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Introduction

For a University Project, we've build the OpenROV and changed/improved some hard- and software. Because we would like to get others motivated, we've decided to make it opensource. So please don't hesitate to check out this manual contact us if necessary.

On behalf of the team from the University of Rotterdam, we welcome you to this manual.
  • On behalf of the team from the University of Rotterdam, we welcome you to this manual.

  • The Aquabot Operator's Manual is broken up into 5 discrete steps:

    • Introduction (you're here!)

    • Part 1 - setting up for your first dive

    • Part 2 - pre-dive procedures

    • Part 3 - post-dive procedures and maintenance

    • Part 4 - common problems and best practices

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The OpenROV is operated through the use of an application. In the image on the left you can see the basic view of the application
  • The OpenROV is operated through the use of an application. In the image on the left you can see the basic view of the application

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There are a few buttons located on the application.
  • There are a few buttons located on the application.

  • You can turn the lights and lasers on

  • You can view the various data on the right side

  • Lights can be turned on with the 'I' button on your keyboard. The lasers can be turned on with 'L'.

  • The video output will be streamed live on the black screen.

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  • The OpenROV is controlled by a few keys on your keyboard while the application is running

  • Forward: 'W'

  • Left: 'A'

  • Right: 'D'

  • Backwards: 'S'

  • Move Upwards: 'Shift'

  • Move Downwards: 'Control'

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Ben

Member since: 06/10/2015

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I am looking forward to you.

Come on !!!!

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