The PID-05 is a compact electric winch designed for borehole and oceanographic applications. This model is capable of lifting and lowering most probes and instrumentation payloads. 


Borehole probe deployment, CTD profiling, side scan sonar or magnetomete towing, and Rosette water sampling.

Motor Variants: 

  • 5 HP to 20HP 3-phase AC motor and outdoor rated AC Vector Drive (VFD) Controller, powered by 230/380/460 (3-phase) VAC

 Please specify: cable diameter, bend radius and length, desired line speeds, load, and input power source 


  • Standard frame dimensions are 48" L x 48" W x 36" H (custom sizes available)
  • 24 diameter flanges, 14 diameter core, and 30 drum width (custom sizes available)
  • 1200m of 8.2mm Rochester Coax Cable
  • 625m of 11.4mm Rochester Coax Cable
  • Line pull at first layer: 1420 lbs
  • Line speed at first layer: 47.3 m/min
  • Nominal weight 1040 lbs
  • Powder-coated 6061-T6 2” Aluminum tubular frame with 6 mounting pad
  • Aluminum lifting guides for lifting straps
  • Digital controller with variable speed, programming features with various system protection, outdoor rated NEMA 4X (IP65), and 10 ft (3 meter) of cable
  • Drum pin lock
  • High efficiency 316 Stainless Steel Gearbox
  • Marine rated Electric brake
  • Slip ring ready – up to 24 conductor slip rings are available
  • Ready to accept AGO SR08MCBH or FOCAL 180 Slip ring
  • Watertight sub-sea connectors except for input AC plug
  • EMI shielded cabling, EMI cord grips, EMI inline filter



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