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Hello all. There have been two official changes to the OpenROV 2.6 kits and assembled units that are purchased through our webstore. I'd like to take a second to explain what changes were made, why, and how you can also make these changes.
Affects OpenROV 2.6 serial numbers 1400 and above.
First off, let me start by saying that we at OpenROV HQ had the pleasure of having some amazingly smart and talented folks here over the summer as interns. Most of the changes featured in this post as well as some of the cool things we are planning for the future builds on their hard work, intuition, and enthusiasm. I will credit them, and the work of others where I can.
The first change was started at the beginning of this year when one of our stalwarts, Walt, was…Continue
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If you're in the area, please stop by and say hi!
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