Ruggedized video recording PC case with HD video camera & light control & two diver radio.

The latest developed PCDVR case is based on an Intel PC with windows 10 operating platform. The PCDVR is a standard PC platform with the options of video recording, sonar data input, GPS input, or any other device input/output all together or separate controlled form various software applications.

The PCDVR has a built in 1,2 or 4 channel video capture with the Novasub DVR software. For all channels the Novasub video camera and light drivers can be installed and are fully controlled from the DVR software. Video overlay is based on text, time, date & data overlay and bitmap overlay of company logo or any other image. The monitor is a full HD high bright daylight monitor with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and 1000 candela LED light.

The PCDVR can be fitted with a Novasub 1, 2 or 3 CH divers comms radio. All connections are on the side or back of the case. The PCDVR is also fitted with connectors for depth input directly to the video overlay or via the DDG diver depth gauge. The battery has a built in backup with automatic charger. This back battery is only for the PC monitor and comms. not for the cameras & light.

  • PC i7 Intel
  • SD and HD video capture + DVR
  • Splash proof
  • Video overlay
  • 22” Full HD daylight monitor (100 nits)
  • Cam & Light Control
  • Divers comms radio
  • UPS power backup
  • Solid state hard disk
  • Touchscreen
  • Any Digital or analogue sensor readout and logging (Ex. Diver Depth)
  • Sensor hardware built in (Sonar, GPS, or any other device)
  • Novasub camera and LED light control
  • LYYN video enhancer for composite video signal
  • Wifi


Panel Type : TFT LCD, Touch screen (resistive)
Panel Size : 22.0”
Max. Resolution : Full HD (1920×1080)
Backlight : LED
Brightness : 1000 cd/m2 (Typical), 1500 optional
Contrast Ratio : 1000:1 (DCR)
Viewing Angle (H/V) : 85°/80° (Typical)
Speaker : 2 W x 2

PC specifications and external connections

Processor : Intel Quad Core i7 3 GHz
Installed memory : 8 Gb
Harddisks : 1x SSD 120 Gb + 1x SSD 240 Gb
USB : 3x USB
Video : 1x HDMI
Serial : 1x RS485 (reserved for NovaBus), 2x rs232 (DB9F)
LAN Support : 1x Gigabit Ethernet, RJ45

Novasub DVR

Channels : 1,2,4 and 8 channel live viewing and recording @ D1/HD -25 fps per channel
Controls of hardware : Novasub camera and LED light control, on/off  and light dimmer
Recording & Live view : Full resolution of inputs @ 25 fps per channel
Playback : Playback of each channel separately
Window configurations : User can make any window size & position per channel
Bitmap / shape overlay : Color bitmap and shape overlay any size and place (in live view and recording)
Dynamic Data & Text overlay : User configurable font with time, date, data and text overlay
Diver Monitor : Diver depth & time monitoring with logging and dive profile display
Menu controls : Rec, Pause, Play, Overlay, channel, window position & size

Video Overlay per channel

Resolution : Full window any font size and color
Date & Time : Real-time date & time
Data : Real-time display of Depth sensor, Thickness gauge or any Data input
Menu : Menu control for selecting position, fonts size and color  of date, time, free text  and data
Freetext : Free text, edible real-time
Image : Any bitmap images can be positioned and resided on the video overlay
Shape : Shapes, line, circle and rectangle  can be positioned and resided on the video overlay
Stopwatch : Stopwatch function in overlay