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ROV

Congress Talks about "Trash Robotic Router Platform". My personal project.

I wolud like to share with you, two talks that I have made this year in two national security congresses.

In both talks I present a Router based ROV [Texas Ranger] and a Fonera quadcopter [Atropos] both presented in LMR already:

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/23417

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/28143

The aim of "Trash Robotic Router Platform" is pretty the same of many members of this site. Use all you can get lying around in your home!

 

 

RC lawnmower for cut the grass from my android phone !
Using a
Hi everybody, First i present myself, so i am a 19 years old boy from france, i am actually studing at the university in tours ! I like technologics hackings and i … Read more
Home made ROV for shallow waters
Update 11/9-2011 So I finally got a chance to take the ROV out for a test. I knew that there was a buoyancy issue as it floats to high in the water. So I took along … Read more
Path Movement Underwater, Autonomously maintains a stable position in the water.
Using a
The aim of the project was to design and build an underwater vehicle with an emphasis on stability such that it may possible to perform light well intervention. … Read more
This spring I’m trying to build a ROV for me and the kids to play with in the summer. I’m trying to make it as small as possible so it’s easy to carry and … Read more

ROV parts

I'll do some research into building a ROV.

I'll start by finding nearby vendors and usefull online tips. 

Since I  live in Norway many of the links posted here will be worthless for anybody but myself, but then again, this is my blog, why should I care?

Relay Wiring for "H" Bridge Relays 

tube for sceleton 

ROV submarine

I playing with the idea of building a ROV.

A ROV is a Remotely Operated underwater Vehicle.

I plan to start simple, with a webcam connected to a computer, and 3 motors with propellers controlled by switches, all of it strapped to a frame of sealed plastic tubes. Something close to this instructable

But the robot geek in me wont stop there! I want to build:

A moisture sensor (to warn if the electronics compartment has sprung a leak) 

It is teleoperated from the surface while it goes under water
Using a
Here is an ROV built for the National Underwater Robotics Challenge. This video clip shows the mission and then shows one of the teams, Carl hayden High School, … Read more