Tethers (56)

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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.

0 Nov 12

Longer Tether

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

Started by Paul Doutch

17 Nov 4
Reply by Darcy Paulin

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
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
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
Reply by Patrick

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

2 Jul 13
Reply by Rick

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
Reply by pat

Teardown of a HomePlug Adapter

So numerous people within the OpenROV project have mentioned to me that some flavor of Ethernet-over-Powerline (say, HomePlug AV or IEEE 19…

Started by Walt Holm

104 Jul 9
Reply by robinasu

What is the tether voltage used for?

Hi everybody, I noticed that the voltage on the tether is 5 volts and there is also 12.64 volts on the batteries. I am assuming the 12.64 v…

Started by Patrick Munoz

3 Jun 3
Reply by Eik Deistung

Tenda homeplug problem

We have an OPenROV v2.5B. We put it together and everything was working fine until a week ago. We now have a problem with the connection be…

Started by Giorgos Demetriou

0 May 19


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