Drones and ROVs and Arduinos

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

How to control a brushless motor through a ESC with Arduino

Electronic speed control (most commonly known as ESC) are nasty beasts: not from the controlling software point of view but for the way they need to be powered up, and … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 69 Comments

Making sense out of the ArduSwimmer cape

The architecture of the control unit of OpenROV is pretty simple: The BeagleBone card hosts a webserver running a Node.js application The browser interacts with node.js app to watch the … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment