Be confident. The Reach 5 Mini is a tough and reliable electric subsea manipulator designed for complex environments.  With highly-accurate joint position measurement, and our master/slave topside controller, the Reach 5 Mini is the worlds smallest, smartest, and most dexterous manipulator for the portable ROV community.  A must for operators in the new era of close inspection work and complex intervention.

Blueprint Lab Reach System 1 - Reach 5 Mini Underwater Robotic Manipulator for Subsea ROVs


  • Highly Modular and Configurable – 3,4 or 5 function versions available
  • Master Arm Controller – intuitive operation, minimal training
  • Quick Change End-effector (Options: Quad-Jaw, Pincer, 17mm Rope Cutter)
  • Embedded controllers – no additional POD (WYSIWYG)
  • Adjustable grab force – pick up a sea urchin or cut a cable
  • Active Compliance – enables safe lifting of unbalanced, heavy objects and optimizes stability of the ROV
  • Validated and operating on leading ROV models including Seabotix vLBV, VideoRay, SRS Fusion, and BlueROV2
  • One-click home position
  • Corrosion and scratch resistant anodized aluminium.

Peace of mind. One year warranty included with purchase. Warranty extension plans available to suit your operations.


  • 300m Depth Rating
  • Max Closing Force: 600N
  • Push-rod axial load rating: 100kg
  • Length: 0.5m
  • Outer Diameter: 40mm
  • Lift at full reach: 2.5kg
  • Water Weight: 0.9kg
  • Voltage Input: 18-30V
  • Power Requirement: 35W Max
  • Bus Control: RS232/485
  • Standard Connector: Teledyne 6 Pin EI(W)-55 Impulse Connector
SRS Fusion and Dual Reach 5 Mini configuration conducting underwater Improvised Explosive Device intervention.

Straight-forward integration:

What's in the box?

  • Blueprint Lab Manipulator
  • 3D Space Mouse
  • 1.8m Cable Whip (Teledyne 6-Pin IE(W)-55 Impulse Female to un-terminated 6-core)
  • RS232 and RS485 Interface Board
  • 24V Power Adaptor (for your region)
  • USB-to-Micro USB Cable
  • Reach Control Lite software
  • Integration and Operators Manual
Reach 5 mini Robotic arm package showing contents
R5M Robotic Arm Package Contents


Some of our validated vehicle integrations:

  • Video Ray MSS Defender, Pro4, Pro5
  • SRS Fusion
  • Teledyne Seabotix vLBV
  • BlueRobotics BlueROV2
  • Oceanbotics SRV-8


A powerful graphic interface for controlling, monitoring and configuring all available RS1 modules.
  • Communicates over TCP/IP,  serial, or UDP.
  • Provides intuitive control of position, velocity and current.
  • Kinematics Engine – Cartesian End-Effector Control.
  • Comprehensive diagnostics and status monitoring.
  • Define workspace obstacles and operational limits.
Dual Electric Manipulators integrated onto underwater portable ROV

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Also available in 3 and 4-Function

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End Effectors


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