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Seabotix Rugged, Capable, Compact ROV's.


ROV Reviews

Website
www.novaray.com
Depth Rating
up to 300 meters / 1000 feet
Speed (forward)
up to 6 knots - thruster power and/or towed
Length
1022 mm / 40 inches
Width
997 mm / 39 inches
Height
229 mm / 9 inches (body), 356 mm / 14 inches (rudder)
Weight
81 pounds / 37 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:
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-Video Display - Flat Panel Monitor
-Real time image viewing; 254mm color LCD video monitor. NTSC or PAL Composite. Out Port: RCA and S Video.

Lights:

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

Internal Camera:
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-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.

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

-Sensitivity, Lens, Power, Current -
-1 lux. 2.9mm F1.4 standard, or 3.7mm F1.4. Power: 12Vdc only; -Current: 160mA max.

-Focus and Scanning -
-Standard 100mm to infinity. Scanning: 525 line 60Hz NTSC or 625 line 50Hz PAL.

-Signal to noise ratio, view angle of view, composite video output -
-Signal to noise ratio: >48dB (AGC off). View angle: 92 diagonal in air; 65 in water for 2.9mm lens. 78 diagonal in air; 56 in water for 3.7mm lens. Video output: 1.0V pk-pk.

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


Model 3500
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-This robust model offers comprehensive imaging and tracking capabilities, and user applications. It includes high resolution sonar, both side scan and forward scan. The forward scan sonar includes flexible capabilities to meet specific project needs, which include: set to 360 degree continuous rotation, set to sector which is 180 degrees, or set the sector size in 3 degree increments. The Nova+ skids provide for extra payload, as well as three different configurations. The basic configuration is for full range imaging. Removal of the forward scan sonar system allows for two additional configurations: Side scan and internal camera imaging, or removal of all sonar for basic inspections and surveys. Like all Nova Ray® ROVs, this model can accommodate user defined add-on technology. Mission critical inspection and tracking projects will stay on course with this portable workhorse.

Key features include:

-Side scan and forward scan sonar
-3 configurations for multiple tasks
-Removable nose extension with viewing dome replacement
-Nova+ skids for extra payload
-Proprietary Command and Control software with interval upgrades
-Fully digital onboard electronics
-Two, 1/4 hp thrusters
-Dual operation mode (tow it in up to 9 knot currents or use thruster power)
-External and Internal camera system
-Integrated surface control console: (3-axis joystick; laptop; LCD video monitor; water tight case with wheels and telescoping handle)
-Tools & Parts Standard Kit (TAPS)
-Transport/operation cases with wheels and telescoping handles
-3-auto pilot modes for multi tasking
-Dual quartz lighting system
-300-ft. umbilical
-Patented channel and rail system for user add-on technology


-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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