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Alexandre Neuilly commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Hi Dominik, I Did my first wet-test yesturday and everythings went fine except for the IMU sensor. On the info bar on the right of the Cockpit, infos about depth, HDG, and motion sensor are OK, just the Overlay in not taking the correct value (Roll…"
Dec 27, 2013
Tobias Ehn commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Hey Dominik, thanks for answering, the servo is connected to pingroup 6. Before i uploaded the new image it was working. However in the  A Position (straight forward) it was jittering. is there a way to measure if the command is going through…"
Dec 27, 2013
Dominik Fretz commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Tobias,  On what pin group is your servo connected, at one point there was a change from pingroup 4 to 6 (the farthest away from the ESC pins). Give that a try! Dominik"
Dec 26, 2013
Alexandre Neuilly commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Hi, After loaded the image It seem's to work fine. Cloud9 work's well and that's a very user friendly interface. Same as Tobias, my IMU is not working properly, Pitch and Roll is ok but Heading is moving only few degrees (1 or…"
Dec 22, 2013
Tobias Ehn commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"I also upgraded to 2.5-05 - After some trouble i got everything to work. Except the servo does not move even though the regulation is shown in the cockpit. Do you know what might be the problem? Also the IMU depth seems to not work. However, i did…"
Dec 22, 2013
Alexandre Neuilly commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Will try ASAP ! Is compass & depth sensor calibration bug corrected ?"
Dec 13, 2013
Jim N. commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Found the list on github,"
Dec 13, 2013
Jim N. commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2
"Is there an active work group tackling issues and updates to the software? I'd like to start contributing but not sure where to start. More importantly, I'd like to start developing plun-n-play science payloads into the existing framework.…"
Dec 13, 2013
Dominik Fretz posted a blog post

New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2

We have quite a busy time right now! A lot of things are being added to the OpenROV software side.We've just released Beta-2 of the OpenROV v2.5 image.This version brings a few new bits and pieces to make development on the software a lot easier for us who develop mainly on the project and for you who want to get involved!Highlights are:- Cloud9 IDE- Network share to access the OpenROV files- Self expanding root partition - expands to the available free space on the SD card- Ubuntu/debian…See More
Dec 13, 2013
Dominik Fretz commented on David Lang's blog post Robotic Sea Turtles
"That looks awesome! Can we have some fins for OpenROV too? :)"
Dec 3, 2013
David Lang commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post Mini Maker Faire Sydney!
"Looks great!! How was the Faire!?"
Nov 24, 2013
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Nov 23, 2013
Kurt commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post OpenROV at the Sydney Mini Maker Faire
"Would have loved to attend but I'm busy this weekend :("
Nov 20, 2013
Dominik Fretz posted a blog post

OpenROV at the Sydney Mini Maker Faire

Next Sunday, 24th of November will be the inaugural Mini Maker Faire in Sydney, Australia.After a successful Mini Maker Faire Adelaide in April, this will be the second Mini Maker Faire Down Under where you can see an OpenROV!See here the Meet The Makers! If you are somewhere around Sydney, Join us at the Powerhouse Museum for this event! See More
Nov 18, 2013
Culver SRH Team commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New Ubuntu image
"Hello everyone, I have this image written on a BeagleBone Black and am trying to run it connected to my computer from a USB 2.0 amplifier. I've got the microUSB connected to the amplifier, and the amplifier connected to my computer. I…"
Nov 13, 2013
Frank Marks commented on Dominik Fretz's blog post New Image -
"I have video and game pad problems when using the new image and don't know how to raise the problems on github. The video image freezes all the time and also the exposure gets over exposed.  Also now when I use my game pad the two thrust…"
Nov 4, 2013

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Full Name
Dominik Fretz
About Me
Software Engineer - Scuba diving instructor
Newly immigrated in Australia
My interests in ROV Submarines
Build an OpenROV!
Hometown
Aarau Rohr, Switzerland

Dominik Fretz's Blog

New OpenROV 2.5 image: Beta 2

We have quite a busy time right now! A lot of things are being added to the OpenROV software side.

We've just released Beta-2 of the OpenROV v2.5 image.

This version brings a few new bits and pieces to make development on the software a lot easier for us who develop mainly on the project and for you who want to get involved!

Highlights are:

- Cloud9 IDE

- Network share to access the OpenROV files

- Self expanding root…

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Posted on December 13, 2013 at 1:48am — 8 Comments

Mini Maker Faire Sydney!

Posted on November 23, 2013 at 11:18pm — 1 Comment

OpenROV at the Sydney Mini Maker Faire

Next Sunday, 24th of November will be the inaugural Mini Maker Faire in Sydney, Australia.

After a successful Mini Maker Faire Adelaide in April, this will be the second Mini Maker Faire Down Under where you can see an OpenROV!

See here the Meet The Makers!

 

If you are somewhere around Sydney, Join us at the Powerhouse Museum for this event!…

Continue

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

New Image -

THIS BLOG POST WAS UPDATED WITH A NEW LINK ON THE 5th of SEPTEMBER!

There's a new image:

https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B-NH5UNY7g7jTGoyN1BBQ09DbVE&export=download

This includes: 
  • Fixes for the andruino code compilation
  • improvment for the reset of the arduino while uploading…
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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

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At 5:21am on August 22, 2013, Kurt said…

Hey! Yea I'm in Sydney (Sutherland area). I started my build about a month ago, just bought the cape and got the electronics up and running. Building my own chassis from PVC pipe and learning how hard waterproofing is. Ill post some pics on the forum when its completed. 

Im pretty keen to contribute to the development once I get my build finished...

 
 
 

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