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The Model T216 is one of a group of underwater transducers available from Neptune that are designed for use in transponders, beacons, acoustic release mechanisms and data communication systems. 

This versatile transducer combines efficient broadband transmission and reception suited to tracking applications on underwater vehicles and range trials. 

The anodised aluminium base incorporates a threaded fastening and ‘O’ ring seal allowing simple and direct mounting onto equipment or pressure housings. Washer and nut provided. 

The T216 is available with or without acoustic calibration which is traceable to National Standards.

Technical Specification

Resonant Frequency (Nominal)
  • 60 kHz
Useful Frequency Range
  • 50 kHz to 70 kHz
Beam Pattern Horizontal
  • Omni ± 2 dB
Beam Pattern Vertical
  • Toroidal (See Graph)
Transmit Sensitivity
  • 140 dB re 1μPa/V @ 1m
Receive Sensitivity
  • -197 dB re 1V/μPa
Capacitance at 1 kHz (with 10m cable)
  • 5,000 pF
Transmit Voltage (Abs. Max)
  • 600 Vrms
Transmit Voltage / Duty Cycle (Max)
  • 600 Vrms @ 10%
  • 150 Vrms @ 100%

Mechanical Specification

Weight Air/Water (including 10m cable)
  • 0.12 kg / 0.07 kg
Operating Temperature
  • -5 to +40 °C
Storage Temperature
  • -40 to +80 °C
Cable Type
  • Ø4mm Polyvinyl Chloride Jacket, Screened Twisted Pair
Operating Depth
  • 1500m
Cable Length
  • 1m standard
  • (Additional lengths supplied to order)

Our Company

Formed in 1990, Neptune Sonar is now the leading company in underwater transducer technology, offering one of the world's largest and most comprehensive range of undersea defence and commercial transducers.

Based in the UK, our research and manufacturing operation is located on a 25-acre site in East Yorkshire. With a 60,000 square metre trials lake and a floating calibration laboratory, the site provides an extensive range of facilities supporting every aspect of acoustic transducer development from modelling and design to final product acceptance.

We also provide PZT components from our Zeus Piezoceramics facility in Hessle, East Yorkshire.

Neptune Sonar Limited
Kelk Lake
East Yorkshire
YO25 8HG

T: 01262 490234
E: sales@neptune-sonar.co.uk
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