Payloads (21)

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Underwater Arm/Manipulator based on the OpenHand adaptive robot hand

This is an awesome adaptive robot hand that is open source and 3D printable - Yale OpenHand It is based on the SDM hand, which is naturally…

Started by Colin Ho

4 Jul 26
Reply by Merrick

Interesting link for ocean color measurement

This sort of goes right along with the OROV project. In-situ measurements of ocean color can give measurements of chlorophyll in the water…

Started by Ken Gaines

33 Jul 11
Reply by Carsten Klarborg Larsen

Water Sampler

During the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, one of our goals was to build a water sampling device that could be attached to the pay…

Started by Eric Stackpole

13 Jul 9
Reply by Ken Gaines

SONAR hydrophones, active, doppler, ADCP, ADP, DVL, Fan Beam...

Hi, in several of the forums I've read posts about pingers and hydrophones that might be used for a variety of reasons, navigation, eaves d…

Started by John Braman

16 Jul 8
Reply by Ken Gaines

Ideas about using OpenROV to eliminate lionfish?

Hi all, I'm curious if folks have any thoughts on a payload that can be used to collect lionfish?  The problem I keep running into when dis…

Started by Jake

49 May 16
Reply by David Mitchell

Magnetic coupled grabber / first working prototype

Hi Since I am involved with Openrov and follow the forum, I have seen a lot of speculations about grabbers or manipulators. Also for me thi…

Started by Hubertus

7 May 12
Reply by Kjetil

Inflatable Silicone Robotic Manipulator

I came across research conducted by the Harvard soft robotics team, where they created starfish-shaped silicone robots that move when infla…

Started by Leslie Bush

10 May 10
Reply by Marius Antares

Photo of hacked robot arm. Proof of concept....

Started by Marius Antares

0 May 10

Hacking a "Grabber" to serve as a suction cup "picker upper" on the payload.

The main reason I want to try this is that they are cheap, light and I think with the right servo  and controller it will be very simple...…

Started by Marius Antares

0 May 8

CTD+ (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth, Light) - From the Breadboard to the ROV

Greetings enthusiasts! In a previous post, I discussed a prototype using light, temperature, depth, and conductivity sensors, entailing a m…

Started by Jim N.

12 Apr 28
Reply by Ken Gaines


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