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Multiplexer systems broaden ROV capabilities

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ABERDEEN, UK – Seatronics and Norwegian partner RTS are to supply six Gen 5 multiplexer systems to Bibby Remote Intervention.

According to Seatronics, Gen 5 provides a high level communication links and 850 W of power capacity subsea. It enables a complete survey spread to be run over one single mode fiber through the addition of a 110 V A.C. power supply from the ROV, including dual head multibeam echosounder, sidescan sonar, sub-bottom profiler, inertial navigation system, 2D real-time sonar, and up to three high-definition cameras.

Additional features are PPS timing subsea and diagnostics on each channel with a 3,000-m (9,842-ft) rated titanium bottle.

The first two systems are in operation onboard the Toisa Warrior where they are being employed to provide a 2.5 Gbps link per HD channel for a HD camera inspection of a caisson for Nexen UK.

3/19/2013

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