Hydromea LUMA 500

Underwater wireless communication


Small optical wireless communication system for use underwater, allows tether less ROV operation and some video transmission. Acts as a serial connection between devices:

  • Underwater optical modem
  • Allows wireless underwater communication
  • Up to 50m range
  • Up to 500 kb/s

Kit contents

  • 2 Hydromea optical modems
  • USB to serial cables

Required skills & qualifications

  • Systems Integration

Additional considerations

  • Need laptop for programming and/or setup, or one can be included in hire

Daily hire cost inc. VAT


*Cost will vary dependent on duration of hire and support required

**There is 1 available at University of Manchester



Hydromea LUMA 500 is available at the following facilities:

  • University of Manchester, RAICo One Whitehaven Facility
    On Site Use & Delivery Available