Teledyne RD Instruments Launches New “RioPro” Upgrade for Rio Grande ADCPs, Offers Discount to Existing Customers

RD Instruments
, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current
profiling and navigation innovations, has announced the launch of the
new upgrade for the widely popular Rio Grande 1200 kHz acoustic Doppler
current profiler (ADCP). Called “RioPro,” the upgrade offers current Rio
Grande 1200 kHz owners an upgrade path to incorporate enhancements
recently introduced in the RiverPro ADCP.

“Our goal is to provide an opportunity for the Rio Grande customer base
to take advantage of the technology advances featured in the new
RiverPro ADCP,” said Jim Rogers, director of the water resources product
line at Teledyne RDI. “Our new RioPro upgrade is an innovative step in
achieving this objective, while maintaining the high standards and
familiarity of the product our customers know and trust.”

Along with the standard features of the Rio Grande 1200 kHz ADCP, the
RioPro upgrade offers users the benefit of auto-adaptive sampling,
wireless Bluetooth communications, embedded GPS for geo-referencing, and
manual modes.

Additionally, Teledyne RDI is offering its Rio Grande 1200 kHz customers
a 10 percent upgrade discount for those who reserve the RioPro upgrade
within 60 days of this announcement. For more information, contact the
company’s sales department at

About Teledyne RD Instruments
As a global leader in acoustic
Doppler innovations used for current profiling and precision navigation, Teledyne
RD Instruments
was founded in 1982 and revolutionized the industry
through the development of the first acoustic Doppler current profiler
(ADCP). A part of the Teledyne
group, Teledyne RD Instruments continues to be an innovative
force in the industry by designing, improving and manufacturing
groundbreaking solutions used for current
profiling, wave measurement, and precision navigation
. With a staff
of more than 170 scientists, engineers, technicians, and sales and
support personnel, the company’s San Diego-based global headquarters is
an 80,000 square-foot ISO-9001:2008 facility that includes state-of-the
art engineering, laboratory, manufacturing, and test areas. For more
about Teledyne RD Instruments, visit
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Teledyne RD Instruments
Zak Pugh, 858-842-2724