Underwater ROV

ROV1

A view of the ROV’s dome, left thruster, dive light and umbilical cord. In this photograph the sub is still wet after an ocean dive.

ROV2

Close-up inside the dome shows the camera and sensor board.

ROVBoard Layout

The sensor board (designed with ExpressPCB) uploads depth and heading information to the operator.

ROV3

David maneuvers the ROV in the cove of a popular Rhode Island dive spot.

ROV4

The ROV hovers in shallow water just before heading into the cove to explore the bottom.

ROV5

Top view of the ROV showing the right, left and dive thrusters. The dive thruster is mounted vertically, centered in the vehicle.

The photographs are courtesy of David Schneider, PhD.
Copyright © 2015 D. A Schneider.