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

September 22, 2015
By Business Wire News


Teledyne 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 Marine 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 and follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Teledyne RD Instruments
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