Benthowave Instrument Inc.

BENTHOWAVE INSTRUMENT INC. Acoustic Transducer & System 

Transmitting and Receiving System with Analog Control of Receiving Gains

Specification

Transceiver BII-8084 BII-8085 BII-8086
Frequency Range: 600Hz to 100kHz 600Hz to 2MHz 600Hz to 70kHz
System Bandwidth:
(-3dB)
Limited by
SONAR Transducer
Impedance Matching Unit
Limited by
SONAR Transducer
Impedance Matching Unit
Limited by
SONAR Transducer
Impedance Matching Unit
Power Supply: 6A, +12 to +16VDC 8A, +12 to +35VDC (Linear Mode)
8A, +12 to +32VDC (Switching Mode)
7A, +12 to +48VDC
Size: LxWxD = 11"x10"x7"
or 0.28mx0.26mx0.18m
LxWxD = 11"x10"x7"
or 0.28mx0.26mx0.18m
LxWxD = 11"x10"x7"
or 0.28mx0.26mx0.18m
Weight: 3 kg 3 kg 5 kg
Transmitting      
Signal Type: Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK,
Pulse, Square Waveform, etc.
Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK,
Pulse, Square Waveform, etc.
Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK, etc.
Signal Level:
(Linear Mode)
2 Vpp 2 Vpp 2 Vpp
Signal Level:
(Switching Mode)
TTL/CMOS Level or ≤5Vpp TTL/CMOS Level or ≤5Vpp N/A
Connector: Female BNC Female BNC Female BNC
Signal Generator: Default: Not included
Sonar Signal Generation
Default: Not included
Sonar Signal Generation
Default: Not included
Sonar Signal Generation
Underwater Projector: SONAR Transducer
Not Included,
Order Separately
SONAR Transducer
Not Included,
Order Separately
SONAR Transducer
Not Included,
Order Separately
Transducer Connector: MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style
RMS Power Capability:
(Linear Mode)
54W@+16VDC Supply
42W@+14VDC Supply
32W@+12VDC Supply
45W@+12VDC Supply
102W@+24VDC Supply
176W@+35VDC Supply
200W@+48VDC Supply
138W@+36VDC Supply
78.2W@+24VDC Supply
19W@+12VDC Supply
RMS Power Capability:
(Switching Mode)
65W@+16VDC Supply
55W@+14VDC Supply
45W@+12VDC Supply
72W@+12VDC Supply
168W@+24VDC Supply
256W@+32VDC Supply
360W@+48VDC Supply
270W@+36VDC Supply
160W@+24VDC Supply
80W@+12VDC Supply
Receiving      
Signal Type: Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK, etc. Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK, etc. Pulsed SINE, Chirp, PSK, FSK, etc.
Bandpass Filtering: Built-in, 120dB/decade Built-in, 120dB/decade Built-in, 120dB/decade
Gain (dB): 0 to 80dB
0 to 80dB
0 to 80dB
Dynamic Range: 96 dB 96 dB 96 dB
Output: Waveform, AC Coupled
Single Ended
Waveform, AC Coupled
Single Ended
Waveform, AC Coupled
Single Ended
Gain Control Connector: MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style MIL-5015 style
Connector: Female BNC Female BNC Female BNC
Gain Control      
Signal: Analog, 0.4 to 2.4 Vdc
scaling: 40dB/V
Wires: Control Signal: White Wire;  COMMON: Black Wire
Gain vs. Control Voltage See Gain vs. Control Voltage graph below.
Miscellaneous  
Power Supply Connector: Dual Binding Post Terminal (Red and Black)
Red Terminal: +VDC Power Supply
Black Terminal: Common of Power supply and Grounding.
Warning: Black Terminal must be grounded firmly for safety.
Suggested DC Supply: Marine Battery, Automobile Battery, Fixed DC Linear Power Supply, Not Included
DO NOT use variable power supply whose maximum supply voltage is higher than the rated voltage.
DO NOT use switching mode DC power supply.
Accessories: 1. A mating connector for the cable of your transducer.
2. A mating connector with 1m cables for Gain Control (and the power supply of BII-8084).
Case: Portable, Waterproof, Light Weight, Durable, Highly Chemical Resistant
   
How to order:
BII-808X -f -G -B
BII-8080 Series Frequency
in kHz
Transducer Conductance
G in mS
Transducer Susceptance
B in mS
BII-808X /XXXX
BII-8080 Series BII Transducer Part Number
Example of Part Number Description
BII-8086-38-2.5-0.6 BII-8086, 38kHz operating frequency, driving transducer with Conductance of 2.5mS and Susceptance of 0.6mS.
BII-8086/BII-7565 BII-8086, Driving BII-7565 transducer.
BII-8086/BII-7565 BII-8086, Driving BII-7565 transducer.
BII-8086/BII-7516 BII-8086, Driving BII-7516 transducer.

Transducer Connector Assembly

If buyer orders a free hanging, flange mount or flush mount transducer, BII assembles the connector on transducer cable. Buyer dose not need to do any assembly.
If byer orders a thru-hole mount, bolt-fastening mount or end-face mount transducer, BII ships the transducer with wire leads and the mating connector to buyer. After installing the transducer on the mounting wall, buyer shall assemble the connector with transducer cable and solder the wire leads to the connector pins. Note: the size of the mating connector is bigger than mounting hole size of the transducer.

Mating Connector Wire Leads of Transducer
Pin A Shield
Pin B Black Wire
Pin C Red or White Wire

Gain vs. Control Signal (BII-8084, BII-8085, BII-8086)

Variable Gain Amplifier

Front Panel

Transmitting and Receiving System

Transmit: BNC Jack Power Supply: Dual Binding Posts
Receive: BNC Jack Fuse: 15A, 60VDC, 3AB, 3AG, 1/4" x 1-1/4"
Transducer: Circular Connector, Receptacle Gain Control/Selection: Circular Connector, Pin

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