NAUTA scientific

instruments for science

FarONE

A single sensor towable hydrophone, based on a custom version of the cost-effective Aquarian Audio sensors and preamps.
The FarONE includes 100m of tow cable, with polyurethane double sleeve, a 1m PVC flexible towed oil filled pipe, with the sensor and the custom tailored preamplifier and line driver.
On the dry side, on-board, a standard XLR 3-pin microphone plug, ready to be connected to any phantom powered microphone input.
Over 60kHz of bandwidth, with a high-pass filter tuned to cut off the hydrodynamic noise related to towing.
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It's Small, it stays in a bag;
it is ready to be deployed, no special power supply;
works great with any computer interface that provides a standard phantom power;
featured with a great cable-grip.
Price: under 2000€!! depending on the final configuration.
We have delivered several setups with a digital audio interface for computers, compatible with all the acquisition software running under windows.
We can make special versions of this setup. with up to two sensors in the same canister (60cm spacing).
Longer multisensor arrays, with kevlar reinforced tow cables, are also available with custom designs.
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