DART® Design Characterstics/Specifications
SUMMARY OF DART II PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS/SPECIFICATIONS
Iridium uses a Motorola 9522 L-band trans- ceiver from NAL Research at 2400 baud.
GPS is a Leadtek model 9546 receiver
--- Fiberglass over foam.
--- Computer is 32-bit, 3.3 volt Motorola 68332
--- System electronics use 2560 watt-hour D-cell battery pack.
Mooring is 19 mm 8-strandplaited nylon line with rated breaking strength of 7100 kg.
Acoustic modems on tsunameter and buoy:
--- Benthos ATM-880 Telesonar with AT-421LF directional transducer.
--- Powered by 1800 watt-hour batteries.
--- Pressure sensor is a 0-10000 psi model 410K Digiquartz Paroscientific unit.
--- Tilt sensor is Geometrics 900-45 to determine orientation.
--- Uses Alkaline D-cell battery with 1560 watt-hour capacity.
--- Uses same computer as buoy.