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Smart Digital Hydrophones by Ocean Sonics

Understanding ocean sound has never been easier

Ocean Sonics icListen Hydrophones are the world's first digital hydrophone, ideal for real-time listening and event detection, or as an acoustic recorder.  Internal processing capabilities save  time and provide the most accurate data possible, without the need for onerous gain settings. icListen hydrophones are easily deployed from smaller craft or unmanned vessels.  icListen is the most reliable and user-friendly hydrophone available.

Benefits of icListen Smart Hydrophone Technology
 
  • Automated real-time data processing

  • Detects events, so you collect just the data you want

  • Wide dynamic range eliminates the need for gain settings

  • Lowest noise floor of any digital hydrophone

  • Can be used as an acoustic data logger, digital hydrophone, or both

  • Versatile communication interface for real-time data acquisition - connect via cable, radio, GPS, or satellite

  • Scientifically defensible results based on calibrated acoustic data

  • Robust, reliable & accurate

  • Quickly and easily synchronize multiple hydrophones to create a multi-channel array with no signal cross-talk

Ocean Sonics RB9 icListen Hydrophone
 
R-Series icListen Hydrophones (Reson Sensor)
icListen RB9 - Most popular, general purpose hydrophone.  From environmental noise monitoring to pipeline leak detection this hydrophone can do it all​!
  • 900 m depth rating

  • Teledyne Reson sensor

  • Wide bandwidth range from 10 Hz to 200 kHz

 

Ultra-low noise with a wide dynamic range providing superior signal quality and stability over many years.    
Real-time data streaming to instantly hear, see, and record data for easy and quick decision-making. 
Detect low-frequency sounds from blue whales to humpbacks, up to high-frequency calls and clicks from dolphins, harbour porpoises, and even snapping shrimp.
Detect up to 5 unique acoustic event types per deployment.   
Self-synchronization, GPS sync, and Network Sync
Easily deployed in hydrophone arrays 
Easy configurations for battery and memory economy for short-term or long-term deployments.  

Applications:
  • Ocean Observation 

  • Marine Mammal Monitoring 

  • Pipeline Leak Detection 

  • Offshore Energy 

  • Vessel Noise 
     

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icListen RB9-X2 (Reduced Sensitivity)
  • 900 m depth rating

  • Teledyne Reson sensor

  • Low Frequency Cut-off: 1 Hz 

  • Bandwidth: 200 kHz 

  • Maximum Data Rate: 512 kS/s 

  • Minimum Data Rate: 1 kS/s 

  • Instrument Sensitivity: -210dB re 1 V/µPa

 

Ensure regulatory compliance for marine construction, pile driving, or explosives with the icListen RB9-X2 hydrophone. Designed specifically for loud marine environments.

Built to withstand harsh conditions in the field. Whether monitoring underwater construction (even with explosives!), or operating in extreme cold, the X2 can handle it.

A remarkable peak input level of 214 dB provides he ability to process extremely loud noise levels with no clipping. 

Simply connect, deploy in the water, and start monitoring

Wirelessly stream Sound Exposure Level (SEL) and Sound Pressure Level (SPL) data direct to your computer, and use Lucy software to track sound levels automatically in real time.

Applications:
  • Pile Driving

  • Marine Construction 

  • Explosive Monitoring 

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S-Series icListen Hydrophones
icListen S2C - 200m Depth Rating

​The industry’s most sensitive broadband digital hydrophone. This compact, all-in-one instrument processes data while streaming HD acoustic data in real time.

Use icListen as a digital hydrophone, acoustic recorder or both simultaneously. Collect ocean sound data accurately, easily and with confidence. Improve decision making and project success with real-time data. Ultra low-noise and wide dynamic range for high-quality signal quality and stability. Full bandwidth range from 10Hz to 200kHz.

Applications:
  • Marine Mammals

  • Marine Renewable Energy

  • Ocean Observation

  • Oil & Gas

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icListen S2C-X2  (Reduced Sensitivity) - 200m Depth Rating

​Engineered specifically for monitoring marine construction, pile driving, and underwater explosives. Make SEL measurements quickly and easily with the SC2-X2. Add Lucy Software and a Launch Box to display data in real-time and ensure regulatory compliance.

Applications:
  • Pile driving

  • Underwater blasting/explosives

  • Marine construction

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icListen SC35 - 3500m Depth Rating
icListen SC60 - 6000m Depth Rating

The industry’s most sensitive broadband digital hydrophone. This compact, all-in-one instrument processes data while streaming HD acoustic data in real time. Ocean Sonics SC35 and SC60 model hydrophone are 3500m and 6000M depth rated. These Smart Hydrophones are ultra low-noise and have a wide dynamic range for high-quality signal quality and stability. Full bandwidth range from 10Hz to 200kHz. Their titanium bodies and through pressure testing make them perfect for deep water deployments. Use icListen as a digital hydrophone, acoustic recorder or both simultaneously. Collect ocean sound data accurately, easily and with confidence. Improve decision making and project success with real-time data.

Applications:
  • Ocean Observation 

  • Marine Mammal Monitoring 

  • Pipeline Leak Detection 

  • Offshore Energy 

  • Vessel Noise 

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icListen SA9 Hydrophone - 900 Depth Rating
icListen SA35 Hydrophone - 3500 Depth Rating

icListen SA and SA(L) models are designed for low-frequency sound data collection. SA hydrophones come with all the features of the icListen SC, including spectral processing, event detection, PPS synchronization, and the powerful Web Server available on the Ethernet interface.  Play deep-ocean sounds from the icListen SA through your PC speakers using the Lucy software, in real-time.

This broadband hydrophone is completely digitized, with internal processing, simplifying data collection. Use the low-frequency hydrophones to classify bubbles and gases, monitor for earthquakes and tsunamis, and shipping noise.

Applications:
  • Ocean Observation 

  • Marine Mammal Monitoring 

  • Pipeline Leak Detection 

  • Offshore Energy 

  • Vessel Noise 

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HYDROPHONE ARRAYS
Connect Multiple Hydrophones to Form an Array and Gain Insights

Whether towed behind a ship or AUV, deployed as an autonomous tripod array, or installed vertically using a float collar or buoy, hydrophone arrays offer additional information such as source location. 

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Ocean Sonics Hydrophone Array Products

icLink Smart Hub 

Connects multiple hydrophones to the icLink, a self-contained mini-observatory with the ability to connect complementary sensors.

Subsea Tripod Array Structure

Create a static, autonomous array with the Ocean Sonics Subsea Tripod. The tripod can easily accommodate 4 hydrophones with perfect 1-metre separation..

Ocean Sonics Host Communication Interface HCI

Host Communication Interface - HCI

Control your smart hydrophone array quickly and easily from an on-land link. The Host Controller adds data processing and storage and can accommodate GPS sync, a radio link, or long-range Wi-Fi link.

Ocean Sonics Smart Cable for Hydrophone Arrays

Smart Cables

Quickly and easily synchronize and deploy a multi-hydrophone array with a Smart Cable. Simplify hydrophone connections by eliminating junction boxes and clutter of cables. The Smart Cable connects four hydrophones to a single input connector via embedded network electronics that look after the connection process.

 
HYDROPHONE ACCESSORIES
Ocean Sonics Hydrophone Deployment Accessories
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Float Collar

Control your smart hydrophone array quickly and easily from an on-land link. The Host Controller adds data processing and storage and can accommodate GPS sync, a radio link, or long-range Wi-Fi link.

In-line Mounting Frame

Stainless steel cage protects your hydrophone without impairing your data collection.  Simplify your underwater data collection with the In-line Hydrophone Frame.

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Launch Box - Deck Box w/WiFi and a Li ion Battery

Simplify your data collection with this water-resistant, buoyant deck box.  Provides WiFi capability, GPS time synchronization and extended power to your icListen hydrophone.  Transmits data wirelessly up to 100 meters.

Use with a single hydrophone or multi-hydrophone arrays.  The Li-Ion battery is small enough for no-hassle air freight while providing 100-watt hours of additional power. Weighing only 2kg, Launch Box is handheld and easily portable.

Extension Cables

Power/data cables available in various lengths and depth rated to 200m or heavy armored to 3500m

 
LUCY PROCESSING SOFTWARE
QUOTE REQUEST 
 
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Lucy Software -  Visualize and Interact with icListen Hydrophone Data

Lucy’s waterfall display allows users make accurate measurements from recorded and/or live data.  Provides real time SEL/SPL measurements for regulatory compliance

Simultaneously record data for simplified post processing and report writing.

 

Benefits of Lucy Software:
  • Connect to any icListen Smart Hydrophone and reconfigure the display to match the instruments features.

  • Control the data collection options on your icListen Smart Hydrophone

  • Gather real-time acoustic data from icListen and view in a waterfall display.

  • View waveform and waterfall at the same time.

  • View data more clearly by filtering data using Lucy’s noise cancelling tool.

  • Examine data libraries using Replay tools. Users on-shore can view data using the same software. Let them change the noise cancellation properties, or import data into a spreadsheet.

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Features:
  • FTP data retrieval/Unit updates.

  • RMS/pk-pk graph added for waveform data.

  • Accelerometer/Magnetometer data handling/interface.

  • icListen Trigger status display.

  • Sync status interface.

  • Density reference units.

  • Multiple efficiency improvements and bug fixes.

For a same-day quote, please use our email form.  
Or give us a call at 855-SUBSEA1 (855-782-7321)
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