NexSens EXO Sonde Bottom Platforms

The NexSens EXO sonde bottom platforms offer a turnkey solution for bottom deploying a YSI EXO multi-parameter water quality sonde.

Features

  • Integrated mooring clamp with hinged pin sized specifically for EXO sondes
  • Cage can be oriented with sensors upward or downward looking
  • Included float with 18 lb. buoyancy helps to keep platform upright
$1,695.00
Stock Check Availability  
  • (1) EXO sonde cage w/ accessories
  • (1) 3/4-10 Threaded rod assembly
  • (1) Trawl float w/ 18.5lb. Buoyancy
  • (1) 3/4” Slotted hex nut (Castle nut)
  • (2) 3/4” Flat washers
  • (2) 1/2” Shackles
  • (1) 1/2” Galvanized chain (Customized length)
  • (1) 35lb. Pyramid anchor
  • (1) Installation guide
Questions & Answers
Are mooring items needed in addition to the float?
It is generally recommended to add weight to the bottom ring for extra security.
Does the platform have the ability to be recognized above water? Like a marker buoy?
Yes, a mooring line with a marker buoy can be attached to alert recreators that monitoring equipment is below.
Can a data logger be used with this platform?
The EXO water quality sondes have an integrated data logger with battery pack for unattended monitoring with periodic data upload. If real-time data is required, we recommend cabling the sonde to a surface CB-Series data buoy with wireless transmitter.
Did you find what you were looking for?

Select Options

  Products 0 Item Selected
Image
Part #
Description
Price
Stock
Quantity
NexSens EXO Sonde Bottom Platforms
BP-EXO1
EXO1 sonde bottom platform with clamps
$1,695.00
Check Availability  
NexSens EXO Sonde Bottom Platforms
BP-EXO2
EXO2/EXO3 sonde bottom platform with clamps
$1,695.00
Check Availability  
  Accessories 0 Item Selected
Notice: At least 1 product is not available to purchase online
×
Multiple Products

have been added to your cart

There are items in your cart.

Cart Subtotal: $xxx.xx

Go to Checkout

In The News

Crystal Clear Problems: Impacts of Water Transparency in Aquatic Ecosystems

From crystal clear alpine lakes to muddy rivers and boggy swamps, water transparency is an easily observable water quality parameter to anyone who takes a few moments to peer into the (sometimes) murky depths. Water transparency varies dramatically based on the location of bodies of water among different watershed environments, but it can also change quickly due to a variety of internal and external factors. At Miami University (OH), the Global Change Limnology Lab explores the many ways that water transparency impacts aquatic ecosystems. Operational for nearly 20 years, the lab trains undergraduate and graduate students and has conducted work from the midwest Great Lakes to Alaska, South America and New Zealand.  The Global Change Limnology Lab, headed by Dr.

Read More

Onset HOBO RX3000 Remote Soil Monitoring Station

The Onset HOBO RX3000 Remote Monitoring Station is an environmental monitoring system that continuously logs data from compatible sensors that measure soil moisture, water level, temperature and various weather parameters. With numerous options for remote monitoring systems, Onset provides a Build-a-system configurator to help with ordering a system fit for any project’s needs. The configurator easily guides the user through the process of selecting different types of communication, power, sensor and other site-specific requirement selections when building their ideal system.  The RX3000 ships with mounting plates and hardware, rubber cable channels, rubber plugs, grease, grounding wire and U-bolts.

Read More

Lake Malawi: A Treasure to Protect

Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa and Lake Niassa) doubles as a Rift Valley Lake and one of the seven African Great Lakes. Due to its unique biodiversity, it’s a great place to conduct limnological studies. Harvey Bootsma is a professor for the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has had an interest in limnology ever since he was a kid. Bootsma fondly recalls summer vacations to Georgian Bay, Ontario, “I probably spent as much time in the water as I did out of it.” He continues, "I remember telling myself, ‘I’m going to get a job where I can stay here all the time.’” While Harvey didn’t end up working on Georgian Bay, he was offered a job working on Lake Malawi. He continued working there while completing his Ph.D.

Read More