SBE 26 Seagauge Wave & Tide Recorder - DISCONTINUED

The SBE 26 was discontinued in 2004. Order the SBE 26plus in its place.
The list below includes (as applicable) the current product brochure, manual, and quick guide; software manual(s); and application notes.

For older SBE 26 product manuals, organized by instrument firmware version, click here.

Title Type Publication Date PDF File
Field Service Bulletin 13: Jackscrew Replacements Field Service Bulletins Monday, March 8, 2010 FSB13.pdf
SBE 26 Manual Product Manual Thursday, September 8, 2011 26_017.pdf
AN02D: Instructions for Care and Cleaning of Conductivity Cells Application Notes Monday, June 13, 2016 appnote2DJun16.pdf
AN06: Determination of Sound Velocity from CTD Data Application Notes Tuesday, February 2, 2010 appnote06Aug04.pdf
AN08: Sea-Bird Universal Opto-isolated Junction Box Application Notes Friday, March 7, 2008 appnote08.pdf
AN10: Compressibility Compensation of Sea-Bird Conductivity Sensors Application Notes Tuesday, May 7, 2013 appnote10May13.pdf
AN14: 1978 Practical Salinity Scale Application Notes Thursday, January 12, 1989 appnote14.pdf
AN33: Using the DC Opto Isolated Junction Box [PN 91118] Application Notes Saturday, March 3, 2001 appnote33.pdf
AN57: Connector Care and Cable Installation Application Notes Tuesday, May 13, 2014 appnote57Jan14.pdf
AN68: Using USB Ports to Communicate with Sea-Bird Instruments Application Notes Friday, October 19, 2012 appnote68Oct12.pdf
AN69: Conversion of Pressure to Depth Application Notes Monday, July 1, 2002 appnote69.pdf
AN70: Installing Anti-Foulant Device Mount Kit on SBE 4, 16, 19, and 21 Conductivity Cells Application Notes Monday, May 19, 2008 appnote70May08.pdf
AN71: Desiccant Use and Regeneration (drying) Application Notes Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Appnote71May16.pdf
AN83: Deployment of Moored Instruments Application Notes Thursday, May 19, 2016 appnote83May16.pdf
Seasoft for Waves© is for use with the Seagauge Wave and Tide Recorder — SBE 26plus (current production) or SBE 26 (older version) — and the SBE 53 BPR Bottom Pressure Recorder.
Version 2.0 released September 8, 2011
SeasoftWaves_V2_0.exe for Windows XP/Vista/7


Many cables, mount kits, and spare parts can be ordered online.

Cables

  • 801225 To computer COM port (from 4-pin RS-232 XSG connector), 2.4 m, DN 32421
  • 801374 To computer COM port (from 4-pin RS-232 Wet-pluggable connector), 2.4 m, DN 32715
  • 801584 To computer COM port (from 6-pin RS-422/RS-485 AG connector), 2.4 m, DN 33051
  • 802124 To computer COM port (from 6-pin RS-422/RS-485 Wet-pluggable connector), 2.4 m, DN 33661
  • 17695 To SBE 4 (RMG connectors),0.28 m, DN 30566
  • 171752 To SBE 4 (Wet-pluggable connectors), 0.28 m, DN 32671

Mount Kits

  • 50102 SBE 26 Mounting Fixture (document 67188)

Spare Parts

  • 60021 Battery end cap hardware & O-ring kit for SBE 16/16plus/16plus-IM/16plus V2/16plus-IM V2, 17plus, 19/19plus/19plus V2, 25, 26/26plus, 53, 54, 55, or AFM (document 67042)
  • 50092 Jackscrew kit for SBE 16, 17plus, 19, 21, 25, 26/26plus, 52-MP, 53, 54, AFM, or PDIM
  • 50056 Hardware kit for SBE 26/26plus, 53, or 54 (document 67016)
  • 801483 9D (10.8 V / 42 AH) lithium battery pack kit (document 67143) for SBE 26 (not plus)
    Note: Batteries not included.
  • 801575 Battery Cover Spacer / Adapter, 12 D alkaline cells to 6 DD Electrochem Lithium cells
  • 801542 AF24173 Anti-Foulant Device (pair, bagged, labeled for shipping)
  • 50315 Anti-foul holder kit (for SBE 4 Conductivity Sensor) — installs on SBE 4 & SeaCATs (not SeaCATplus) to allow use of AF24173 in place of obsolete 24012 Anti-Foulant Devices. Order AF24173 separately. (see Application Note 70)