It streams HD video to a surface laptop over an ultra-thin two-wire tether.
The compact and lightweight design maneuvers using a proven three thruster design. It can dive to a depth of 100m (328ft) and the intuitive control system allows for smooth movement.
To operate the vehicle you do not need an internet connection or to download software on your computer.
External I2C bus with 3.3V power for instrumentation, like our IMU/Depth Sensor. One power PWM channel, one servo control channel, and an auxiliary wire for easy integration of additional components including servos, lights, or any other user-defined devices.
Gain access to an uncharted under-sea world and the amazing, supportive community of people who are curious about it!
Community additions include controlling ROVs using mobile phones, Firefox and Safari browsers, as well as using wifi connections to the topside adapter.
- Weight 2.6kg
- Dimensions 30cm long x 20cm wide x 15cm high
- Nominal battery life using rechargeable lithium batteries is 2-3 hours (depending on use)
- Maximum depth 100m (328ft)
- Maximum tether length 300m (100m tether provided)
- Maximum forward speed 2 knots
- LED brightness 200lm
- Temperature capability -10C to 50C
- Software controlled camera tilt (+/- 60 deg from center)
- Beaglebone Black AND Arduino MEGA microprocessors for a flexible and powerful developer platform with dozens of input/output channels and plenty of computing power for user-designed features and experiments
- Payload area for additional hardware or equipment
- Join our open source, ocean-loving community--find all the software and hardware files online as well as a vibrant and enthusiastic community to share adventures, ask questions, and meet other people with passion for exploration
|v30.0.3 ROV FLASH image||30.0.3 release of the OpenROV FLASH image. Must be burned on a SD card and is used to FLASH the onboard memory on the ROV||7 Oct 2015||download||Release Notes|
|v30.0.3 ROV SD Card image||30.0.3 release of the OpenROV SD CARD image. Must be burned on a SD card and remains in your ROV||7 Oct 2015||download||Release Notes|
|v30.0.2 ROV FLASH image||30.0.2 release of the OpenROV FLASH image. Must be burned on a SD card and is used to FLASH the onboard memory on the ROV||9 Jul 2015||download||Release Notes|