Designed for a seamless workflow. The new SWiFT Deep CTD is the latest in Valeport’s popular range of SWiFT profilers and delivers enhanced accuracy and versatility for those requiring CTD measurements to depths of 6000m.
Measured CTD with all the benefits of the SWiFT
The new SWiFT Deep CTD profiler provides survey-grade sensor technology coupled with the convenience of Bluetooth® wireless technology, rechargeable battery and an integral GNSS module to geo-locate each profile.
Ease of use is at the heart of the SWiFT range and the new SWiFT Deep CTD not only makes any problematic battery changes a thing of the past and delivers fully-automated data transfer with no user input required, it also features Valeport’s signature SWiFT magnetic switch ring. The switching ring is easy to operate even with cold hands, it simply turns through 90 degrees and reassuringly clicks into position. The end cap features user-friendly LED indications for operational status, GNSS, battery and Bluetooth® wireless technology.
Using Valeport’s world-leading high-accuracy sensor technology to combine sensors for multiple profiles in a single drop, the SWiFT Deep CTD features a new fast response temperature probe and operates down to 6000 m as standard, delivering directly measured Conductivity, Temperature and Depth. In addition, the SWiFT Deep CTD will provide computed Salinity, Density and Sound Velocity, calculated using the UNESCO international standard algorithm and Chen and Millero equation.
Download and review data with Valeport Ocean
Data can be easily and quickly downloaded and reviewed wirelessly, via Bluetooth®, using Valeport’s new Ocean software for Windows, iOS and Android and instantly shared, in industry standard data formats through email and cloud services. A USB Cable and Bluetooth adapter are provided.
With a deployment cage, large internal Lithium-ion rechargeable battery and the convenience of charging via USB, SWiFT Deep CTD is intended for hydrographic and offshore use to 6,000m and offers the highest quality CTD profiles in a compact, robust and portable
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6000 m rated housing (operation subject to pressure transducer fitted)
ø78 mm x Length 350 mm
3kg (in air) / kg (in water)
Communications (set up and data offload)
Bluetooth wireless technology
v4 - low energy
Internal rechargeable Li-ion battery pack
5 days continuous operation
Up to 30 days sample scenario dependant
Typically, 1 hour fast charge will give 12 hours operation
iOS and Android Valeport Ocean App for Bluetooth compatible mobile devices – instrument set up, data offload, display and translation to common data formats. Valeport’s Ocean PC software, with both USB cable and Bluetooth connectivity, for instrument setup, data extraction, display and translation to common data formats. Instruments and data time is sychronised to GNSS, UTC.
Instrument and data time is synchronised to GNSS, UTC
SWiFT Deep CTD Profiler
Titanium housing rated to 6000m
PC Bluetooth adapter
USB interface and charging cable 1.5 A charger
Valeport Ocean software
System transit case