VideoRay Scout Underwater ROV (NTSC)

VideoRay Scout Underwater ROV (NTSC)

VideoRay Scout Underwater ROV (NTSC)

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Product Highlights

  • Depth Rating: 250'
  • Entry-Level Model for Recreation/Leisure
  • Live Video Feed to Surface
  • 1 Vertical, 2 Horizontal Thrusters
  • 0.25MP/420-Line Camera with 140° AOV
  • Two 20W Halogen Lamps/Variable Intensity
  • Maximum Speed: 1.9 Knots
  • Made from Anodized Aluminum
  • Requires Control Panel with Display
  • Requires Tether for Power and Operation
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  • 1Description

Explore beneath the water's surface and stream live NTSC video to your boat without getting wet using the entry-level VideoRay Scout Underwater ROV, which features a 250' depth rating. This portable remote-operated vehicle allows you to study marine life and environments and perform inspections under your boat. It is an entry-level model designed primarily for recreation and leisure activities in calm waters. This is the submersible vehicle only, without the required control panel with display and the tether that powers the ROV and connects it to this control unit.

The ROV is propelled by 1 vertical and 2 horizontal thrusters and is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 1.9 knots. It is configured with an onboard 0.25MP camera with 420 lines of resolution and a 1/3" CCD image sensor. A wide 140° angle of view lets you fit wrecks, coral reefs, and large sealife in frame despite the minimized field of view underwater. An optional recording device will be required in order to capture the camera's video feed. In darker water, two 20W halogen lamps with variable intensity illuminate the world below the water's surface, in order to improve visibility and image quality. Built for durability, the ROV is constructed from anodized aluminum to resist corrosion.

Depth Rating
  • Can be used safely at a maximum depth of 250'
  • Has O-rings to ensure watertight seal
  • Moisture-sensitive, color-changing desiccant pack is included in main hull and visible through rear dome, in order to alert you in unlikely event of a leak
Application
  • Allows you to study marine life and environments and perform inspections under your boat
  • Entry-level model designed primarily for recreation and leisure activities, and intended for those who need basic camera functionality
  • Performs well in calm, clear waters and otherwise non-demanding underwater environments, but is not meant for use under more challenging conditions
Camera
  • Forward-facing, fixed-focus, 0.25MP color camera with 1/3" CCD image sensor
  • Has 420 lines of resolution
  • Provides 90° horizontal and wide 140° diagonal angles of view
  • Streams live 512 x 492 (NTSC) video to optional control panel's color display above water's surface
  • Optional recording device required in order to capture live video feed
  • ROV has a dome port for lens, which helps correct for size distortion that occurs underwater due to light refraction
Lighting
    Equipped with one 20W high-efficiency halogen lamp on each side
  • Improves visibility and image quality
  • Variable Intensity Control system allows you to adjust the lumen output of the lamps from the surface, in order to make them brighter or dimmer as the situation requires
Control
  • Ships without required control panel with 7" display monitor
  • Panel features integrated joystick and depth control knob
  • ROV is easy to control/maneuver
  • No overlay on monitor
  • Analog composite video out connector for displaying video on a larger external monitor, or for connection to optional recording device, by way of optional cables
Optional Tether
  • Ships without required professional performance tether, which powers ROV and connects it to topside control panel
  • Measures 130' in length and 8.2 mm in diameter
  • Breaking strength of 1000 lb
  • Tether Deployment System (TDS) available as optional upgrade for quick coiling and recoiling
Power
  • Carries no batteries and is powered solely by tether connected to topside control panel
  • Required control panel/power supply plugs into standard 120-240VAC power source
  • Tether delivers 48VDC max power to vehicle
  • As an alternative, ROV can be powered by optional external battery and inverter, or via portable generator
Construction Details
  • Machined from aluminum, which has been given an anodized finish for resistance to corrosion
  • Features an adjustable ballast system
  • Weights can be removed from ballasts to change freshwater buoyancy from neutral to slightly positive, which is preferred
  • Weights can be added in salt water to prevent ROV from becoming too buoyant
In the Box
VideoRay Scout Underwater ROV (NTSC)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty (90 Days for View Ports/Components Subject to Wear & Tear)
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Camera
    Image Sensor 1/3" CCD
    Resolution 0.25 MP
    420 lines
    Lens Angle of View: 90° horizontal, 140° diagonal
    Focus Fixed
    Tilt No
    Video Streams live video feed to topside controller
    Recorder required for video capture (not included)
    Resolution: 512 x 492
    System: NTSC
    Minimum Illumination 0.3 lux
    Lights 2x 20W halogen lamps with variable intensity (1 port, 1 starboard)
    Memory No onboard memory
    ROV
    Depth Rating 250' / 76 m
    Integrated Sensors No
    No optional sensors available
    Motors 1 vertical and 2 horizontal brushed thrusters
    Geared drive
    45 mm vertical and 50 mm horizontal propellers
    Speed Maximum: 1.9 knots
    Power Optional Control Panel Input: 120-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 80 W power source
    Tether Output/Vehicle Input: 48 VDC max.
    Powered by optional tether
    No batteries required
    As alternative, ROV can be powered by optional external battery and inverter, or portable generator
    Material of Construction Body: Anodized aluminum with brass ballast system
    Lens port/viewing window: Acrylic
    Buoyancy Neutral in fresh water by default
    Weights can be added to ballasts to make buoyancy slightly positive, which is preferred
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
    Dimensions 12 x 9.1 x 8.25" / 30.5 x 23 x 21 cm
    Weight 7.9 lb / 3.6 kg without submersible ballast set
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.0 x 23.0 x 18.0"

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