Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

The MARS Ocean Observatory Testbed

How to Interface

The MARS Science Port Wiring on the Node -- standard interface

The following information details work-in-progress and is specific to MARS.

The science interface to the MARS electronics and power is through an Ocean Design, Inc. Wet Mate 12-way Flying ROV Plug connector. These can be purchased from Ocean Design, Inc.) and configured to suit the user's need. Connectivity or throughput must be as shown below for an instrument to connect to the MARS node.


12-way connector wiring:

TBD

1

TBD

2

RX+

3

RX-

4

1PPS+

5

1PPS-

6

TX+

7

TX-

8

400VDC+

9

400VDC-

10

48VDC+

11

48VDC-

12



The MARS science port wiring on the node:

For additional information, contact marsoandm@mbari.org

Last updated: Oct. 08, 2009