The Acrobat™

Payload Data Communications

Payload Data Communications


Data Acquisition System with Real Time Display. (Click here for complete details.)

Sea Sciences’ model EPDM-4 or -6 Ethernet module provides all the DC power and data communications needed by payload sensors.

Topsides, any number of computers can be connected to the payload via LAN switch connections.

Specs for models

Ethernet Power and Data


External, DC Voltage: 72 VDC
Internal DC distribution: 5,12,24,72 or custom
power for payloads: up to 200 watts


data transmision: 2-wire 10/100 with data rate up to 50 Mbps
Serial to Ethernet channels: 2, 4 or 6
Serial interface: RS232 and 485 with baud to 256Kbps


Payload: SeaCon 24-pin Pie Connector
Tow cable: Subcon MCBH-10
Network: RJ-45 and RJ-11


 material : Hard coated AL, clear carbonate encaps
weight:  Air = 5 lbs (2.3), water = 2.5 lbs (1.14)
dimensions: 4.6” dia x 12” long (117×305)
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