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  • Power Dolphin

    I was in Best Buy last night to find a adapter for my New PC Screen, I did not know that you buy a Screen now and you need a DIV port on your PC to plug it in! But the Drone section is Booming, and I was amazed to find a Drone Sub. I pasted a link, if I done that right to a Video to check it out. They are promoting it to the Fishermen, help find fish and such. Other searches I did show some really Cool Drones for Underwater, one viewing a WWII Fighter plane!
    I can not help but think that our Hobby has something to do with this, these suckers are used for mapping, on board Cameras, just cool stuff.

    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...BDDC&FORM=VIRE

    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...F&&FORM=VDRVRV
    What one Man can do, YOU can do too!

  • #2
    Stays on the surface, so not a submarine. They do an earlier product called power ray, which uses an umbilical, so basically a consumer ROV that can work in salt water as well as fresh.
    DIVE IN! Go on, go on, go on, go on, GO ON! http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk

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    • #3
      Bob you are right, does not have capabilities to Submerge and resurface, but it is untethered. Power Ray is tethered, and until last night I did not know they existed! Cool stuff, their will be a commercially available R/C drones that will be submarines & take Video, sink your enemies boats, save lives, help you find Fish. I believe it can be traced back to the R/C hobby & ROV technologies. I'm Sure the Military has some that would blow our minds if we new what they could do.
      What one Man can do, YOU can do too!

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      • #4
        This link highlights a drone that does go underwater. It colts about $1,500 but that isnít much more than our subs.

        https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...BI%3A514&smp=y

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        • #5
          Oh yeah, there seems to be an Abundance of them out their now, this one you found is tearthed too. More to the ROV side of things, may have been a good tool to help find that Missing Marlin Sub?
          What one Man can do, YOU can do too!

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          • #6
            I was thinking that if you are hunting a lost sub having a rope tied to the rescue vehicle might not be a bad idea! LOL

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            • #7
              Not Bad at all, I remember guy's rigging a rescue Buoy in the subs with a tether line that would unravel when a sub was down. Using a material that would dissolve in water after a time and release the Marker Buoy to the surface. Neat Idea, I think Dave did it before.
              What one Man can do, YOU can do too!

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