The Ultimate Phantom Rov has been upgraded to a depth of 800m (2500ft). Four horizontal thrusters, three vertical thrusters and two lateral thrusters allow for powerful maneuverability in all axes.
Using the built in KVH fluxgate compass and precision depth sensor, the Ultimate Phantom Rov can conduct precise search patterns under close loop control of the depth and heading.
The 50kg payload is only partially used up while carrying a four-function Hawkes Sensory Manipulator, 0.5 h.p. sediment blower, 400 watt HID arc light/light ballast system, 0.25 hp. suction cup manipulator end-effector, and a broadcast quality camera.
The variable rate, open loop manipulator control system and multiplex
unit include four auxiliary motor drive amplifiers and an optional tactile feedback sensor.
ROS High Resolution Colour Camera. The camera system has a local-record capability, zoom and manual/focus selectors.
VHS Video Recorder (day, date, time)
Video Overlay System with Depth, and Heading.
Simrad MS1000 Colour Scanning Sonar.
A spare shielded twisted pair cable is available in the umbilical for
an optional scanning sonar.
The 19-inch rack control console for the Ultimate Rov is powered with either 220 VAC/three phase or 240 VAC/single phase power. The console can either be installed in a portable shock mounted shipping case or within a 19-inch rack system inside it's dedicated 20-ft. control van.
A high performance Bandit Winch is included with the Ultimate Rov system. Together with a Control Console, Spares Kit, Tool Kit, and Power Transformer.