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|Basic specs||Price: $ 1,6951 449 €1,296 £191,562 ¥|
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Sofar Trident review
The Sofar Trident is an underwater drone made by Sofar, a manufacturer from the US. Sofar is the result of a merger between Spoondrift and OpenROV. Hence, this drone is also called the OpenROV Trident.
Users can operate the Trident tethered underwater drone in both freshwater and seawater. The drone can reach depths of 100m as well as speeds of 2 m/s powered by 3 brushless motors.
The HD camera is able to record 1080p footage at 30 fps. Furthermore, the camera is optimized for low light conditions and offers a dynamic range as well as a wide FOV.
Users can operate the marine drone via the Cockpit app with the dedicated JXD s192k all-in-one controller or simply by using an Android smartphone. In addition, some of the control features include an advanced autopilot, and the drone can hold its level.
Trident underwater drone features
- HD camera: users can, therefore, capture HD video footage of 1080p at 30 fps.
- LED headlights: the Trident drone has 6 powerful headlights to optimize underwater footage.
- Max. depth: the Trident is able to reach depths of 100 m.
- Smartphone app: thus users can operate the underwater drone via the Android Cockpit mobile app.
Sofar Trident price
The Sofar Trident underwater drone is available for $1,695. The additional Trident controller, longer cable tether, and hard case are available for additional purchases. See available offers on Amazon.
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|Price||$ 1,6951 449 €1,296 £191,562 ¥|
|Max. speed||2 m/s2 mps|
|Max. range||0.1 km0.1 mi|
|Max. flight time||180 min|
|Max. payload/cargo||0.5 kg1.1 lb|
|Waypoint (flight path)||—|
|One key takeoff||—|
|One key landing||—|
|Smartphone/tablet only (via app)||Yes|
|Controller w/ built-in LCD||Yes|
|Controller w/ smartphone/tablet mount||—|
|Controller (no screen)||—|
|Dimensions||410 × 205 × 86 mm16.14 × 8.07 × 3.39 in|
|Weight||3.4 kg7.5 lb|
|Number of rotors||3|
|Min. operating temp.||-2 °C28 °F|
|Max. operating temp.||40 °C104 °F|
|Video frame rate||30 fps|
|Camera resolution (photo)||—|
|Live video feed resolution||720p|
|Live video feed frame rate||30 fps|
|Live video feed||Yes|
|FPV goggles (optional)||—|
|Micro SD Card||—|