Cable Fox ADCP Towing System for Cableways

The Cable Fox is the latest innovation in cableway traversing systems from Hydrological Services for performing discharge measurement using ADCP technology.The Cable Fox can operate on any existing cableway structure with an existing main cable without the need for any additional structure. The modular design of the Cable Fox allows a single user to assemble, operate and dismantle the unit in a quick & safe manner.

Main Features:

  • Variable traversing speed up to 0.6m/sec (2ft/sec)
  • Hoist attachment available (to adjust tether line to ADCP trimaran/board)
  • In built encoder for distance measurement across stream
  • Low power consumption
  • Auto retrieval Feature
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Cable Fox Motor Body:

  • Geared Motor 320W
  • Speed Drives carriage up to 0.6 m/s (2.00 ft/s)
  • Distance Measurement 0.01m (0.01 ft) resolution
  • Power Requirement 12V DC 18Ah battery (not included)

 

Hoist (Optional): 

  • Lifting Capacity 100 Kg (220 lbs)
  • Power Requirements Uses the above Cable Fox power (12V 18Ah) Separate internal 30A auto reset fuse
  • Cable Synthetic Rope 12.2m (40ft)

 

Wireless Remote Control: 

  • Controls
    • Raise / Lower Control + Battery Voltage monitoring
    • Forward / Reverse + Speed control
  • LCD
    • 16 char x 2 line with backlighting
    • Calculates horizontal distance
  • Radio Frequency
    • USA 902.5 to 914.5 MHz
    • AUS 915.5 to 927.5 MHz
    • (26 channels @ 1MHz spacing)
  • Operating Range 400m (1300 ft) line of sight
  • Indicators
    • LEDs for comms and fault indication
    • Sounder for low battery 
  • Power Source
    • 3 x NiMh 2.5Ah AA batteries with built-in charger (3 x AA Alkaline batteries in an emergency)
  • Dimensions
    • Cable Fox: 650mm (W) x 510mm (H) x 240mm (D) [(26“(W)x 20“(H)x10“(D)
    • Mass: 35Kg (77lb)
    • Hoist: 510mm (W) x 440mm (H) x 230mm (D) [(21“(W)x 18“(H)x9“(D)
    • Mass: 23Kg (51lb)

 

 

 

 

Transforming the Way we Measure
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November 2014
CABLEWAY INNOVATION  

Cableways are transforming the way we work and measure out in the field providing unprecedented flexibility and safety. Recent innovations have provided significant advances allowing cableways to operate in varied terrains and solving challenging problems.
Cable Fox ADCP Towing System
Cable Fox ADCP Towing System
CFX CABLE FOX
ADCP Positioning System
The Cable Fox is the latest innovation in portable cableway traversing systems from Hydrological Services America for performing discharge measurement using ADCP technology. The Cable Fox can operate on any existing cableway with a main cable in place. The modular design of the Cable Fox allows a single user to assemble, operate and dismantle the unit in a quick and safe manner.
One Man Operation
The modular design of the Cable Fox allows a single user to assemble, operate and dismantle the unit safely and quickly.

 Key Features:
*Portable
*Easy to set up
*Robust Construction
*Hoist Motor Available 
*Auto 'retrieve' feature
*LCD on hand control displays key measurements
 
I am very proud of our new Cable Fox and confident it will help you make faster, more accurate discharge measurements.

Sincerely,


Peter Ward
Founder/CEO
Hydrological Services America
In This Issue 
  • Cableways Innovation 
  • ADCP Towing System 
  • One Man Operation 
  • Cable Fox hits the road!
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Cable Fox           hits the road!
Call us today to find out where we'll be conducting field demonstrations of the Cable Fox in action. Call us at     ( 561) 459-4876 or email us at sales@hydrologicalusa.com
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