the undersea aquahoverer is a two-seater personal submarine
 

the undersea aquahoverer is a two-seater personal submarine

 

purveyor of gadgetry and elegant gifts, hammacher schlemmer, introduces a revolutionary way of underwater travel. the ‘undersea aquahoverer’ is one of the easiest personal submarines to operate in the world, as it hovers in-place without the need for adjusting ballast; or managing drop weights. requiring no more skill than driving a car, the submersible’s fixed positive buoyancy combines with its six 400-rpm, 1.2-kilowatt ducted propellers—two front and four rear—to provide easy omnidirectional movement and stand-still hovering underwater next to reefs; wrecks; and exotic underwater species.

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hammacher schlemmer ‘s portfolio boasts a vehicle capable of exploring the twilight zone down to a depth of 400’. ‘undersea aquahoverer’s’ streamlined composite pressure hull can keep two passengers safe in custom carbon fiber seats, with acrylic domes optimized for clear underwater sightseeing.

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power: 15kWh battery
dimensions: 16 1/2′ l x 75″ w x 43 1/4″

 

 

intuitive and fly-by-wire controls (from either cockpit); two independent digitally monitored oxygen systems; and a closed-circuit internal (and VHF-to-surface) communications system provide submariners with a safe, flexible environment for investigating underwater anomalies.

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total weight: 3,968 lbs

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can be controlled from either cockpit

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