AQUABOTIX INTRODUCES NEW MINI INSPECTION CLASS ROV – THE ENDURA
Intuitive software and robust hardware make the Aquabotix Endura the most innovative and advanced mini-ROV on the market.
FALL RIVER, MA – May 19, 2016– Aquabotix, a marine technology company delivering the accessibility of today’s electronics products to the complex world of underwater ROVs, announces the immediate availability of the Endura. The Endura has been engineered for dependability and functionality across a wide range of underwater applications. It surpasses other mini ROVs in thrust, dependability and software performance.
Endura is easy to use – it is ready for the water in 3 minutes, basic driver competency is developed in about 3 hours with professional proficiency achieved in 3 days. Endura is intelligent – a full computer is built inside the vehicle and auto controls are available in the software. Endura is high performance – with hydrodynamic design for ultimate control in the water and powered by high torque motors for up to 5 knots of thrust. The Endura configuration includes:
- Five Precision High Torque Motors
- Sensor Package including Depth, Temperature, Digital Compass and Leak Detector
- 1080 p True HD Quality Camera with Tilt
- 60 m of Neutrally Buoyant Tether - Extensions Available
- Depth Rating 100m – Also available with 300 m Depth Rating
- 6 Pounds of Payload Capacity for customer specific applications
- High Intensity LED Lighting (4400 Lumens)
Endura operates on lithium battery technology with a standard operational run time of 4 hours. Available as an option, AC power can be used for continuous operation. Other options include:
- Sonar: Side-Scan, Scanning or Multibeam
- GPS, DVL, USBL, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Satellite Communications
- Environmental Sensors
- Fish Plow, Laser Scaler, Manipulator Arm
- 360 Degree Rotating/ 180 Degree Tilt Camera
“Innovation is the cornerstone of Aquabotix mission and the Endura is the latest example of our constantly evolving technology,” said Durval Tavares, President & CEO, “With roots from our successful series of HydroView ROVs, the Endura is a refined advancement with our latest hardware and software innovations. Our customers are tackling very complex underwater tasks and the Endura is a response to their needs and requests. Every feature of this vehicle has been designed with ease of use and performance in mind.”
Endura pricing starts at $17,000 and is currently available for order from Aquabotix. For more information, please call: +1 508 676 1000 or visit http://www.aquabotix.com/professional-rovs---endura.html.
Aquabotix Technology Corporation, located in southern New England, is a privately-funded developer of consumer and commercial products for underwater observation and exploration endeavoring to change the way people interact with the underwater world. Aquabotix’s flagship offerings, the Endura remote operated submersible vehicle (ROV) and the AquaLens underwater viewing system, employ the latest technology to enable users to comfortably inspect beneath the water’s surface from the safety of topside. For more information on Aquabotix Technology Corporation and its offerings, please visit: http://www.aquabotix.com/