Arctic Rays, LLC has released to the wider market its robust miniature self-contained deep-sea LED flasher designed to aid in vehicle recovery. Anglerfish is a 380 lumen LED with 360 degree collimating optic can be seen from a distance as far away as 5 nautical miles from any direction.
Its built-in daylight sensor prevents operation during daylight. Standard output is a double burst every 2 seconds, customizable upon request The Anglerfish easily mounts to vehicle masts and connects to power and control via a standard three pin connector.
Anglerfish is currently being used on the Remus 100 and 600 autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). According to the manufacturer, it was selected because it is low cost, low power, and is easily installed. In addition, unlike potted LED solutions, its 1 ATM housing design allows easy repair and replacement and is not as prone to leakage.
The compact design weighs 30 grams in water, has a power draw of .55 W, and is available in depth ratings of 1,000 or 2,500 meters.