The SonTek RS5 - Robust Data from the World's Smallest ADCP!

Introducing the RS5 (, the latest addition to the award-winning RiverSurveyor® family of water discharge data collection instruments. The RS5 system fits in the palm of your hand and along with the custom-designed Hydroboard-II Micro, includes everything you need to make the fastest, high-quality measurement possible.

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The RS5 is a one-piece data collection powerhouse - all electronics, batteries and communication technology is housed in a single instrument. It also comes loaded with all of the advanced data collection capabilities, high-precision quality and flexible deployment options customers have grown used to over the years.

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The RS5 also includes SonTek’s proprietary SmartPulse+ which incorporates Broadband and Pulse-coherent acoustic processing methods. This algorithm automatically determines the best measurement methodology based on environmental conditions and adjusts instrument settings so the user doesn’t have to, ensuring the most accurate and user-friendly data collection possible. Take a look at the RS5 brochure and compare for yourself!