HyDrone-RCV Portable, Remote Control Survey Boat
Seafloor Systems HyDrone-RCV Portable, Remote Control Survey Boat Datasheet
The HyDrone-RCV is a hand-portable, remotely controlled catamaran platform developed for bathymetric survey applications. Working in conjunction with the HydroLite-TM portable echosounder kit, the HyDrone-RCV accomplishes the same results as more expensive RC survey systems. The lightweight, wide profile and watertight construction provide stability, ruggedness and portability. It is manufactured from high quality marine materials and components and easily disassembles for transport and shipping.
Work environments include mines, sewage treatment plants, contaminated lakes, harbors and rivers. Remote control access of the survey boat is easy using a high-power remote control system that offers up to 2 km range, with a survey endurance of over four miles on a single battery pack.
The Hydrone-RCV has been featured in POB, Professional Surveyor (now XyHt) and GIM.
- 2 x 1.2m catamaran pontoon hulls
- Cross frame
- (2) 12V DC shrouded thrusters
- Handheld remote control unit
- 12V battery bank and battery charger
- Custom-fit portable shipping case
- 1 year standard warranty
- Lifetime support
Sound Velocity Profiler (SVP)
Side Scan Sonar Module
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|12 kts / 22 Km/hr|
|1143 mm / 45 in|
|736 mm / 29 in|
|2x 16v 16 Ah battery LiPo|
|11.3kg / 23 lbs|
|2x 180 amp water-cooled|
|2x brushless thruster|
|UV resistant HDPE|
|aluminum powder coated|
|9 kg / 20 lbs|
|Futaba 2.4Ghz long range|
|4x 7" twist-out water-tight closure|
A: 2 Km max distance away from remote control.
A: 8 hours at surveying speed (2-4kts)
A: You can now purchase an autonomous option for the HyDrone; the HyDrone-ASV and EchoBoat-ASV (autonomous surface vehicles) can now follow pre-planned lines without having to control the boat manually. You can switch from autonomous to remote control using a high-power remote control system.