CB-50 Data Buoy
The CB-50 data buoy is an ultra-portable real-time system for short-term or seasonal monitoring of dredging projects, industrial spills, natural disasters, and other emergency response situations.
With an overall 18-inch diameter by 37.5-inch height, the CB-50 can be deployed quickly and easily from a small boat. Fully configured systems typically weigh around 50 lbs.
A removable topside foam tower protects the electronics, supports solar marine lights, and offers a convenient lifting point via (3) 5/8” eyenuts.
The 5.5” ID center hole is designed to securely house X2-SDL data loggers. Empty canisters are also available for user-supplied electronics.
The X2-SDL is configured with three sensor ports for connection to industry standard communication protocols including SDI-12, RS-485 and RS-232.
An optional instrument cage provides a secure mounting location for water quality sensors, multi-parameter sondes, depth sonar and more.
The optional solar marine light has a one to three nautical mile range and securely mounts to the buoy top plate for maximum visibility.
The CB-50 data buoy is designed to accommodate the X2-SDL submersible data logging system, which includes integrated power supply and optional wireless telemetry.
The X2-SDL data logger is available with radio-to-shore, cellular and Iridium satellite communications. An integrated antenna mounts securely beneath the tower.
Built to Last
Constructed of cross-linked polyethylene foam with a heavy polymer skin and an indestructible stainless steel frame, the CB-50 is designed for years of service.
- Hull Dimensions: 20" (50.80cm) outside diameter; 12" (30.48cm) tall
- Tower Dimensions: 13" (33.02cm) outside diameter; 10" (25.40cm) tall
- Center Hole Dimension: 5.5" (13.97cm) inside diameter
- Weight: 35 lbs. (no payload); 50 lbs. (with data logger & solar marine light)
- Buoyancy: 50 lbs.
- Hull Material: Cross-linked polyethylene foam with polyurea coating & stainless steel deck
- Hardware Material: 316 stainless steel
- Mooring Attachments: 1 point, 3/4" eyenut
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