SonTek RiverSurveyor Power & Communications Modules

The RiverSurveyor Power & Communications Module (PCM) provides both battery power and 2.4 GHz radio communication from the S5/M9 to a customer supplied computer.

Features

  • Powered by (16) AA alkaline batteries
  • Includes 1m cable for connection to S5/M9
  • Optional differential or RTK GPS for collecting position data
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Radio Frequency: 2.4 GHz

  • Optional Bridge interface module will provide a Bluetooth interface between the 2.4 GHz radio in the PCM and a computer or tablet.

Batteries:

  • Type: Standard AA batteries1
  • Average duration: 8 hours of continuous operation (6 hours with RTK GPS enabled)

GPS Options:

  • SBAS GPS Horizontal Accuracy2: <1.0m
  • RTK GPS Horizontal Accuracy2: <0.02m ; Vertical Accuracy <0.04m2,3
  Range (Std.; 10 dBm)4 Range (High; 22dBm)4
Base to Rover 1000 m 3000 m
PC to Rover 450 m 1500 m
Bridge to Rover 200 m 400 m

 

1Standard AA batteries are defined as alkaline or NiMH rechargeables, with a diameter up to 14.5mm.
2
Depends on multipath environment, antenna selection, number of satellites in view, satellite geometry, and ionospheric activity.
3Requires absolute RTK solution. Only available with HydroSurveyor
4
High power may not be available in all countries; all ranges with default 2 dBi antenna and line-of-sight.

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