SonTek rQPOD Remote Boat Surveying Package

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Modular Remote Survey Boat

Enjoy safe, remote-controlled surveying with the rQPOD remote boat surveying package! The rQPOD includes mechanized hardware that when installed on a floating platform, transforms it into a motorized vehicle for remote shore operation and collection of ADCP data. 

Product Features
  • 1.5 m/s (5 ft/s) top speed
  • Color coded parts and cables for easy assembly
  • Easy control with high and low speed settings
  • 2 removable, field serviceable thrusters with FCS fittings
  • Removable skid guards to protect thrusters
  • Removable batteries
  • Lightweight (26 lbs/12 kg including Torrent Board, M9, PCM & rQPOD)

The rQPOD system is sold as a complete kit from SonTek, and includes a Torrent Board V7 floating platform, patent-pending motorized system. Combine this light weight convertible platform with a RiverSurveyor-M9 or S5 to measure flow or a HydroSurveyor-M9 and measure bathymetry.



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