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Waitt Institute Submersible
June 19, 2012
12:42 pm
Kristen Yarincik

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2 person (1 pilot, 1 passenger ) 1 atmosphere submersible,

Country of origin: Canada

Max operating depth: 600 meters.

Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.75 X 6.8 feet.

Weight: 6500 lbs.

Bouyancy control: Soft ballast tanks X 2.

Camera: Nuytco HD camera.

Communications: Surface VHS, 27 kHz Nuytco through water digital comms.

Compass: Magnetic flux gate

Emergency equipment: drop weight, hull jettison, emergency pack, fire suppression, air b.i.b.s., lung powered scrubber and aux scrubber.

Life support: 96 hrs in 4 external O2 cylinders, Redundant me-chanical automatic oxygen injection system, 2 CO2 scrubbers per cabin, O2 monitor,O2 pressure and cabin pressure gauges.

Manipulator: Hydrolek HLK HD5

Power: 2 battery pods w/10(ea) AGM valve regulated lead acid batteries. Nominal voltage 240 V, nominal capacity 12 KW hrs.

Propulsion: 6 DC brushless thrusters: 2 vert., 4 horiz.

Sonar: Imagenex 881E scanning.

Tracking: Linkquest USBL system: TC 1500LC transceiver, TN 1510 transponders.



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