Boxfish ROV Technical Specifications

Details

  • Pressure vessel material: Hard anodised aluminium alloy
  • Dome Material: Acrylic
  • Thruster layout: 8 vectored
  • Maximum thrust (f/l/v): 20kgf / 14kgf /14kgf
  • Dive time 4-10 hours (depending on conditions)
  • Maneuverability 6 Degrees of Freedom
  • Depth rating: 300m (1,000ft) / 1000m (3,300ft) (optional)

Cameras

  • 3 cameras, including 4K uncompressed main camera and 2 navigation cameras
  • Main Camera: 4K uncompressed (16-47mm equiv. f/1.8 lens, 1″ sensor, AOV(X): 117º, AOV(Y): 95º)
  • Forward navigation: FHD, 1080 lines, 30 fps, 180-degree horizontal view (not available with all primary camera/lens combinations)
  • Reverse navigation: FHD, 1080 lines, 30 fps, 180-degree horizontal view

Stereo vision

Front stereo camera:

  • Image Sensor: 2 x Sony EXMOR™ 4/3” CMOS Image Sensor
  • Individual Sensor Resolution: 2880×2880 @30fps or 2120×1344 @60fps
  • Lens: 2 x Premium fisheye lens f/2.8-11(AOV(X): 180º, AOV(Y): 180º)
  • Video Encoder: H.264
  • ISO: Auto, Manual (ISO 100~3200)
  • Storage: Media 2 x SDXC Class 10 SD card. Support up to 128G

Stereo pairs:

  • Image Sensor: 2 x Sony IMX226 1/7” CMOS Image Sensor
  • Individual Sensor Resolution: 4000×3000 @31fps 
  • Lens: 2 x fisheye lens f/2.0 (AOV(X): 130º, AOV(Y): 100º) 
  • Video Encoder: Uncompressed, H.264, MJPG
  • ISO: Auto
  • Baseline distance: custom-based

Tether & Reel

  • Extremely durable single mode fiberoptic (Ethernet/HDMI)
  • Tether diameter 3.7mm (in); optional 2mm(in)
  • Tether standard length 350m (1150ft) and optional 1500m+ (4900ft)
  • Tether strength 130kgf (290lbf)
  • Neutrally buoyant in salt water, kink free

Control console

  • 17” 4K monitor
  • Piloting assists:
  • Auto depth/heading/altitude
  • Position holding
  • Attitude hold
  • Auto current compensation
  • Return to surface

Physical specifications

  • (l/w/h): 610mm (24in)/ 400mm (16in)/ 360mm (14in)
  • Weight (salt water ballast installed): 24kg (53lbs)
  • Depth rating: 300m (1,000ft) / 1000m (3,300ft)
  • Operating temperature: -10˚C (14˚F) to +45˚C (113˚F)
  • Shipping weight in the cases: ROV 32kg (70lbs); Console 22kg (49lbs); Tether&Reel 9kg(20lbs)

Power

  • Dive time 4-10 hours (depending on conditions)
  • Lithium polymer
  • Battery capacity: 600Wh
  • Battery life: 300 cycles (95% capacity)
  • Battery recharge time: 5 hrs (optional 1.5 hrs AC/DC field charging available)
  • Control console power pack 800Wh (optional)

External sensor connections available

  • RS232, RS422, RS485 and Ethernet (10/100/1000mbps)
  • Power: 12V (50W) and 24V (50W)

Integrated sensors

  • Depth
  • Internal humidity
  • Battery and supply voltages
  • Dual IMU
  • Leak detection
  • Compass heading
  • Precision gyroscope
  • Precision accelerometer
  • Internal temperature
  • Internal pressure

Optional add-ons

  • USBL (underwater navigation)
  • Sidescan sonar
  • Imaging sonar
  • Profiling sonar
  • Manipulator/grabber
  • DVL
  • CTD
  • Seawater temperature
  • Precision compass

External connections

  • Boxfish tether connector
  • Boxfish charge connectors
  • External sensor integration: Up to 6 Boxfish standard ports (other options available)
  • Thread: 5/8-18 UNF

Lighting

  • Forward: 2 x 8,500 lumen, high CRI, dimmable
  • Adjustable arms and ball mounts for excellent lighting in all orientations
  • Reverse lights
  • Additional forward lighting options available