The deepest of the deep diving Pisces series, Pisces VI has a current operational depth of 6,600 feet with a design depth of 8,300 feet. Pisces is powered by two 7 HP variable geometry thrusters that can propel the sub up to 3 knots. Power is supplied by a 42 Kilowatt redundant battery bank. Pisces has three 6 inch forward looking viewports with a 14 inch outside diameter. When the refit is complete, Pisces will be able to carry up to three passengers with one pilot. Pisces will have life support for a minimum of 140 hours underwater and will be equipped for a routine mission length of up to 12 hours. Communication is accomplished with a 100 watt, 27 KHz underwater telephone capable of broadcasting over five miles.
2500 meters (8300 feet)
7.272 kg (16,000 pounds)
2 passengers and 1 pilot
12 hours with a 120 hour reserve