M3i Sounder Buoy Tuna Fishing

Device





Overview

Satellite buoy with 50 kHz echo sounder especially designed for tuna fishing with fish aggregating devices (FADs).

The sounder data transmitted via satellite by the buoy allows the skipper to check the presence or absence of fish beneath the FAD

 

Tech Spec & Features

  • Echo sounder : 50 KHz
  • Battery: Solar rechargeable batteries and backup alkaline pack. Without shipping restrictions.
  • Weight: 6.9 Kg.
  • Reserve of buoyancy: 6 litres.
  • Operating Temperature: 0 ºC to +40 ºC.
  • Dimensions: According to drawing

Features

  • Messages with information on: soundings, GPS position, water temperature and battery level.
  • Global coverage via Iridium.
  • Reception of messages via satellite through MSR-2 and/or email (Fleet, Iridium OpenPort, etc.).
  • Marine Instruments MSB+ Software for monitoring of the buoys, sending of telecommands, operating mode changing commands and sounding data.
  • Flat rate communications.
  • User-configurable
  • Different operation modes set up through telecommands
  • Flash light for night location
  • Unlimited battery life (solar panels and alkaline pack).
  • Robust design
  • Reduced dimensions and weight for cost-efficient shipping
  • Compatible with MaxSea, Catsat and OrbMap

The Platform

Resources

Brochures

M3i Sounder Buoy - Brochure (ENG) (PDF) - 2015

Accessories