Tech Tip: The Future is Looking Bright

Tech Tip: The Future is Looking Bright

It’s a new year… so out with the old and in with the new! In this case, the “old” is the halogen light bulbs found on all of our legacy Versatrax 150™ systems (101 lights), parallel Versatrax 100™ and MicroMag™ crawlers (601 lights).

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Far and Tether

Far and Tether

Umbilical. Tether. Cable. Control wire. Call it what you will, the electrical connection to your remotely operated vehicle is, quite literally, its lifeline. And it should be treated as such. Inuktun tethers typically provide not only the power and control signals for the vehicle, but also a strength member that allows for retrieval in emergency situations. Proper handling and storage can prevent damage resulting in costly re-termination or replacement and unnecessary down time. Here we offer a few tips for maximum tether life and reliability.

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