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VideoRay Deep Blue
Description The VideoRay Deep Blue is ideally suited for deep missions. It includes the submersible, integrated control box, 335 m (1,100 ft) of tether, manual, two watertight, rolling Pelican cases, and tool kit. The Deep Blue is depth rated to 305 m (1000 ft). Standard features that go beyond those offered on the Deep Blue include the Professional Performance Package (for superior operation) and the GTO - Greater Thrust Option.

Like the Deep Blue, the Deep Blue is also PC computer control enabled, allowing operators to control the Deep Blue using wireless game controllers. The Deep Blue can even be controlled by software applications or remotely via a network.

The Deep Blue can easily accommodate modular instrumentation and tools such as: scanning imaging sonar for low visibility environments; manipulator for object retrieval or intervention; positioning system for exhaustive area searches; water quality sensor, metal thickness gauge, and more. The Tether Deployment System (TDS) is included for quick coiling and recoiling of the tether.
  • Camera
    • Forward facing wide angle color camera
    • 570 lines of resolution and 0.3 lux
    • Variable control tilt with 180 degree vertical field of view
    • Wide focus range
    • NTSC or PAL
    • Rear facing black & white camera - 430 lines 0.1 lux
  • Lighting
    • Forward - Two 20 watt high efficiency halogen lights
    • Rear - Ultra high-intensity LED light array
  • Propulsion
    • Horizontal - Two easy to maintain GTO thrusters with 100 mm propellers producing 15 lbs. of thrust
    • Vertical - One thruster
  • Accessories and Sensors
    • Accessory connector allows field integration of various instruments and sensors
Control Console
  • Display
    • 15 inch integrated video display
    • Video display tilt adjustment for optimal viewing angle
    • LCD depth gauge display (ft/m interchangeable)
    • LCD compass with heading display
    • LCD cumulative hour meter display
    • Composite video output
    • Option to superimpose date, time, depth and heading information on video display
    • Audio annotation microphone for simultaneous recording (video recorder required)
  • Controls
    • Joystick controls for horizontal movement and third axis controls
    • Third axis joystick control (selectable for depth, camera tilt, lights and manipulator)
    • Vertical depth control with Auto Depth
    • Lighting control
    • Camera tilt and focus controls
    • Front and rear camera toggle
    • Manipulator control (if installed)
    • PC Pilot computer control option is enabled (requires a PC and joystick)
  • Tether
    • Tether Deployment System with 305 m (1000 ft.) neutrally buoyant tether with an extension of 40 m (131 ft.) Professional Performance Tether
    • Maximum voltage in tether is 48 volts DC
VideoRay Submersible Robot
Depth Rating 305 metres
Total System Weight 47 kg
Submersible Speed 4.1 knots
  • Search and Recovery
  • Accident and CSI
  • Port and Waterway Security
  • Advanced Inland Inspections
  • Advanced Potable Water Tank Inspections
  • Offshore Survey & Inspections
  • Science and Research
  • Film Production
  • Advanced Aquaculture Operations
  • Wreck Surveys
Datasheet VideoRay Deep Blue