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Nortek Aquadopp 3D Velo - Pressure - Temp - 23

Description

The driver will decode three velocities (E, N en Z), pressure, temperature, compass heading, pitch and roll.

It is assumed that the Aquadopp is outputting data at continuous rate and that the output format is according to the format description described below.

Driver Information

Driver Nortek - Aquadopp  Interface Type Serial Driver Class Type Counted
UTC Driver (question) No Input / Output Input Executable DrvAquadopp.exe 
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Decoding Notes

The time used for timetagging is the PC system time or PPS time.
The time in the datastring is ignored.
All the values decoded from the data are internally converted to SI units (meters, degrees, degrees Celsius).

Interfacing Notes

Type of cable wiring (one-way or two-way).

DB-25

Sensor

DB-9

COM

DB-25

COM

Pin 2

RXD

-----

Pin 3

TXD

Pin 2

TXD

Pin 3

TXD

-----

Pin 2

RXD

Pin 3

RXD

Pin 7

SG

-----

Pin 5

SG

Pin 7

SG

Database Setup

For decoding the 3D velocity, pressure and temperature, define a "miscellaneous system" and select driver "Nortek Aquadopp 3D Velo, Pressure, Temp". Add generic observations using the slot numbers below.

For decoding the compass heading, define a "gyro's and compasses system" and select the driver "Nortek Aquadopp Compass Heading".
For decoding the compass pitch and roll, define a "pitch, roll and heave system" and select driver "Nortek Aquadopp Compass R-P".
See the appropriate sections in this manual.