Replacing the Battery in a CB-Series Data Buoy

The 12V sealed lead acid batteries installed in the data well of CB-Series buoys may require replacement if their charge falls below ~10V or every 2-3 years as their integrity declines with age. This article highlights the basic steps required to replace the A05 12V 28 A-Hr battery commonly equipped in quantities of 1 to 3 on the […]

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Change Settings on a RV50 Modem using ACEmanager

All cellular modems that are used with a NexSens iSIC data logger or CB-series buoy must be configured with the proper settings to communicate and transmit data. While NexSens generally makes the required changes prior to shipping the modem, it may become necessary for a user to verify or change a setting. This can be accomplished […]

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MB-100/MB-100S Maintenance

System maintenance requires that the buoy is regularly visited for inspection and sensor calibrations. If solar panels are present, clean thoroughly as needed to optimize performance. Solar panels are made of glass and will break. Avoid dropping tools or impacting them with other objects. Post-Season Cleaning To decommission the buoy, first pull the sensor mooring […]

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MB-100 Safe Deployment

Personnel safety should be the number one priority when deploying a buoy. It is essential to use the proper equipment (work boat, lifting rig, etc.) to deploy any buoy system. Buoy systems are heavy and personnel can quickly become entangled with mooring lines and anchors. Safety and flotation gear should be worn at all times […]

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MB-100/MB-100S Deployment Configurations

This section contains only general information on the available mooring options. To develop an effective mooring strategy, a variety of application-specific criteria must be thoroughly reviewed prior to deployment. Adverse weather conditions, water level fluctuations, currents and wave action, debris loads, and other factors can cause entanglement of mooring lines, submersion of the buoy, and […]

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MB-100 Getting Started

The NexSens MB-100 data buoy ships fully assembled. Common accessories such as the SDL500 data logger and single point mooring hardware may require some user assembly. The buoy hood must be removed to get started. To do this, loosen and remove the three threaded nuts that secure the hood to the frame. Use the 3/16” […]

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MB-100/MB-100S What’s Included

MB-100 Components  Foam hull Stainless steel frame Mooring eye Protective foam hood (3) Threaded nuts to secure foam hood MB-100S Components Foam hull Stainless steel frame Mooring eye (3) 2.9Ahr batteries (3) 5W Solar Panels (3) Threaded nuts to secure solar assembly REV: 13C06

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Adding Devices to an Existing iChart Project File

1. To add a device to an existing project file, click Project | Setup Device Wizard. The Setup Device Wizard will appear.   2. Click Next. 3. In step 1 of the Setup Device Wizard, a new site may be added by entering a site name and clicking Add. If devices are being added to […]

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