Oceanus mini-lite rov system

Our smallest and most affordable ROV system features a topside control hub with a built-in, removable tablet ROV controller. 

starting at $19,995 usd

Manufactured Retail Sales Price

(MRSP price varies depending on the length of the requested ROV tether and other ROV accessories not included in the base price.)

MarineNav’s Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV system includes the following:

• Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV
• Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV Topside Control system
• Tablet with proprietary FCS-Lite software
• 26-ballast weight bolts and nuts
• Spare fasteners kit
• IP-rated rugged hard-shell transport cases
• ROV Operator manual and documentation
• MarineNav’s 1-year limited warranty*

Entry-level ROV system...with room to grow

Includes the Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV, Topside ROV control case with PC tablet with MarineNav FCS-Lite operating system

The Oceanus Mini Lite ROV system is independently certified to operate to a maximum standard depth of 305 m (1000 ft). This feature-rich inspection class ROV is ideal for vessel and infrastructure inspection, locating and assisting ghost gear retrieval or visually documenting evidence. This user-friendly ROV system is the choice of novice and experienced pilots alike and features an extremely compact design for ease of transport. 

The Oceanus Mini Lite Topside is protected by a one-year limited warranty extended to all components manufactured by MarineNav. The removable tablet is a third-party component with warranties as extended through the manufacturer. MarineNav's ROV is protected by a two-year limited warranty. Conditions apply.

Standard Features include

    An unparalleled control system and superior thruster performance deliver fully vectorized ROV maneuverability.
  • POWER OVER TETHERNo ROV onboard battery for virtually unlimited dive times. Topside power input 110-240V AC, 300V DC out to ROV. The topside PC is rechargeable through connecting port built into the Topside Case.
    (Maximum speed test conducted with ROV fitted with performance float block and absence of all ballast weights).
  • DEPTH RATING OF 305m (1000 ft).
    The Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV is independently certified to a depth of 305m (1000ft).
  • ROV WEIGHT OF 10.8 kg (23.8 Lb)
    Compact design and reduced footprint equate to a lightweight ROV.
  • 1080P HD VIDEO
    High definition camera with +/- 120° tilt functionality provides stunning image captures.
    Two front-facing ROV lights with incremental brightness controlled using the topside Flight Control Software. Upgrade to an optional handheld joystick controller to control light brightness with button commands.
    With an exterior measurement of 15.8" (L) x 12.1" (W) x 6.8" (H) and weighing 7.39 kg (16.3 Lb) the IP-rated topside case functions as the operational hub of the Oceanus Mini Lite ROV system.
    Device stores hours of content. Remove the PC tablet from the topside control case swing arm and download data to other devices.
    Touch-sensitive commands that display all ROV controls in a series of clear, easily viewed modules. Touch to engage function, enlarge module for precise function adjustment.
  • Built-In Wireless Communication
    Wireless communication between PC tablet and topside case to a range of < 25m. 
    Our Oceanus Multiport communication system allows rapid integration of third-party accessories, software and external processors.
    The Oceanus Mini-Lite ROV is compatible with Oceanus Mini / Pro topside control system and many RS485 ROV accessories.
    Control crucial ROV functions with a MarineNav Oceanus Joystick Handheld Controller by connecting to one of the Oceanus Mini-Lite available USB ports (Available as an optional system upgrade to either the Oceanus Hand Controller v2.1 or v3.0.).
    An optional system upgrade, neutrally buoyant tether lengths available to a maximum of 500m length upon request. (Contract MarineNav for options and pricing).

North Atlantic Tough. Trusted Everywhere.

Mission ready ROV systems delivered in IP rated hardshell cases. Connect system in minutes and easily deployed by a single person
Portable, mission-ready ROVs that can be set up and deployed within minutes by a single person.

Fully assembled ROV system components are delivered in portable, waterproof cases easily wheeled or carried by a single individual. Connection of ROV components to easily identifiable connection ports and quick computer boot-up sequence minimizes set-up time for ROV deployment.

ROV System includes comprehensive operator manuals that will have you familiarized with and flying your MarineNav ROV quickly.

ROV chassis is manufactured from anodized metal. Independently certified
ROV chassis is manufactured from anodized metal. Independently certified.

We incorporate proven marine-grade materials and components in all our ROV systems, including metalwork fabricated on-site from machine-milled marine-grade aluminum, protected by an anodized finish. Rigorous testing of all ROV components ensures our ROV systems withstand extensive use in the harshest conditions. MarineNav ROV systems are independently certified to a standard depth of 300m.

Thrusters 3D printed carbon fibre construction. Vectorized thrusters design. ROV power to spare
Thrusters 3D printed carbon fibre construction. Vectorized thrusters design. ROV power to spare.

Six powerful vectorized thruster engines generate ROV speeds up to 4 knots, Oceanus ROV systems provide top-of-class speed and lift capabilities, and lateral axis ROV movement is standard.

The carbon fibre thruster assembly makes these extremely durable, especially in ice-cold water. Unlike typical plastic thrusters, our thrusters withstand drops, dirt, scrapes, and bumps.

Power over tether design
Power over tether design.

MarineNav ROV tether provides communications, streaming video and a pair of independent auxiliary conductors for compatible ROV accessory use with no noticeable electrical interruption or video lag tested to tether lengths of 500 meters. MarineNav neutrally buoyant ROV tether is made from regionally sourced and fabricated components and is available as measured or custom-cut tether lengths.

Pair your ROV tether with a MarineNav Tether Deployment system. Our tether deployment reels can accommodate tether lengths measuring up to 600 meters.

Streaming 1080P HD video feed. +/- 120° tilt camera gimbal
Streaming 1080P HD video feed.
+/- 120° tilt camera gimbal.

Protected by side bumpers and a resilient acrylic front-facing dome, MarineNav's 1080P high-definition camera captures real-time streaming video and stunning still images. A redesigned camera gimbal system enables +/- 120° tilt control and a 120° field of view via the ROV systems onboard front camera system.

Streaming video is viewed on the Topside Control Case's 18.5" TFT active matrix widescreen video display, while the HDMI out port allows for connection to another HD display.

Responsive ROV hand controllers. Rugged topside ROV control hub. Touch-sensitive software
Rugged topside ROV control hub. Touch-sensitive software.

Flying an Oceanus ROV is easy, even with no previous experience, when using integrated Flight Control System (FCS) software. Intuitive touch-sensitive proprietary FCS software viewed on a dedicated 10" touch-sensitive tablet display enables pilots to access crucial ROV data modules, allowing changes to ROVs on the fly.  And with the optional upgrade to one of our Oceanus Hand Controllers with tablet mount bracket, flying your ROV while accessing crucial ROV settings on the fly makes piloting a breeze.

Increase ROV functionality with MarineNav designed, and third-party ROV attachments
Increase ROV functionality with MarineNav designed, and third-party ROV attachments.

MarineNav produces a range of ROV accessories designed to perform task-specific functions crucial to the success of your dive mission. Our in-house design team will work with you to develop a bespoke attachment for your required need.

MarineNav ROV systems are compatible with many popular third-party brand ROV attachments. Contact us for information regarding third-party ROV accessories or any proprietary MarineNav ROV attachments.

International sales and support provided by an extensive network of authorized distributors
International sales and support provided by an extensive network of authorized distributors.

MarineNav products are available through an authorized distribution network spanning four continents. A growing number of international sales and support staff ensures help is available when you need it, wherever you may be.

MarineNav Designed, Engineered and Manufactured In-House, In Canada
MarineNav's single axis manipulator arm ROV attachment

increase productivity with a selection of rOV accessories

Our passion is building fully customized display units from the ground up for our customers. Our in-house design and manufacturing department will manufacture a fully customized display unit to meet your requirements.

We design, manufacture and assemble all products at our facility in PEI, Canada.

Phone: +1 (902) 838-7011
Email: sales@marinenav.ca


Be it a day, week, month, or longer, MarineNav ROVs are available for rent. Choose from MarineNav's Oceanus Mini, Pro or Ultimate ROV system. Each rental has been individually tested and equipped with a single-axis manipulator and 40 meters of ROV tether. Optional upgrades are available.

ROV service packages

Neglecting regular servicing of your ROV could mean costly future repairs and may nullify your Oceanus ROV system warranty. ROV maintenance and service conducted by qualified MarineNav staff. Our service packages will ensure your ROV is operating to optimal levels.

Terms and conditions

* MarineNav's Oceanus Mini Lite topside is protected by a one-year limited warranty. The third-party tablet is covered by a third-party manufacturer's warranty. MarineNav’s two-year limited warranty is extended to the Oceanus Lite ROV and made available upon registering your MarineNav ROV system within the first year of purchase. For ROV warranty to be valid all scheduled ROV maintenance must be followed according to manufacturers guidelines. The following restrictions apply;

a) MarineNav Ltd warrants that tether supplied with ROV systems or supplied separately will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of shipment.

b) MarineNav Ltd warrants that tether whips that were provided as part of an ROV system at the time of original shipment will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of six (6) months from the date of shipment.

c) MarineNav Ltd warrants that thruster motors that were provided as part of an ROV system at the time of original shipment will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of one (1) year from the date of shipment. This does not include wearable parts such as propellers, which are considered consumable items. Tampering, misuse and regular wear are not covered by warranties.

d) MarineNav Ltd warranties exclude corrosion that may occur on ROV metallic parts caused in part by improper cleaning and storage of ROV after each mission. Refer to your owner’s manual for proper cleaning and maintenance of your ROV system.

e) MarineNav's 2-year limited warranty does not extend to the topside control case built-in PC tablet. Refer to the manufacturer's warranty.

× While we strive to ensure the accuracy of all items and descriptions in this document, this is not always possible. Specifications, options, pricing and availability are subject to change without notice. Errors and omissions excepted. We reserve the right to limit quantities.


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