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Seabotix Rugged, Capable, Compact ROV's.

ROV Reviews

Depth Rating
up to 2500 meters / 8200 ft.
100 kg
800 kg / 1760 lbs
2420 mm / 95 inches
1430 mm / 56 inches
780 mm / 30 inches

Propulsion system:
6 x 2 HP, 4 horizontal, 2 vertical.

Maximum speed:
Forward Thrust 50 kg
Backward Thrust 50 kg
Vertical Thrust 40 kg
Lateral Thrust 25 kg

Heading control:
Automatic / manual fluxgate, gyro

Depth control:
Automatic / manual

Altitude control:
Automatic 0 to 18 meters above bottom level (option)

Control system:

Control console:
Pilot control panel with multifunctional joystick in 19 inch stand alone panel, allowing vehicle operations at a distance from the control console. 5 video monitors rack mounted in 19 inch chassis, PAL or NTSC. Video overlay unit with keyboard in 19 inch rack computer with SVGA 19 in (option). Video recorder , switcher or printer (option).

Power source:
Input 220 / 440 V 3 phase, 10 - 20 kVA depending on configuration

Power distribution unit:

Enclosure contains current meters for vehicle power, voltage meters for input power and all switching controls. Contains 3 phase 50/60 Hz transformers, depending on custom configuration. Input system 220 VAC (440 VAC option).

The umbilical cable is slightly negative buoyant kevlar braided cable containing 3 power conductors, optical fibers and twisted pairs. Cable diameter 22 mm or optionally custom specified.

Up to 10 cameras.

2 x 250 W dimmable, 2 x HID gas lights, optional 4 extras.

Pan / tilt:
1 ROS PT 10 (option)

Mesotech 675 kHz scanning sonar or custom (option)

2 - 6 function manipulators, optionally custom specified.

A B Y S S     C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S

-Advantages :

Stable oceanographic platform for science and investigation down to 2000 meters.
Extreme maneuverability with full stabilization and high precision.
High degree of versatility, a number of tools and accessories may be mounted on the vehicle in order to perform a variety of actions and various missions.
Optional positioning of thrusters in order to minimize turbulence in the observation and work field in front of cameras and samplers.
Optional power pack or tool sledge capable of using standard tooling adapted to a number of operations.
High quality video through fiber optics or twisted pair in umbilical cable.

-Standard system units :

Power units
Operator control board
Display units
Umbilical cable
Umbilical winch



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