SBE 55 ECO Water Sampler

Small, lightweight, robust water sampler package with magnetically activated lanyard release latch is compatible with most Sea-Bird CTDs. Three or six 4-liter bottles, real time or autonomous operation.

The electronics control module (pylon) for the SBE 55 system, an ideal small-boat water sampler for coastal, estuarine, and large lake ecological monitoring. The SBE 55 is light and economical and can be integrated with an SBE 19, 19plus, 19plus V2, 25, 25plus, or 49 CTD. It is available in a three- or six-bottle configuration with 4-liter sample bottles uniquely designed for the SBE 55. Designed to work with the SBE 55F carousel frame.


The SBE 55 can operate autonomously on internal batteries and be programmed to close bottles at selected depths, allowing deployment using non-electrical wire or line. It also can be used with an SBE 33 Carousel Deck Unit for real-time CTD data acquisition and water sampling. Real-time operation requires an electro-mechanical cable and slip-ring equipped winch.


  • Compatibility
  • Real-Time Operation
  • Autonomous Operation


Servicing, Calibration and Support

Imbros’ local engineering department can service, repair and calibrate your instrument without expensive shipping costs or wait times.



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