Tethers (59)

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Longer Tether

Hello there everyone! Our expedition on openexplorer (https://openexplorer.com/expedition/northwalesmineexploration) has been lucky enough…

Started by Paul Doutch

38 3 hours ago
Reply by Stretch

A more durable tether?

I'm aware that there are currently many discussions going on about tether lengths on the forum, but I wanted to point the conversation more…

Started by Patrick

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Walt Holm

Off-the-Shelf Tether Management System

So this is a project I've been researching and gathering parts for the last several weeks, and it's now ready to show off. I realize this t…

Started by Kevin K

3 Dec 24, 2014
Reply by Remy Christian Izendooren

Replacement Topside Adapter Tenda V1 -> V2

Hi everyone, i have already built a Topside Adapter with a Tenda P200 V1 (Version OpenROV2.5). Due to an error by me, the adapter is broke…

Started by Bernhard Hilz

5 Dec 16, 2014
Reply by Brian Grau

Signal interference between multiple ROVs

Hi When we were building and testing 10 OpenROV 2.7 kits in Oslo last weekend we noticed several times that the digital feeds could get mix…

Started by Jakob Nilsson

4 Dec 9, 2014
Reply by Jakob Nilsson

Ethernet instead twisted pair

Hi every body! I'm new in openROV and I would like to know why use a twisted pair instead an Cat 5 Ethernet wire as umbilical? I'm afraid…

Started by Camille P.

2 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by Camille P.

More information about the topside adapter board

Can anyone help me with some resources that describe how the Topside Board works and transforms the 6-wires ethernet interface to twisted-p…

Started by Amr M. Elsayed

1 Sep 30, 2014
Reply by Brian A

Tether twister

I've just done my first run of homemade twisted tether: 2 x 18awg equipment wire. 1 X  4H nylon cord . It looks quite chunky but i was hopi…

Started by David Mitchell

4 Sep 9, 2014
Reply by David Mitchell

A reel way to manage your tether!

Recently at OpenROV we have noticed that although the current tether management system is sufficient and simple to build, it is a little cu…

Started by Patrick

7 Aug 15, 2014
Reply by Patrick

Wire Selection for the Tether

With the great job that Walt did on the electronics build for the tether my thoughts are now on the wire selection we should be using. A fe…

Started by David Murphy

28 Jul 13, 2014
Reply by pat


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