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The Preamp amplifies the return signal from an ultrasonic transducer to improve the signal-to-noise ratio for transmission over long cables. Simply put, the preamp helps to alleviate noise issues. Choose either a 15 m or 30 m preamp kit, depending on the length of your scanner's umbilical. The Preamp is compatible with MOTIX, STIX and ROTIX scanners.

Part ID: CXG040


Variable Gain

User-selectable gain settings of 30dB, 40dB, 50dB, and 60dB are available.

Environmental Sealing

The Preamp is dust-tight, watertight (not submersible) for wet environments.

Low Battery LED

When the power supply is low, a low battery light illuminates. 

9V Battery

The use of a standard 9V battery powers the Preamp. Any standard Alkaline or Rechargeable battery may be used.

Performance Specifications

Gain: Selectable (30dB, 40dB, 50dB, 60dB)

Bandwidth: 30 kHz to 30 MHz

Output Impedance: 50 Ω

Output Voltage: 4 Vpk-pk into 50 Ω Load

Battery Life: 8-12 Hours Continuous Use with Standard Alkaline 9V Battery

Kit Contents

Preamp with mounting bracket

Dual BNC male to 10-32 male 15 m (49.2 ft) or 30 m (98.5 ft)

LEMO 00 male to 10-32 male 0.6 m (2 ft)

LEMO 00 male to 10-32 female 0.6 m (2 ft)

LEMO 00 male to LEMO 00 male 0.6 m (2 ft)

9V battery (x2)

User manual

Rugged carrying case

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