Optional, additional and spare equipment for your Triton submersible.

All Submersibles

Interchangeable Expedition Skids

Triton provides interchangeable skids which allow owners and charter firms to outfit their submersibles to carry out Scientific, Archaeologic and Film & TV production roles. Each can be customized to exacting requirements and each integrates seamlessly with the submersible.

For more information about skids, please contact Craig Barnett.

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Triton Submersible Camera Rig

Film & TV Rig

Lighting and camera package for UHD TV and Digital Cinema production.

Triton for Film & TV

Archaeology Skid

Manipulation, measurement and analysis equipment for archaeological expeditions.

Triton for Archaeology

Science Skid

Sample taking, measuring and recording equipment for scientific research and analysis.

Triton for Science

Triton Expedition Spares Package

Spares & Consumables Packages

Triton provides packages of spares and consumables designed to offer the assurance of vessel availability for expeditions of varying lengths and complexities. Each packages can be further tailored for specific itineraries upon request.

For more information about support packages, please contact Craig Barnett.

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Basic Spares Package

All such parts considered critical have been included in Triton’s Basic Spares Package. Man-rated penetrators, essential equipment such as thrusters and underwater telephone components are included alongside items such as replacement fuses, circuit breakers and switches for critical systems.

Offshore Spares Package

In situations where diving operations are frequent and minimal down time is preferred, Triton recommends upgrading to a package with a more substantial spares quantity. The spare parts offered in the Offshore Package include an extra thruster as well as spares for non-critical items and systems with more modest lead times.

Expedition Spares Package

For the dive operator who is routinely diving in remote areas, a complete set of spare parts is essential. Triton has created the ultimate spares package that includes critical and non-critical replacement parts. Every attempt has been made to assemble a package that will best ensure a challenging dive project is successful.

Triton Expedition Spares Package

Manipulator Upgrade Options

For scientific or archaeological projects that involve the collection of delicate objects and/or the necessity for extremely delicate operation of the manipulator arms, Triton recommends upgrading the standard, rate controlled, 6-function manipulator arm to a position controlled, 7-function arm, for increased dexterity and fine scaled control, and with specially padded jaws for delicate object retrieval. An additional option is the additional of a second manipulator arm, depending on project needs and the prevailing data collection conditions.

For more information about optional manipulators, contact Craig Barnett.

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Triton for Science Triton for Archaeology

Fly-out ROV Option

For the interior penetration of intact or semi-intact shipwrecks, Triton offers the installation of a micro ROV (21 x 15 x 17 cm) carrying an impressive 800 tvl x 0.1 lux camera with lights, with an 80 m cable, housed in a garage (70 x 60 x 17 cm) on the side of the sub. Controlled by technicians within the sphere, this ROV can be used to penetrate small spaces within shipwrecks and provide recordable visual information to the sub pilot and passengers, up to 70m away from the sub.

For more information about fly-out ROV’s, contact Craig Barnett.

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Triton for Archaeology

Triton Expedition Spares Package

Integration Equipment

Triton can supply the equipment essential to integrate seamlessly with your chosen vessel. This equipment typically includes:

  • HP Air Compressor with breathing quality filtration system
  • Battery Chargers
  • Oxygen transfer or booster pump
  • HP Oxygen Storage Cylinders
  • Vacuum pump with nitrogen backfill system

Optional Equipment

Every Triton submersible is delivered with a robust package of standard equipment. The majority of buyers elect to add additional, optional equipment.

With the sole exception of the Triton 36,000/3, all Triton submersibles are delivered with the following standard equipment:

Analog Instrumentation

  • Main high-pressure air gauge
  • Reserve high-pressure air gauge
  • Main high-pressure metabolic oxygen (O2) gauge
  • Reserve high-pressure metabolic oxygen gauge
  • Cabin metabolic oxygen (O2) supply pressure gauge
  • Cabin metabolic oxygen (O2) supply flow rate meter
  • Cabin pressure gauge (aneroid barometer)
  • Cabin temperature thermometer
  • Cabin humidity hygrometer
  • Main depth gauge
  • Redundant depth gauge
  • Hydraulic system pressure gauge
  • Hydraulic system oil level indicator
  • Pitch and roll angle clinometers (two each)
  • Clock

Electronic Instrumentation

  • Horizontal situation indicator (HSI) – heading, roll, pitch
  • Depth– distance to surface
  • Altitude – distance to bottom
  • Variable ballast tank water level
  • High-pressure air – main and reserve bank pressure
  • High-pressure oxygen (O2) – main and reserve pressure
  • Cabin environment (%O2) – monitor and alarm
  • Cabin environment (%CO2) – monitor and alarm
  • Cabin environment temperature
  • Cabin environment relative humidity
  • Cabin environment freon monitor and alarm
  • Main 288 Volt battery bank – voltage and amperage
  • Port 24 V Battery Bank – voltage and amperage
  • Starboard 24 V Battery Bank – voltage and amperage
  • Ground fault monitors with alarms (2)
  • Leak detectors with alarms (6)
  • Battery box hydrogen sensors with alarms (2)

To ensure the safe and effective operation of Triton submersibles, the following additional equipment with a value in excess of $200,000 has been included at no extra charge:

USBL Tracking System with Acoustic Modem

The Ultra Short Base Line (USBL) tracking system uses two-way acoustic communication to calculate the relative position of a surface vessel-mounted transceiver to an underwater vehicle-mounted beacon and allows the submersible to be tracked underwater.

Triton’s exclusive Worldview Navigation System

Triton’s proprietary ‘WorldView’ navigation system maintains live tracking and positional data of the submersible, host vessel and other points of interest. Using GPS from the host vessel and USBL tracking, pilots can monitor the submersible’s position, dive repeatedly to a point of interest and even track other vehicles.

BlueView Sonar

The Teledyne Blueview imaging sonar is specifically designed to increase operating effectiveness in low and/or zero visibility conditions with both mid-range detection and close- range identification capabilities from moving platforms. Fitted aboard Triton submersibles it enhances the pilot’s situational awareness, assists in locating hazards and aids orientation when supplementing the onboard chart plotter.

All required support equipment

Includes oxygen booster, compressor, battery chargers, submersible cover, specialty tools, hoses, whips and cables.

While the following equipment is considered optional, we have found that these particular instruments have repeatedly demonstrated their value regardless of the mission profile. From operating in crystal clear waters of the tropics to zero visibility in Alaska, to the darkest depths found mid-ocean to the icy cold Antarctic Peninsula, this equipment is exactly what any serious submersible team would need to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for both the submersible operators, guests and the surface control group.

Full Spectrum Chirp Technology Sounder / GPS

Allows the pilot to see a virtual representation of the bottom in over 5,000 feet of water. Knowing altitude off bottom as well as seeing the contour itself is crucial to safe navigation. Being able to see fish, obstacles, ship wrecks and other submersibles beneath are also clear advantages.

Doppler Velocity Log

A DVL provides a variety of instrumentation capabilities in a single package including velocity (both vertical and horizontal) heading, depth, altitude, temperature and even current speed and direction. A DVL measures speed relative to the bottom provided the submersible is in water depth within the capability of the unit.


A manipulator will allow you to pick up objects while you are diving. The pilot can collect samples, set video or scientific equipment on the bottom, hold onto an outcrop to remain stationary or sever lines or other entanglement hazards.

Sub-mounted mini ROV

Shipwreck and cave penetrations for reconnaissance and videography have shown that sub mounted ROVs can be highly useful.


Hydrophone technology enables you to hear ambient ocean sounds.

This ability can easily be used for scientific purposes as well as the pure enjoyment of listening to the ocean. This becomes especially interesting in the presence of ocean mammals.

Underwater tooling

  • Grabber arm
  • Specialized lighting systems
  • Rock drill
  • Core drill
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Magnetometer
  • Pipe tracker
  • Acoustic releases
  • Laser measurement systems

Environment Sampling Sensors

  • CTD (Conductivity, temperature & depth)
  • Fluorometers – oil and/or chlorophyll
  • Transmissometer
  • CDOM (Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Material)
  • Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
  • PH Meter
  • PAR (Photometric Available Radiation)
  • Turbidity Meter
  • Ion specific sensors
  • Hydrophones and recorders

Imaging Systems

  • Standard / Broadcast Quality camera systems

Photomosaic Camera Systems

  • Geo-referenced, ortho-rectified video systems
  • 3D stereoscopic cameras
  • SIT, infrared and HDR cameras
  • Pan & Tilt units

Precision Navigation Systems

  • High accuracy Gyrocompass
  • Long Baseline Acoustic Tracking System
  • Oilfield Bottom Triangulation Systems

Sampling Systems

  • Tube core
  • Box core
  • Suction sampler
  • Carousel sampling system

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