Please note that these products have been discontinued.
Simrad PI32 Catch monitoring system
Hydrophone Booster Unit
The PI HBU (Hydrophone Booster Unit) is a small and compact unit providing additional amplification of the signals from the PI hydrophone. It is connected between the hydrophone and the PI32
cabinet. The PI HBU is powered by a separate power supply.
Why use the PI HBU
The PI HBU (Hydrophone Booster Unit) will offer additional range capability to the PI32 system, and it will be more tolerant for noise.
When to use the PI HBU
The PI HBU (Hydrophone Booster Unit) is recommended if the reception of the PI system is cluttered with noise from interference, or with noise from other acoustic systems on the vessel, such as sonars, echo sounders or logs. The PI HBU
(Hydrophone Booster Unit) may also prove useful if you experience noise from the vessel propellers.
When not to use the PI HBU
For the majority of PI users experiencing adequate performance, and with no need to increase the range capability, the PI HBU (Hydrophone Booster Unit) will not be required.