CB-450 Data Buoy

The CB-450 data buoy is ideally suited for dredge turbidity monitoring, temperature profiling, dissolved oxygen monitoring, limnology research, and weather monitoring on inland lakes

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Versatile

The CB-450 is light enough to be deployed from most small boats, yet it offers adequate power and charging for rigorous instrument sampling and data transmission.

Self-Powered

Three integrated 13-watt solar panels are angled and evenly spaced around the buoy to capture sunlight from any direction and provide adequate battery charging.

Data Well

A 10-inch diameter by 18-inch tall data well provides a watertight housing for batteries, data loggers, sensors, and other hardware.

Connections

The data well lid provides pass-through connections for sensors, power, venting, and more. When integrated with the optional NexSens data logger and connectorized lid, the system is truly plug-and-play.

Top-to-Bottom Ports

Three 4-inch pass-through ports allow for sensors to be mounted underwater while securely routing the cable. Instrument deployment pipes and custom sensor mounts attach to 4-inch NPT bottom threads.

Solar Beacon

The optional solar marine light has a one to three nautical mile range and securely mounts to the buoy top plate for maximum visibility.

Data Logging

The data well lid is pre-configured to accommodate the NexSens data logger. Alternatively, 3rd party data loggers can be housed inside the data well.

Wireless Communications

Waterproof telemetry modules securely mount to the buoy top plate. Communication options include radio-to-shore, cellular and Iridium satellite.

Built to Last

Constructed of cross-linked polyethylene foam with a heavy polymer skin and an indestructible stainless steel frame, the CB-450 is designed for years of service.

Accessories


ImageProduct TitleProduct Description
NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery HarnessesNexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery HarnessesBattery harness with integrated solar regulator & (1) 28 A-Hr battery
NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery HarnessesNexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Battery HarnessesBattery harness with integrated solar regulator & (2) 28 A-Hr batteries
X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerX2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerThe X2-CB includes all the features of the flagship X2 data logger in a lid-mounted package designed for integration on CB-Series data buoys.
NexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerNexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerX2-CB buoy-mounted data logger with Verizon 4G LTE cellular telemetry
NexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerNexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerX2-CB buoy-mounted data logger with AT&T 4G LTE cellular telemetry
NexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerNexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerX2-CB buoy-mounted data logger with Iridium satellite telemetry
NexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerNexSens X2-CB Buoy-Mounted Data LoggerX2-CB buoy-mounted data logger with 900 MHz radio telemetry
NexSens M550 1-3NM Solar Marine LightNexSens M550 1-3NM Solar Marine LightNexSens M550 solar marine lights are designed for mounting to the CB-Series data buoys per USCG requirements.
NexSens Deployment Pipe AssembliesNexSens Deployment Pipe AssembliesDeployment pipe assembly with stop bolt & threaded male adapter, 4
NexSens Buoy Cage Anti-Rotation CollarNexSens Buoy Cage Anti-Rotation CollarThe CB-CCA cage anti-rotation collar securely connects an instrument cage to the frame of a CB-Series data buoy system and prevents rotation or loosening of the cage.
NexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Ballast WeightNexSens CB-Series Data Buoy Ballast WeightStainless steel data buoy ballast weight, 25 lb.
NexSens CB-Series Buoy Zinc AnodeNexSens CB-Series Buoy Zinc AnodeNexSens sacrificial zinc anodes are recommended on CB-Series data buoys as cathodic protection in saltwater environments.
NexSens Lufft WS-Series Weather Sensor Buoy MountNexSens Lufft WS-Series Weather Sensor Buoy MountLufft WS-Series weather sensor mount for CB-Series data buoys
NexSens Airmar WX-Series Weather Sensor Buoy MountNexSens Airmar WX-Series Weather Sensor Buoy MountSecurely install Airmar WX-Series weather sensors to CB-Series data buoys using the CB-WX-M mount.
NexSens CB-150/CB-450 Instrument Offset MountNexSens CB-150/CB-450 Instrument Offset MountThe NexSens Instrument Offset Mount extends the top mounting plate for attachment of sensors, beacons and other topside hardware to the solar panel array of a CB-150 or CB-450 data buoy.
NexSens CB-Series Battery Float Charger KitNexSens CB-Series Battery Float Charger KitThe CB-PW-AC-60W is an AC power adapter designed to charge up to CB-A05-X batteries inside a CB-Series data buoy without removing the data well lid.
NexSens UW Sensor Bulkhead Connector AssemblyNexSens UW Sensor Bulkhead Connector AssemblyThe UW bulkhead connector assembly allows temperature strings and other sensors with UW connectors to be integrated with 3rd party enclosures.
NexSens RF Bulkhead Connector AssemblyNexSens RF Bulkhead Connector AssemblyThe RF bulkhead connector assembly allows 3rd party modems to be integrated inside CB-Series buoy data wells.
NexSens UW-PRV Pressure Relief ValveNexSens UW-PRV Pressure Relief ValveThe UW-PRV is a 10 PSI pressure relief valve designed as an optional accessory for CB-Series data buoys when there's a potential for full buoy submersion.
NexSens SVS-603 Wave SensorNexSens SVS-603 Wave SensorThe SVS-603 Wave Sensor is a highly accurate MEMS-based sensor that reports heading, wave height, wave period and wave direction via RS-232 or logs to its on-board data logger.