Water/ Pressure Proofing (32)

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Water/pressure proofing a pressure sensor

Hi All, I'm using a Rapsberry Pi with BMP085 pressure sensor to measure depth, however the sensor isn't waterproof. I have considered a two…

Started by smooth_jamie

4 yesterday
Reply by Edward Mallon

Potted Pass-Through

There are many instances when you may want to pass electrical wires (such as a tether, motor wires, communication lines between compartment…

Started by Eric Stackpole

26 on Wednesday
Reply by Marius Antares

3d printed electronics tube caps with PLA

After looking at the E tube I thought I would give redesigning it a try. this is what I have come up with so far. I originally bought thes…

Started by jonathan pugh

3 on Wednesday
Reply by Ion

Water Testing Container?

Hi. Still in the process of building OpenROV with my students, but planning ahead. Any advice on choosing a container for testing? Since we…

Started by Maureen Horne

4 on Tuesday
Reply by Matthew Valancy

Check motor waterproofing

Hi all, As Brian mentioned, I may have an issue of water proofing the thrusters. I remember reading articles about how to check that but I…

Started by Benoit Gantaume

2 Apr 13
Reply by Benoit Gantaume

Homemade sea water for testing an ROV

Here is a post from my robot musing blog vamfun.wordpress.com Is this on track with what you guys are doing? Homemade sea water for testing…

Started by Chris

0 Mar 18

Seawater vs. Brushless Motors

A brief introduction:  Hello, my name is Zack and I am the TechShop liaison for the OpenROV team.  TechShop has taken an interest in follow…

Started by Zack

22 Mar 11
Reply by Brett Forsyth

what is the main criteria affects depth rating?

Hello everyone, I am interested in ROVs for several years. As we know, the most popular ROV manufacturers are Seabotix and Videoray. They p…

Started by fyc

2 Feb 7
Reply by Ion

Water leak through potted wires

I've finally done my first water test - and have a problem. Water is entering the main tube coming in through the bundle of wires - so obvi…

Started by Roger

5 Jan 30
Reply by Sam

Protecting a sonar circuit board at 3000 ft.

Hello We have been racking our brains about one circuit board for a Lowrance sonar that we want to take to 3000 ft but which is too big for…

Started by Doug Jackson

14 Jan 24
Reply by Ion


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