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Seabotix Rugged, Capable, Compact ROV's.

ROV Reviews

Depth Rating
up to 300 meters / 1000 feet
Speed (forward)
up to 6 knots - thruster power and/or towed
1022 mm / 40 inches
997 mm / 39 inches
229 mm / 9 inches (body), 356 mm / 14 inches (rudder)
55 pounds / 25 kg

N O V A R A Y   C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S

Video, Camera, Lights:

-Video Display - Flat Panel Monitor
-Real time image viewing; 254mm color LCD video monitor. NTSC or PAL Composite. Out Port: RCA and S Video.


-Front Lights -
-Dual 150 Watt mini quartz. Beam pattern 78 degrees (included angle to half power point).

Internal Camera:

-Type and Resolution -
-Color. 480 TVL with CS (Hi Res maximum for color), 1/3” CCD, NTSC or PAL.

-Sensitivity and Lens -
-1 lux @ F1.2 for color camera. Lens: 4mm, F1.2 or wide angle: 2.6mm, F1.6.

-Focus and Tilt -
-Adjustable with auto white balance and auto iris. Manual tilt range: 90 degrees.


-Length, Diameter and Type -
-Length: 300 ft (91.4 m). Diameter: 15mm. Type: 12-conductor, neutrally buoyant.

Model 2000

-This sleek model delivers basic inspection and survey information through its internal camera system. Communications from the ROV to the Control Console incorporates a laptop with Windows™ based proprietary software, a proprietary command and control system, and a visual image displayed on a 10"LCD video monitor. Applications include research, maintenance and inspection and waterway emergency response.

Key features include:

-Portable ROV with arcuate wings
-Proprietary Command and Control software with interval upgrades
-Fully digital onboard electronics
-Integrated surface control console with 3-axis joystick; laptop, LCD video display
-3-auto pilot modes for multi tasking
-Dual operation mode (tow or use thrusters)
-Two, 1/4 hp thrusters
-300-ft umbilical
-Internal camera system
-Transport/operation cases with wheels and telescoping handles
-Tools & Parts Standard Kit (TAPS)
-Dual quartz lighting system
-Patented channel and rail system for user specified add-on devices
-Patented arcuate wing
-Depth rated to 305 meters (1,000 ft)
-Sonar ready

-Nova Ray is a tethered, rapidly deployable, stand-alone, and multi-function remotely operated vehicle (ROV) submarine survey platform. It is ideal for efficient large-area sweeps, reconnaissance missions, and fast hull inspections; capable of operating in adverse, high current situations that most production ROVs can not.
-Nova Ray is modular and easily re-configurable to accommodate a variety of survey instrumentation suites to support mission specific tasks.
-Nova Ray is operated by a single pilot and assisted by onboard software controls. The Nova Ray can operate effectively in adverse weather and current conditions while under tow, or under its own power.

N O V A R A Y   S U P E R I O R I T Y   P O I N T S

PORTABLE. Travels in legal luggage size containers.
MODULAR. Adaptable with a variety of instrument packages for mission specific objectives.

FIELD-FRIENDLY. Repairs both internal and external easily replaced with a wrench and a screwdriver. Technician can field strip the vehicle in minutes eliminating costly extensive downtime.



We try to provide the most up to date, recent specifications on these ROV systems. However, ROV system specifications are changing all the time, so please double check with the manufacturer to insure the specifications are correct before making a decision in using or purchasing these systems.


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