A few months ago, Geneinno systematically Kickstarted the Titan underwater drone, which owners can remotely-control from above the surface. Today, the Chinese firm is about to crowdfund a gadget for those of us who really need to discover the underwater world with more freedom and intimacy – the Trident underwater scooter. To not be bewildered with OpenROV’s Trident submerged drone, the neutrally-buoyant Trident scooter is made to draw scuba divers or snorkelers along at an optimum depth of 50 m (164 feet). Its twin propellers provide around 12 kg ( 26 lb) of push, enabling owners to pick between two set speeds – 3.6 as well as 7 km/h (2.2 as well as 4.3 mph) – through a finger trigger control.
A single 1.5-hour charge of the 24V/6,000-mAh lithium battery power will be perfect for a stated 1 hour of usage. A signal allows users see when the charge level is becoming low. There is additionally a GoPro mounting spot on the 3.5-kg (7.7-lb) scooter’s bottom part, together with a child safety lock switch to hold unattended tykes from operating the thing up.
If you are excited about taking a Trident, its Indiegogo promotion must be starting to the end of this month.