Most powerful underwater lighting
Last updated: September 5, 2017 at 18:39 pm
The 6,000 m (20,000 ft) depth capable Medusa, built by Phoenix International, Inc., is a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) that carries 10 high-powered, independently movable and controllable, HMI lights. Medusa can produce a total of 12,000 watts of illumination. It was suspended over the wreck of the RMS Titanic for the making of James Cameron’s Ghosts of the Abyss in 2001.
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