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Subsea navigation

DVL333 - 300 m copy

Bottom-track from 0.3 to 380 m range; 6000 m operational depth


The DVL500 is a universal Doppler Velocity Log that combines compact design with unprecedented functionality. It can fly higher in the water column and closer to the seabed than similar equipment. This 500 kHz Doppler Velocity Log is used by industry leaders in the subsea market because of its high accuracy and state-of-the-art technology.

  • Currents
  • Bottom track


  • Bottom track from 0.3-380 m range
  • Per-ping and per-beam data quality estimates
  • 6000 m operational depth


  • Highly accurate subsea surveys
  • AUVs with long missions or high accuracy requirements
  • Easy integration with leading inertial navigation systems (INS)


With the longest range of the Nortek DVL family, this 6000m rated survey-grade DVL is equipped for easy integration with leading INS systems to create a robust, reliable navigation system with maximized range. As with all of Nortek's DVLs, the DVL333 Compact is compatible with top control software including EIVA, Seebyte and Greensea.


Tested in demanding conditions in the Oslo fjord, the DVL333 Compact has a proven track record in areas of variable bathymetry and conditions. The water track feature provides a velocity backup if the bottom becomes out of range. The spectrum analyzer assures thorough system level integration.


The DVL333 Compact provides reliable navigation in the most demanding conditions across multiple platforms. The addition of simultaneous current profiles improves operational safety and allows opportunistic oceanographic data collection.

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Single ping std @ 3 m/s

0.5 cm/s

Long-term accuracy

±0.1% / ±0.1 cm/s

Minimum altitude

0.3 m

Maximum altitude

>380 m2)

Velocity resolution

Better than 0.01 mm/s

Maximum ping rate

8 Hz

Minimum accuracy

0.3% of measured value ± 0.3 cm/s

Minimum range

4.0 m

Minimum accuracy

0.3% of measured value ± 0.3 cm/s

Velocity resolution

0.1 cm/s


User-specified Nth ping

Maximum range

100 m


0.5 m

Cell size

0.5-4.0 m

Max # cells


Operating temperature

-4 to +40 °C

Storage temperature

-20 to +60 °C



EMC approval

IEC/EN 61000-6-2, 61000-6-3

Depth rating

6000 m


5.9 kg

Weight in water

3.1 kg


203 mm


ø186 mm

Frequency of operation

333 kHz

Beam width



4-beam Janus array convex transducer, 25° beam angle

Internal memory

16 GB / 64 GB optional

Frequency of operation

500 kHz


25% centered at transmit frequency

Serial (either serial or ethernet)

Configurable RS-232 or RS-422 Subconn connector, 8-pin male


10/100 Mbits Auto MDI-X. TCP/IP, UDP/IP, HTTP protocols. Fixed IP / DHCP client /Auto IP address assignment. UPnP and Nortek proprietary instrument discovery over Ethernet. IEEE1588/PTP and NTP for absolute time stamping. Multiple simultaneous data format transmission possible.

Data formats

Nortek proprietary w/ 1 ms time stamp accuracy, NMEA0183, Variants of PDx


Internal 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 Hz or Trigger In. Trigger option through command (Ethernet or serial) External TTL or 485 lines: (configurable Rising/Falling/Edges)


0.1% FS /precision better than 0.002% of full scale per sample


-4° to +40 °C ± 0.1 °C

DC input

12-48 V

Maximum continuous current

1.5 A

Average power

4.0 W*

  • Power based on 1 Hz sampling and altitude with greatest transmit pulse.

Standard models

POM and titanium housing

DVL 500 - 300m General Arrangement - NGA032-006 Rev.-

End User Declaration - Nortek DVL
Declaration of Conformity

DVL333 - 300m

4 beam head

Plastic housing, 300m

16 GB SD card data logger

64 GB

Pressure sensor 0-10 m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-20 m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-30 m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-50 m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-100 m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-200m, 0,1%

Pressure sensor 0-300m, 0,1%

Cable, 8 pin female ethernet AD2CP with RS485 trigger

Cable, 8 pin female serial AD2CP with RS485 trigger

Cable, 8 pin female ethernet AD2CP with TTL trigger

Cable, 8 pin female serial AD2CP with TTL trigger

Bottom track

Current profiles, 4 beams

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