Category Archives OpenROV

Finally got to take the ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) out on the lake for the first time since I received it a month ago.  The Trident was fully charged, the cable was ready, the software was updated...  and I still had no idea what to expect or what I was even doing. So I handed everything over to my kid! Truthfully I purchased everything to keep her entertained and for her to see and explore the underwater world.   I love scuba diving.  It was my passion as a teenager and I worked my way up to be a certified divemaster by the time I was 18 and had logged over 100 hours underwater by that age.  My daughter on the…

It's here!  After a few years of waiting my Trident showed up and is ready to use. OpenROV started many years back with a build your own underwater drone aka Remote Operated Vehicle.  It was slow and cobbled together with easy to purchase parts. Now when I said you needed to put it together, I wasn't kidding.  It showed up like this: OpenROV as it showed up Hope it has instructions!! Of course that showed up back in 2012 - or at least that's when I started putting it together.  I never finished.  The parts needed to communicate with the surface I could no longer get, the parts kept changing and upgrading to new pieces, etc. I suppose that should…

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