MHK ISDB/Instruments/Pioneer Doppler Velocity Log

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Pioneer Doppler Velocity Log

Measurement Category: Location, Motion
Operating Environment: Underwater

Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 10.7 - 36 VDC, 0.4 A required current; 1.1 W base power
External Input: Inputs for Magnetic Compass, Pressure, Speed of sound, CTD, Echo Sounder, GPS, Temperature, and Heading pitch and role


The Pioneer DVL provides high quality navigation data to underwater platforms based on 600 kHZ and 300 kHz phased array technology. Features an open architecture design capable of communicating with other onboard sensors, such as pressure, GPS, CTD, Gyro and magnetic compass.

Instrument Measurements

  • Altitude (Position)
  • 3-Axis Position (Translation)
  • 3-Axis Velocity (Translation)
  • 3D Velocity Profile (Current)

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

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