The VideoRay Scout X3 system includes the 8-pound submersible, control box, the Tether Deployment System (TDS) for quick coiling and recoiling of the tether, 40 m (131 ft) of neutrally buoyant tether, manual, and tool kit. All components fit neatly into 2 watertight, rolling Pelican case that fit easily in the trunk of a car or in airline luggage compartments. The entire system is stored in the two Pelican cases and weighs 34 kg (72 lbs).
The Scout includes a color camera and a 5 inch LCD color display monitor. An external video monitoring/recording device that has a composite video input– typically a TV/VCR combination – is recommended for recording missions.
Fixed position and focus, forward facing wide angle color camera
420 lines of resolution and 0.3 lux
NTSC unless otherwise specified
Two 20 watt high efficiency halogen lights
Horizontal - Two thrusters with 50 mm propellers and guards
Vertical - One thruster
5 inch integrated display
Composite video output
Joystick controls for horizontal movement and lighting
Vertical depth control
40 m (131 ft.) Performance Tether (neutral buoyancy)