The Ziphius™ product has two fundamental components for normal operation: The Ziphius™ itself and the user’s mobile device (Smartphone or Tablet). Here you will find information about the main technical specifications and operational modes on the Ziphius™ side. To learn about the mobile device requirements go to the Compatibility page.

PLEASE NOTE that the mobile device IS NOT INCLUDED must be acquired separately.

Component Feature Requirements
Access Point Connection to controller device (smartphone, tablet) requires a 802.11 access point on board.
Range ~90m (300 ft), open space.
Antenna  Omnidirectional antenna.
Camera HD 720p module attached to a servo arm with ~160º rotation
Video on board Record video stream in HD quality (720p, 30fps) to on-board memory. Start/stop controlled from mobile device. Allow video download from mobile device through WiFi connection.
 Video streaming  Real-time low latency video streaming through WiFi connection.
Memory Data memory Video and High Quality photos stored in a MicroSD card.
Brushless DC Motors Differential drive Independent control of two brushless DC motors with reverse.
Speed controllers One ESC per motor.
Type LiFePO4 battery
Charger External charger with 110-220V (home plug) or 12V (car/cigarette lighter plug).
Autonomy ~one hour under average conditions of use.
Level report Battery level is sent to the controller device through the WiFi connection.
 Low voltage cut-off  Circuit should not allow battery to drain (below 2.5V). It damages the battery.
Lighting Flashlight Strong white LED to improve video quality in low lighting conditions. Intensity controlled by software.
Signal Strong LED. Intensity controlled by software.
On/Off Switch Main switch External reed switch turns on and off all the systems.
Colors Available colors White, black, yellow, orange, pink
Weight With standard cover ~ 1,5 kg
Dimensions Width x Length x Height ~ 25 cm x ~ 40 cm x ~ 20 cm


Operation Modes

Turning ON Visual feedback sequence at time of activation (Use signal light and make sounds). Goes into “normal operation” mode.
Turning OFF Visual feedback sequence at time of activation (use signal light). All systems are turned off.
Goes into “off” mode.
Connection lost The system enters into a “low energy consumption mode”. System automatically transitions into this mode when the WiFi connection is lost and returns to “normal operation” mode when connection is recovered.
Charging Visual feedback for battery charging (Use signal light). System automatically transitions to this mode when charger is plugged in.
Charged Visual feedback for battery charged (Use signal light). System automatically transitions to this mode when charger is plugged in and battery is fully charged.
Normal operation All systems are fully operational.
Off All systems are turned off.
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