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  • Author: OpenROV
  • Time estimate: 3 - 5 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate

These are the instructions for putting together your Pro Camera-HD Upgrade. You can purchase this product from our store.

Edit Step 1 Introduction  ¶ 

Image 1/1: There are '''different instructions''' for the v2.8 and the v2.7, v2.6, and v2.5, make sure to follow the appropriate ones.

Edit Step 1 Introduction  ¶ 

  • Please read through ALL instructions before starting the build.

    • There are different instructions for the v2.8 and the v2.7, v2.6, and v2.5, make sure to follow the appropriate ones.

    • The software is entirely new and accessing it is different from previous versions.

  • This product is in BETA, and as such we appreciate all feedback on the design and operation in order to make it better. Please email support@openrov.com with any comments or questions.

Edit Step 3 Version Identification  ¶ 

Image 1/1: To tell what version you have first remove the electronics chassis from your ROV.

Edit Step 3 Version Identification  ¶ 

  • There are different instructions depending on what version of OpenROV you have.

  • To tell what version you have first remove the electronics chassis from your ROV.

  • Next look at the side panel of it:

    • If you panels are full circles, you have an OpenROV v2.8

    • If your panels are semi-circles, you have an OpenROV v2.7

    • If you panels are T-shaped, you have an OpenROV v2.6 or v2.5

Edit Step 4 Disassemble Current Electronics Chassis  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Remove the camera USB, light and laser wires, and servo wire.

Edit Step 4 Disassemble Current Electronics Chassis  ¶ 

  • You will need the controller board stack from your existing Electronics Chassis.

  • Remove the camera USB, light and laser wires, and servo wire.

  • Remove the 4 screws that hold the board onto the acrylic.

  • Your final stack should look like the picture.

    • If you have an OpenROV v2.7, v2.6, v2.6 this connector will look different.

Edit Step 5 Get Started!  ¶ 

Image 1/1: [http://openrov.dozuki.com/Guide/Guide+1+-+v2.8/183|If you have an OpenROV v2.8|new_window=true]

Edit Step 5 Get Started!  ¶ 

You're Done!

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