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Hydrone-RCV Portable, Remote Control Survey Boat with Autonomous Option

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Hydrone-RCV Portable, Remote Control Survey Boat with Autonomous Option

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 grade 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.

1.25 Miles Max Distance | 8 Hour Run Time | Autonomous Option

  • 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

    Instrumentation Options:
  • Sound Velocity Profiler (SVP)
  • Radio Telemetry
  • Side Scan Sonar Module
  • HYPACK Software
  • HydroLite-TM
  • AutoNav™ Auto Pilot Module with Mission Planner Application on PC Laptop

  • Hydrone RCV-G2 Brochure [pdf]
  • Specifications
  • Top Speed - 12 kts / 22 Km/hr
  • Hull Length - 1143 mm / 45 in
  • Hull Width - 736 mm / 29 in
  • Power - 2x 16v 16 Ah battery LiPo
  • Battery Endurance - 8 hours
  • Payload - 11.3kg / 23 lbs
  • ECU - 2x 180 amp water-cooled
  • Motor - 2x brushless thruster
  • Hull Material - UV resistant HDPE
  • Frame - aluminum powder coated
  • Steering - differential
  • Weight - 9 kg / 20 lbs
  • Hardware - stainless steel
  • Remote Control - Futaba 2.4Ghz long range
  • Remote Range - 2 km
  • Hatches - 4x 7" twist-out water-tight closure
  • GPS - all brands
  • Echosounder - Seafloor HydroLite™-TM
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