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Yes, you really do need 3.3 volts

Yesterday I thought I had my communication problem solved. Tonight I realized that I was wrong. The Medialink Homeplug Network Adapter I’m using for the communication channel really does run at 3.3 volts (not 3.0 volts). 106 more words

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Main engine start in 3 ... 2 ... 1

Even though the tether doesn’t work I decided to find out if the rest the ROV will work.

I jury rigged an ethernet cable from the laptop to the ROV, plugged in the batteries and lo and behold: the little bugger booted up! 108 more words

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3 volts isn't a whole lot to ask for

Cape just give me 3 volts, please
All I want is 3 volts, and it wouldn’t give it to me
All I wanted was 3 volts, just 3 volts, and it wouldn’t give it to me. 71 more words

ROV

It's starting to come together

Today was a big day. The ROV is finally staring to actually take shape. I just finally finished connecting all the parts that fit inside the E-chassis: camera, motor controllers, and the computers. 49 more words

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Just a little off the top, please

I had to trim 5mm off of the acrylic E-Tube that holds the camera and electronics because it wouldn’t fit in the blue chassis. Turns out my calculations were correct (good news) it was supposed to be 180mm. 63 more words

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OpenROV

I have had the pleasure to be involved with a small internal grant application that has now been rewarded, enabling the purchasing of an underwater robot! 170 more words

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ROV Post #1: Initial Build Complete!

I finished the build of the OpenROv a couple weeks ago, and you can see the video I made about bucket testing the shell after the break! 183 more words

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