Drones and ROVs and Arduinos

A journey building drones and ROVs and other open hardware and Arduino based stuff

Motors, ESCs and impellers: some problems attaching the impeller to the shaft

After a very troubled shipping (HobbyKing is great and cheap, but the pain of all these import duties and┬ápayments sometimes makes me want to find a EU based reseller) I … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Acrylics arrived and rubber parts sourced

Taking advantage of a day off-work, today I went shopping around for the tubes for the batteries and for O-Rings and the end caps for the tubes. Best place for … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

OpenROV gets funded

Today OpenROV got funded on Kickstarter. As you can see from the screenshot above, it received 111622 USD of pledges (more than 5 times the funding needed to start the … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment