Wirewalker

  • Wirewalker Underwater
  • Rendering
  • Wirewalker on shore
  • Wirewalker on dock
  • Wirewalker underwater close

Wave-powered profiling

RBR is pleased to offer the Del Mar Oceanographic (DMO) Wirewalker, a wave-powered profiling system where mechanical, sensing, and communication elements are all tightly integrated. The DMO Wirewalker can be configured using either the RBRconcerto³ or RBRmaestro³ instruments.

Using the RBRfermata battery canister, deployments can be extended by a factor of 40 and provide power for inductive telemetry to the surface.

  • Rapid Vertical Profiling – Powered by Ocean-waves
  • Standard 300m depth profiling – available up to 1000m
  • Deploy with any RBRconcerto³ or RBRmaestro³
  • Custom sensor configuration
  • Moored and drifting deployments possible
  • System designed for efficiency and ease-of-use
  • 6Hz profiling data to the surface
Wirewalker
Dimensions (profiler) ~1600(h) x 600(w) x 165mm(d)
Dimensions (buoy) ~900(h) x Ø740mm
Weight (profiler) ~22kg in air (empty)
Weight (buoy) ~16kg in air
Depth rating 1000m maximum
RBRcervello
Height (GSM/Iridium) ~820mm/~1030mm
Diameter ~235mm
Weight ~25kg including batteries
Power 2x alkaline D cell packs (1.2kWh total)
Maximum Channels 10
Positioning GPS
RBRfermata
Height 658mm
Diameter 140mm
Weight ~15kg (including batteries)
Power 56 alkaline D cell packs (arranged as 8 diode-isolated 12-V batteries)
Depth Rating 750m, 6000m, 10,000m
Capacity 1kWh (alkaline), temperature dependent
Material POM with SS-316 hardware

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