YSI HYCAT

Multiple Sensors, One Complete Solution. The HYCAT Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) is the newest element in the Xylem brand Autonomous and Remote Vehicle Monitoring Solutions. Developed in partnership by YSI and SeaRobotics, this unique ASV combines products from multiple brands to provide a total solution for your site. Sensors have plug-and-play capabilities, allowing the HYCAT to be customized to your specific site needs. The HYCAT can also be easily deployed with two people in remote locations, not requiring ramp/dock launch access. 

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But that's just the beginning of the HYCAT capabilities:

Side Scan Sonar

Water Quality

Water Velocity

Depth Management

Remote Data Acquisition

Bathymetry

Real-time Positioning

Learn more about the products:

●YSI EXO2 Sonde

●SonTek HydoSurveyor M9


Specifications
Connectivity / Communications Line of Sight Wi-Fi; 5.8GHz
Dimensions Length: 5.9 ft (1.8 m)
Beam: 2.83 ft (.86 m)
Draft (antenna down): .5 ft (.15 m)
Weight: 54 kg (120 lbs)
Endurance 6.0 hrs @ 2 kts
4.0 hrs @ 3 kts
2.0 hrs @ 4 kts
Environmental Operating Conditions Air Temperature: -20oC to +45oC
Water Temperature: +4oC to +32oC
Handheld
Remote Controller

Ruggedized operator control unit with internal DC and external 120/240 VAC external power input. Joystick with softkeys to effortlessly switch between autonomous and RC control modes

Mission Planning Tools REALTIME mission planning, monitoring and data acquisition via ASV driver for  HYPACK MAX
Onboard Electronics 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440EQ 4-Core 2.7GHz processor with MS Windows 10. 512GB (Solid State Hard drive).
Power 1 x 1500 Whr 24VDC nom UN38.3 rated Li-ion Battery. Field swappable
Propulsion System 2X 1KW BLDC Pocket Thrusters
Software HYPACK MAX, SonTek River Surveyor, YSI EXO KOR
Speed Range ASV: 0 – 8 knots (surveying 1.5 – 3.0 knots)
Steering Differential Thrust

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