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Hydrophone AR0190XS



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Hydrophone AR0190XS 

This device is a small pre-amplified omnidirectional hydrophone suitable for a wide range of applications requiring working frequencies up to the ultrasonic range (170 kHz). It has been developed to fit where no much space is available such as AUVs. The AR0190XS comes from the GP family with modified electronics and mechanics.


• High sensitivity
• low self noise
• Ultra small, fits everywhere
• Working ultrasonic band up to 170 kHz
• Single or differential output
• Calibration input
• Ultra Low Power version (optional)
• Customizable in cable lenght and connector type

Technical specifications

• Working band: 15 –170.000 Hz

• High pass filter on preamplifier : Customizable (on demand)

• Differential output sensitivity: -169 dB re 1V/uPa @5kHz

• Single output sensitivity: -175 dB re 1V/uPa @5kHz

• Directivity : Spherical – Omnidirectional

• Max working depth : 1000 m Gain @5kHz: 30dB (single output), 36dB (balanced output) Equivalent input acoustic noise @5kHz: 41 dB re 1uPa / sqrtHz

• Input impedance: 10 MOhm

• Supply voltage range: 12 to 16 Vdc (also available in 3,3 Vdc version)

• Current consumption: 11mA @ 12 Vdc

• Output voltage swing: 9 Vpp (single output), 18Vpp (differential output)

• Weight in air: 160 gr

• Body construction: Stainless steel AISI 316 

Accessories and optional configurations

• Cable lenght and connector termination by choice

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Product sheet – Hydrophone AR0190XS