Relax in the boat and bob over the water, enjoy the water and the silence: Many people associate this with fishing. Powervision now wants to change the way of fishing and introduces the PowerRay, an underwater drone for fishers, divers and sea lovers. What makes it the best drone for fishing? Keep reading
The underwater drone PowerRay by PowerVision is something extraordinary. The PowerRay not only impresses with its features but also with its unique design. With the help of the 4k UHD camera (12 megapixels) and Real Time Streaming, you can see on your smartphone the live image which the PowerRay captures in razor-sharp detail.
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Easy to control with live stream
The control of this special drone is ultra simple. The PowerRay is connected via a cable to a WLAN access point and controlled via it. Thanks to the 4K camera and WiFi live stream, the user can follow the action underwater directly on the smartphone display.
The PowerRay is placed in the water and then controlled via remote control or an app. With its high-resolution cameras and two bright spotlights, 4K UHD shots or photos are sent directly to the tablet or smartphone. 4K gives you razor-sharp images of the underwater world. An integrated echo sounder sends fish signals, bottom structures and water temperature to the screen. In this way, you can even recognize structures that the camera cannot detect.
Virtual reality goggles support
A signal is always sent to the end device so that you can see precisely where the PowerRay is at the moment. Of course, the recordings and data can also be recorded to use them again for a later tour. If you like it even more realistic, you can dive directly into the underwater world with virtual reality glasses.
To make the goggles waterproof, PowerVision has teamed up with lens manufacturer Zeiss so you can swim around like a fish. It’s quite nice, although a bit dizzy.
Fishing made easy
At the front end you can cast a bait to help you fish. To see what’s floating around the lure, the PowerRay can stream live with up to 1080p and record with 4k. Built-in spotlights at the front help even in murky water or at night.
The PowerRay is always connected to the water surface with a cable. So you don’t lose the PowerRay in the depth or if it gets tangled up somewhere down there, the cable can be disconnected from the drone at the push of a button. This triggers an automatic mode that lets the drone float to the surface. At most, the cable is lost, but not the drone.
Three engines allow the pilot to dive up to 30 meters deep. With the built-in sonar, the drone can see down to 70 meters. The underwater drone can locate shoals of fish and provide information on water temperature, depth, and landscape.
PowerVision PowerRay Wizard specs
- The maximum diving depth is 98 ft (30 meters).
- The dive time is up to 4 hours.
- The maximum speed is 3-4 knots (3.5-4.5 mph).
- Sink rate up to 0.58 knots
- Video storage capacity 32GB
- Battery: 14.8V / 6400mAh LiPo
- Dimensions: 18.3 x 10.8 x 5.5 inches / 465mm x 270mm x 126mm
- Weight: 3,8kg
- Camera is 4K UHD 12 MP
What’s in the box
- PowerRay Vehicle 64G
- PowerSeeker fishfinder
- ZEISS VR ONE Plus Goggles
- Base station
- 23–foot communication cable
- Intelligent charger
- Carry-on case
Final thoughts on PowerRay Wizard
PowerRay is a lot of fun. Both at the beach and in the open water, because the cameras deliver pin sharp pictures of the underwater world. And by the way, you don’t have to wait until the Caribbean holidays to get a PowerRay. From experience, I can tell you that the domestic underwater world is also fantastic.
PowerRay is not what you were looking for? Have a look at these underwater drones as well: BIKI, BW Space and Whiteshark Mix. Feel free to let me know your thoughts on my Powerray Wizard review in comments section down below.