Comparison of Backpack Electrofishers
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|Conductivity Range||10 to 1500 µ/cm||10 to 1500 µS/cm||10 to 1500 µS/cm|
|Output Power||2000W||400W continuous, 24,750W peak||400W continuous, 39,600W peak|
|Output Voltage||50 to 950V in 11 steps (50, 100, 150, 250, 350, 450, 550, 650, 750, 950V)||50 to 990V in 11 steps (50 to 400V in 50V steps, 500V, 700V, 990V)||50 to 990V in 5V steps|
|Output Frequency||5 to 250Hz in 11 steps (5, 10, 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 130, 160, 200, 250Hz)||10 to 120Hz in 16 steps (10 to 50Hz in 5Hz steps, 50 to 120Hz in 10Hz steps)||1 to 120Hz in 5Hz steps, Gated burst up to 1000Hz|
|Timer||6 digit crystal controlled second counter||6 digit computer controlled seconds counter||0 to 999,999 seconds, resettable via menu|
|Metering||Mean current, Peak power, Battery voltage||Mean current, Peak output voltage, Average output power, Battery voltage, Battery current, Battery fuel gauge, Timer||Peak and average output current, Peak and average output voltage, Peak and average output power, Battery voltage, Battery current, Battery fuel gauge, Timer, Waveform settings, Error messages, Fault conditions|
|Overload Protection||Automatic electronic, and 30A safety fuse||Automatic electronic and 40A safety fuse, High output current, Output voltage out of regulation, Over temperature||Excessive peak current, average current or over-temperature will shutdown the unit before damage can occur. Resets automatically when condition is corrected|
|Safety Features||Emergency off switch - disables the unit, Red strobe light "Power On" alarm, Audible "Power On" alarm, Water immersion power off, Waterproof internal battery storage, Anode pole operator thumb switch, Electrode out of water shut off, Emergency shut-off switch on pulsator unit(E S O), Non-conductive, light-weight backpack frame, Military style quick release shoulder harness||Emergency shut off switch, Output active super-high brightness red LED, Output active audio alarm, Output off immersion sensor, Output off tilt sensor, High output current protection, Pole mounted output control switch, Electrode out-of-water shut down sensor, Non-conductive lightweight pack frame, Quick release harness||Output indicator
Tilt switch: Forward 50°, backward 40°, sideways 45° all ± 10°
Electrode out of water sensor
Electode pole switch
Emergency stop switch
Battery compartment interlock
Battery fuseable link
|Electrodes||Telescoping anode pole, Stainless steel trailing cathode||6 ft. 2-piece pole, 6 ft. 1-piece pole; 6 in., 11 in., 18 in. aluminum ring, 11 in. stainless steel ring; stainless steel trailing cathode||6 ft. 2-piece pole, 6 ft. 1-piece pole; 6 in., 11 in., 18 in. aluminum ring, 11 in. stainless steel ring; stainless steel trailing cathode|
|Battery||24V gel type (12V + 12V)||Choice of 24V batteries||Choice of 24V batteries|
|Size and Weight||Approximately 29 lb.||Height: 29.75 in.
Width: 13.75 in.
Depth: 13 in.
Weight: 16.55 lb. (7.5 kg) without battery or accessories
|Height: 27.5 in (69.9 cm)
Width: 14.5 in (36.9 cm)
Depth: 14.5 in (36.9 cm)
Weight: 20.35 lb. (9.23 kg) without battery or accessories
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|Specifications subject to change without notice.
HT-2000 data retrieved from http://www.halltechaquatic.com/backpack-electrofisher/37.html on April 9, 2012.