Cetacean Research Technology CR3
Linear Frequency Range (±3dB) [kHz]: 0.0004 to 180
Useable Frequency Range (+3/-20dB) [kHz]: 0.0001 to 240
(see † note)
Sensitivity [dB, re 1V/µPa]: -207
Preamplifier Gain [dB]: the preamplifier is not included in the hydrophone body
SPL Equiv. Self Noise at 1kHz [dB, re 1µPa]: 54
Power Requirement [Vdc]: no powering required
RMS Overload Acoustic Pressure [dB, re 1µPa]: N/A
Maximum Operating Depth [m]: 980
Operating Temperature Range [ºC]: -40 to 90††
Capacitance [nF]: 6.7
Dimensions [mm]: 50 L x 18 dia
Standard Coaxial Cable Length: 15 meters (longer cables on order)
Cable terminated with male BNC or mono phone plug connector
Battery / Connector box: power not required
Requires a preamplifier with 100M input impedance, such as the Reson VP1000 or Reson VP2000 preamplifiers.
If a preamplifier with 1M input impedance is used, then the low frequency -3dB point will be at 60Hz instead of 0.6Hz and the -20dB point will be at 6Hz instead of 0.1Hz.
††CR3 hydrophones are individually spot calibrated at the factory; calibration guaranteed between -5ºC and 30ºC.
- extra length ruggedized cable
- custom orders not listed above
- hydrophone may be used with either the optional Reson VP1000 or Reson VP2000 preamplifiers.