Propulsion (40)

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Outrunner part of the motor.

Hi everyone. Just Wonder... after prepairing the motors.. do you put back in Place the spring til the shaft to secure the outrunner part…

Started by Tom-Vidar Salangli

2 on Tuesday
Reply by Tom-Vidar Salangli

Programming the ESC for "Dummies" ;)

I miss a easy and clear instruction of how to program the ESC.The one on youtube for the 2.6 version is without sound :(regards Tom-Vidar…

Started by Tom-Vidar Salangli

2 on Monday
Reply by Tom-Vidar Salangli

Cockpit crash

Hi all, I keep having cockpit crash when pushing a bit hard on the props while in the water. It looks like the batteries cannot deliver the…

Started by Benoit Gantaume

8 on Sunday
Reply by Benoit Gantaume

General motor question

I have the Hobby Wing motors and just took my ROV out for a dive this weekend (In Tahoe with the OpenROV gang!) I noticed just now when I g…

Started by Anthony Costanza

6 on Sunday
Reply by Ion

Air motor control

I have been investigating air motors. Air motors have some neat advantages versus electric motors, such as light weight, high power, corros…

Started by Nicholas Wernicke

2 Mar 13
Reply by paul muir

Connecting the Graupner threaded Prop to a 4mm smooth motor shaft

Howdy I'm looking for a good way to connect the 4mm female threaded Graupner prop to a 4mm smooth shaft. Is there a collet out there with…

Started by Doug Jackson

2 Mar 10
Reply by Doug Jackson

Durability of thrusters

Hi!As many of you now have been using your ROV's for some time, I am curious about how the motors hold up after regular use in saltwater.Ha…

Started by olegodo

3 Feb 23
Reply by Matthew Valancy

Magnetically Coupled Drive

  At some point, waterproof shaft seals will fail.  The problem is that even if a shaft seal mates well with a shaft, the rotating motion o…

Started by Eric Stackpole

17 Feb 23
Reply by Brian Meyer

Needed Brushless DC outrunner measurements

Hello I'm working on my first OpenROV design and I plan on trying to use the Brushless DC motors called out in the BOM can someone supply m…

Started by Troy

9 Feb 17
Reply by Ion

Can't descend using vertical thruster

Hi All, I've just finished building my v2.5 and had my first test dive in the swimming pool today.  All went pretty well except I'm having…

Started by Jarrod

3 Feb 3
Reply by Ion


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