ME120 | Unmanned Surface Vehicle丨OceanAlpha
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Hydrographic Unmanned Surface Vehicle

Convertible catamaran USV platform for hydrographic survey

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Quick assembly and easy transportation

The ME120 utilizes a detachable catamaran design, making it easy for van transportation and for two people to assemble and disassemble.

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Dedicated for small-size multibeam sonars

The ME120 USV is dedicated for multibeam snoars, side scan sonars and other survey instruments of relatively smaller size.

Singlebeam echo sounderMultibeam echo sounder ADCP3D LiDAR scanner
Side scan sonarForward-looking sonarWater quality sonde
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Replaceable equipment cabin

The payload cabin of the ME120 USV is replaceable, user can freely change and install different instruments according to mission requirements.

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Automatic mission planning

  • User can pre-program the survey mission with the base station on the bank. The USV and instruments can conduct surveys autonomously and send back real-time data.
  • User can also drive the USV manually by a remote controller.
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Intelligent collision avoidance

  • The ME120 USV comes with ultrasonic sensors that can detect obstacles 40 meters ahead to avoid collision when in auto-pilot mode.
  • Operators can observe the water environment through a real-time video feed to better avoid obstacles when operating in manual mode.

Specification

Hull MaterialCarbon fiber
Dimension(L)2.5 m *(W)1.4 m *(H)0.7 m
Weight150 kg
Battery weight60 kg
Payload45 kg
Draft40 cm
PropulsionElectric propeller
Obstacle Avoidance50 m
Communication RangeAutopilot: 5 km    Remote Control: 2 km
Max. Speed 10 knots (5 m/s)
Survey Speed4 knots (2 m/s)
Battery Life8 hours @ 2 m/s
2 hours @ 5 m/s
Video MonitoringYes
Multi MissionsYes
Automatic Transducer LifterYes

Application Case

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    ME120 Conducts Mobile Total Phosphorus Survey to Assist Water Pollution Management
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    ME120 surveys water transfer channels with side scan sonar
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