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LBV150-4 & LBV200-4

LBV-4The benchmark MiniROV system setting the standard for small capable ROV systems.

150/200 Meters
150 Meters
4 x Brushless DC

LBV300-5Highly stable and powerful MiniROV system with dual vertical thruster configuration.

300 Meters
250-350 Meters
5 x Brushless DC
vLBV-10 "SeaLift"

vLBV-10Six vertical thrusters for heavy lifting (18kg) in a compact ROV system.

300/950 Meters
250-2,000 Meters
10 x Brushless DC

LBCThe true crawler hybrid MiniROV system with amazing stability and operating capability.

Max Current:
5+ Knots
Vortex 23kg f
Four-Wheel Drive
Terms & Conditions
News Headlines

LBV Utilized to Recover Drowning Victim in Lake Powell.
Teledyne SeaBotix LBV300-5 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), owned by the Maricopa County Sheriff's office, was added to the efforts of a multi-agency search and rescue team looking for a missing young man last seen diving off a cliff in Face Canyon, Lake Powell, Arizona. Not safe for divers due to rugged terrain and water depth, the ROV, equipped with video and imaging sonar, was deployed and captured images of the lake floor. The victim´┐Żs body was discovered at a depth of 153 feet.
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Teledyne SeaBotix ROV Plays Key Role in Revealing a Newly Discovered Coral Reef.
During expeditions in the Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park in Australia, scientists utilized a Teledyne SeaBotix ROV to reveal spectacular reefs in habitats from 30-100 meters deep.  Home to rich and abundant marine ecosystems, this new discovery has been said to rival Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
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Congratulations to the Winners of AUVSI RoboSub Competition 2015
Established by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI), the AUVSI Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides students with hands-on robotics activities designed to fuel and sustain their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). One of these activities is the Annual International RoboSub Competition which took place in San Diego from July 20 through the 26th. Teledyne Marine was a proud sponsor of the teams.  And the winners are:

1st Place: San Diego State University
2nd Place: National University of Singapore
3rd Place: Maritime State University
4th Place: California Institute of Technology
5th Place: University of Arizona
6th Place: Far Eastern Federal University
7th Place: Amador Valley High School

Navy Showing Off Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV to Coalition Forces in Arabian Gulf.
In a recurring multi-national exercise, the US Navy EOD technicians explain to members of the Royal Jordanian and United Arab Emirates navies how their Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV can enhance regional security and stability.
Read more> (dvids - Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System

Teledyne SeaBotix ROV Service & Repair Facility in Massachusetts.
Teledyne SeaBotix now has a service support and repair facility within parent organization, Teledyne Marine Systems, which is located in North Falmount, MA.

This facility includes approximately 67,000 square feet of manufacturing, engineering, test and administration resources. With several test tanks, significant technical infrastructure, and trained personnel available, Teledyne SeaBotix customers will now be able to choose factory level service and support locations on either coast of the United States.
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Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV Assists Navy in the Recovery of a Missing Civilian Diver.
Collaborative efforts between the Guam Fire Dept., U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy were called to action to find a missing South Korean tourist who had been diving at the Blue Hole near Apra Harbor, Guam. A Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV300 ROV from the Navy dive team was deployed to assist in the search & recovery.  The ROV, equipped with sonar, tracking system and grabber, was needed to determine the position of the victim and then effect a recovery from a depth of 350 ft (106 m). Teledyne SeaBotix is honored to have played a part in providing closure for the victim’s family in such tragic circumstances.
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Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV- Research Initiatives with Links to Life on Mars.
Teledyne SeaBotix vLBV ROV was utilized in a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Naval Post-Graduate School (NPS) research project which required the vLBV to operate under the ice of Pavilion Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Data was collected on rare microbialite structures on the lake floor.  More research is planned for Antarctica in hopes of providing links to possible life on Mars.
Read article> (Bridge River Liliooet News)

Leading the Way to Underwater Technology Solutions for the Nuclear Industry.
Three Teledyne SeaBotix vLBVs are providing nuclear industry solutions for James Fisher Nuclear Ltd. while operating in hazardous environments within storage ponds at the Sellafield nuclear facility in Northern England. Over 4500 Kg of waste material has been inspected and repositioned within storage ponds in over 200 hours of operations using vLBV300 ROVs fitted with specially designed grabber arm skids.
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Watch Video> ROV grabbing and lifting a cobalt 60 cartridge weighing approximately 5 Kg. (Courtesy of Sellafield Ltd & James Fisher Nuclear)

A New Era for SeaBotix.
The Teledyne Marine Systems group, leading providers of undersea vehicles and subsea infrastructure, announced that SeaBotix will join the Marine Systems group of companies.
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SeaBotix Showcased at The Maritime Alliance BlueTech & Blue Economy Summit.
SeaBotix was one of the participants in the 6th Annual BlueTech & Blue Economy Summit, organized by The Maritime Alliance and held on 12-13 November in San Diego. The Maritime Alliance is the cluster organizer for the San Diego maritime technology community and fosters maritime business and technology innovation through collaboration around the U.S. and the world.
Learn More> (Read U-T San Diego Article)

SeaBotix LBV Performed Inspections in Support of Emergency Action Plans for High Hazard Dams.
Pro-ROV Services, a San Diego based hydrographic imaging, inspection and survey company, used a SeaBotix LBV to perform three dam inspections for the Wyoming Safety of Dams section.
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U.S. Navy Divers Show Colombian Divers how to Operate SeaBotix LBV MiniROVs.
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) are in Colombia working with divers from the Armada de la Rebublica de Colombia as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014. Training sessions include exercises with SeaBotix LBVs.

U.S. military teams work with partner nation forces during naval-focused training exercises, military-to-military engagements and community relations projects in an effort to enhance partnerships with regional maritime activities and improve the operational readiness of participants. 

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Merced County Sheriffs Department Recovers Body in 120ft
The body of a man that jumped from a 150ft high bridge on Lake Don Pedro was recovered by Merced County Sheriffs department using their LBV300-5 with Gemini and Grabber.
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ROV based HD sonar enables realtime 3D perception
The latest combination of the stable/powerful vLBV300 ROV platform with the ARIS HD sonar from Sound Metrics incorporating roll has produced a new solution that enables 3D perception.
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Sound Metrics ARIS sonar available on vLBV300
The newest ultra high resolution multibeam sonar from Sound Metrics is now available on the vLBV300. A unique approach to 3D perception is created with the pitch/roll sonar skid.
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Kongsberg Mesotech sonars available on vLBV/LBV300-5
Legendary sonar manufacturer Kongsberg has teamed with SeaBotix to produce a highly capable compact ROV system with amazing scanning sonar.
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US Navy EOD conducts explosives training with LBV in Bahrain
Members from the US Navy EODMU-1, 11 and 12 train on use of providing countermeasures with the LBV300-5.
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Bergen County Police debuts new LBV200-4
Bergen County Police recently acquired a new LBV200-4 system for body and weapons search capabilities.
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SARbot UK assists with search for missing boy
UK based SARbot team helps local authorities searching for a four year old missing boy using hi-tech equipment.
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SeaBotix collaborates with Canadian Navy at RIMPAC 2012
SeaBotix assisted the Royal Canadian Navy onboard their vessels during the RIMPAC 2012 Naval exercises.
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SeaBotix and US Navy EOD help with Operation Clean Sweep
SeaBotix and US Navy EOD divers helped to locate, identify and recover debris from the ocean floor.
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Franklin County Recovers Body with SARbot
The body of a person missing since December, 2011 was found and recovered using the SARbot.
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Orca Maritime Recovers Experimental AUV with vLBV300
SeaBotix client Orca Maritime recovered an experimental AUV in 200 meters of water offshore from San Clemente.
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vLBVVectored MIniROV with exceptional power to drag, stability and available suite of sensors.

300 Meters
250-2,000 Meters
6 x Brushless DC

vLBVIncreased depth capability in the highly acclaimed compact MiniROV layout.

950 Meters
500-1,250 Meters
6 x Brushless DC

vLBCThe vLBC tracked crawler hybrid for increased capability and versatility.

Max Current:
5+ Knots
Vortex 28kg f
Tracked Drive


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