Base•X₂ SVP


Featuring integrated WiFi, this ideal sound velocity profiler for the shallow water hydrographic surveyor was designed with convenience and efficiency in mind.

Presenting the best profiler technology of today in a compact form, Base•X₂ retains the size of its popular predecessor, Base•X, while gaining embedded WiFi connectivity and GPS . With the swap of a single sensor head, Base•X₂ converts from an SVP to a CTD.

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Product Description

The latest generation of the popular shallow water sound velocity profiler Base•X presents the best profiler technology of today in a compact form. Available in 100 m and 500 m versions, Base•X₂ retains the size of its predecessor while gaining embedded WiFi connectivity and GPS. Data is automatically downloaded and processed into desired manufacturer formats, saving valuable time for the operator.

Designed for profiling in coastal waters, this two sensor-port profiler is optimal for hand deployments from small boats, launches, and survey vessels. Like all other X•Series instruments, Base•X₂ uses Xchange™ field-swappable sensors and converts from an SVP to a CTD profiler with the switch of a single sensor head.

Product Info


Sensor Ports 2
Depth Rating 100 m, 500 m
Housing Material 100 m: Acetal, 500 m: Acetal
Sensor Cage Material Stainless Steel
Shackle Included
Communications RS-232, WiFi
Baud Rate 115200, 38400
GPS Integrated
Power Source External, Internally Rechargeable Battery
Data Output Logs to Memory, Real-time Output
Input Voltage 9-28 V
Length 390 mm (15.3″)
Diameter 69 mm (2.7″)
Weight in Air 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs)
Weight in Water 0.5 kg (1.1 lbs)
Product Info



Parameter Sound Velocity Pressure
Depth Rating 6000 m 50 m, 100 m, 200 m, 500 m, 1000 m, 2000 m, 4000 m, 5000 m, 6000 m
Range 1375-1625 m/s ᵃ, 1100-2000 m/s, 500-2000 m/s 0-50 dBar, 0-100 dBar, 0-200 dBar, 0-500 dBar, 0-1000 dBar, 0-2000 dBar, 0-4000 dBar, 0-5000 dBar, 0-6000 dBar
Response Time 20 ms, (sample duration 47 μs) 10 ms
Accuracy (+/-) 0.025 m/s ᵍ 0.05% FS
Precision (+/-) 0.006 m/s ᶠ 0.03% FS
Length 87 mm (3.44″) 73 mm (2.86″)
Diameter 32 mm (1.25″) 11 mm (0.45″)
Resolution 0.001 m/s 0.02% FS
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