrificial zinc anode is recommended to be attached to both the buoy frame and instrument cage to mitigate corrosion in saltwater environments. All metal on the buoy is constructed with Type 316 Stainless Steel for optimal corrosion-resistance.

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