Power Tether Products and Technology for Commercial Drones
OEM Drone Power Tether Kit Power tether technology integrated into your drone platform
OEM Drone Power Tether Kit

Power tether technology integrated into your drone platform

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OEM Drone Power Tether Kit Made for drone manufacturers and integrators who need persistent power

Blue Vigil’s OEM power tether solution allows manufacturers and integrators to package our core tether management and power delivery technology into a custom drone/tether platform that can be vehicle-mounted (ground/sea), man-portable or both.

The tether kit consists of four core modules that are independently packaged allowing for flexibility in enclosure design and the ability to accommodate a weather rating up to 1P55. The modules include: tether (wet side), power module (dry side), motor unit and air module (aircraft power conversion).

Tether Base Specifications:
  • 110 V or 220 V AC Input via shore, generator, or inverter power
  • Peak power output: 2500 W
  • Sustained power output: 2000 W @ 220 V AC input
  • JSON interface to tether control module
  • Min Enclosure Dimensions: 52.4 x 42.8 x 20.6 cm (approx.)
  • Weight: 16 kg (not including enclosure)
  • Accommodates IP55 rating
  • Supports multiple modes including: power-only up to 300', data (ethernet) over tether up to 300’,
  • optical tether up to 250’
Air Module Specifications (based upon aircraft requirements):
  • 12 V, 24 V or 48 V options
  • Supports 4S, 6S and 12S batteries
  • In-line power switch adverts battery drain
  • Weight: 200g to 300g based on voltage option
  • Min. Dimensions: 13 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm
  • IP55 rated
  • Option for custom, aircraft integrated design
OEM Evaluation Units

Blue Vigil can provide complete OEM evaluation units that contain the same components as included in the OEM kit but are packaged into a fully operational system to aid in product evaluation and development efforts.

  • Packaged in 2 pelican cases (wet side/dry side)
  • Power supply and necessary connections for working system are included
  • Standard air module (12 V, 24 V or 48 V)
  • Standard power tether of 300’; optional tether configurations are available for Optical and Ethernet
  • Blue Vigil includes 8 hours of engineering support with purchase of the OEM evaluation unit