Periodic Maintenance

The following tables provide information for periodic inspection and maintenance. All users should follow these guidelines, however, some repair / replacement procedures require advanced training.

Action Frequency Skill Level for Repair / Replacement Reference / Notes
External Visual Inspection Before and after every dive. All Users See the Quick Start Guide in the Operator's Manual.
Fresh Water Soak After every dive. All Users See the Quick Start Guide in the Operator's Manual.
Propeller Replacement When the propeller blade is cracked, chipped or excessively worn. All Users See the horizontal or vertical propeller removal and replacement instructions in the Maintenance Manual.
Float Block Replacement If the ROV is used in environments where the float block is routinely scraped, such as in ship hull inspections, the float block should be replaced if the outer shell is significantly worn. The float block should be replaced before the outer shell is worn through to the core material. All Users See the float block removal and replacement instructions in the Maintenance Manual.
Camera Dome Replacement When the dome is scratched or marred within the camera's view.

When the dome has deep scratches or cracks.

Advanced Training Required See the
Frame Component Replacement With proper maintenance and cleaning, most framecomponents have life expectancy of many years. If you notice cracks, or other signs of damage, you may need to replace that component. Advanced Training Required See the specific instructions for each component in the removal and replacement section of the Maintenance Manual.

Procedures with a skill level of "Advanced Training Required" require knowledge and skill levels beyond what is presented in this user manual. VideoRay offers training courses for operators and technicians to address these needs. Contact VideoRay for more information.


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