CB-650 Data Buoy
The CB-650 offers a compact platform with convenient tower mounting for met sensors, navigation lights, and radar reflectors.
The platform integrates three 30-watt solar panels on the tower with space for up to three 28 A-Hr batteries in the data well.
The stainless steel tower includes a top mounting plate for solar marine lights and radar reflectors. Mounts are also available for weather sensors, video cameras and other topside instruments.
A 10-inch diameter by 22-inch tall data well provides a watertight housing for batteries, data loggers, sensors, and other hardware.
The data well lid provides pass-through connections for sensors, power, venting, and more. When integrated with the optional NexSens X2-CB data logger, the system is truly plug-and-play.
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.
The optional solar marine light has a one to four nautical mile range and securely mounts to the buoy top plate for maximum visibility.
The X2-CB data logger replaces the standard pass-through data well lid for turnkey systems. Alternatively, 3rd party data loggers can be integrated by the user inside the data well.
Communication options using the X2-CB data logger include Wi-Fi, 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-650 is designed for years of service.
- Hull Outer Diameter: 38.0” (96.5cm)
- Hull Height: 22.0” (55.9cm)
- Data Well Inner Diameter: 10.3” (26.2cm)
- Data Well Height: 21.5" (54.6cm)
- Pass-Through Hole Diameter: 4.0" (10.2cm)
- Tower Height: 35.0” (88.9cm)
- Solar Panels: 3x 32-watts
- Weight: 215 lb (98kg)
- Net Buoyancy: 650 lb (295kg)
- Hull Material: Cross-linked polyethylene foam with polyurea coating & stainless steel deck
- Hardware Material: 316 stainless steel
- Mooring Attachments: 3x 3/4” eyenuts
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