Hornet Cableway Systems

The Hornet has been developed to perform river and stream discharge measurements from fixed cableways using an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP). The Hornet is an ideal solution for retro fitting to an existing manned cableway system, thus minimising the personal injury risk associated with this type of gauging.


  • Easy set up
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Maximum cable span 400m (1300ft.)
  • Variable traversing speed (up to 1.0m/sec; 3.3ft/sec)
  • Auto-correction of horizontal distance
  • Remote control (1km; 0.6 mile) range
  • Power Supply
    • Traversing: AC Mains (or portable generator 1kW)
    • Hoist: 2 x 12V:38Ah SLA batteries
    • Remote Control - 3 x NiMh 2.5Ah 'AA" batteries (alkaline type can be used in an emergency)
  • Hoist
    • Maximum lift : 135kg (300lb)
    • Cable: 3.2mm (1/8") stainless steel
  • Remote Control
    • Raise/Lower + battery voltage displayed Forward/Reverse + variable speed control LCD 16 char. x 2 line with back lighting Measures and displays distance
    • LED's for communications and fault indication
  • Radio Frequency
    • Licence free bands
    • USA 902.5-014.5MHz
    • AUS 915.5-027.5MHz

Replacement of the Hornet Guide Pulley Sheave

Hyquest Solutions provides a complete solution for gauging using an automated cableway system:

  • Designed To Suit The Conventional A-Frame or Support Post for Conventional Current Meter Gauging
  • WHS Compatible
  • Portable System
  • No Maintenance
  • One Man Operation
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Lifting Capacity up to 135 KGs (300 lbs)
  • Improves Accuracy in Measurement (State of Art Control System)