Underwater Exploration Robots Welcome to OpenROV! About OpenROV OpenROV is an open-source, low-cost underwater robot for exploration and education. It's also a passionate community of professional and amateur ocean explorers and technologists. Get one Go to our online shop and get yours Get our build instructions Get Involved Go to our forums Explore! Become an OpenROV developer! Where did the blog go? Don't worry, the community site is still around. Community site The OpenROV Kit Everything you need to build your own ROV! Guides ‐ Drive your ROV ‐ Pre-dive checklist Explore See what OpenROVers are discovering around the world. 75 m/246 feet OpenROV is capable to reach 75 meter/246 feet of seawater (we’ve taken them past 100m, but max depth depends on build quality). More than double the depth of recreational SCUBA divers. OpenSource/OpenHardware The source code as well as the hardware design are open and extensible. 2 hours battery life When driving the ROV on a moderate power setting, you get 2 hours or more battery setting. Gamepad control You can drive the ROV with a gamepad. Exploration hasn't been easier! "It could change the future of ocean exploration." "I wish they were in every hardware store in the world." "The maker movement at its best." Let's build a future where everyone has access to the tools for adventure. What will you explore?