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Recording Video

Record video from the on board web cam using VLC, a common media player software by having it connect to this url: http://192.168.254.1:8090/?action=stream and enabling "Advanced Controls" under the "View" menu to access the record button.

Record video from your ROV webcam using the VLC program connected to the ROV network video feed.

Tools

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Image 1/1: Install it

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Image 1/2: Test the ROV to make sure it's going by visiting it's URL (normally http://192.168.254.1:8080 unless connected to a router etc) Image 2/2: Connect to the ROV with VLC (Open Network Stream) with the following URL: http://192.168.254.1:8090/?action=stream (assuming you are using the default IP address, change to be appropiate)

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  • Start up your ROV

  • Test the ROV to make sure it's going by visiting it's URL (normally http://192.168.254.1:8080 unless connected to a router etc)

  • Connect to the ROV with VLC (Open Network Stream) with the following URL: http://192.168.254.1:8090/?action=stream (assuming you are using the default IP address, change to be appropiate)

  • Watch the video stream in!

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Image 1/3: Alternatively the record button can be found under the "playback" menu. Image 2/3: Press record to record the ROV stream! Image 3/3: Find the recorded videos in your documents/videos folder

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  • Enable advanced controls in the view menu of VLC to access the record button

  • Alternatively the record button can be found under the "playback" menu.

  • Press record to record the ROV stream!

  • Find the recorded videos in your documents/videos folder

  • Post them to youtube and mix with Gopro footage to show the world how cool being underwater is.

Conclusion

Recording and sharing your underwater footage is awesome.

One Comment

I followed the steps but I didt see my video stream in , anyone can help me with this?

Chan Wai Yang - Reply