ROV Voyager II-PMMA

ROV Voyager II-PMMA

Voyager II-PMMA is only available in Taiwan. It is an underwater robot designed for personal use or educational / research purposes. The frame is made of PMMA (Acrylic). Operating Voyager II-PMMA doesn’t require installing additional software and is possible simply through Notebook/Tablet with Chrome browser and Xbox 360 joysticks. The ingenious design of Voyager II makes battery replacement easy. Users can even replace batteries without switching off Voyager II. Voyager II-PMMA uses 2 18650 4S2P battery (14.8V), which is widely available. The product is accompanied by a suitcase, which is easy to carry and protective for Voyager II-POM. Source code on ROV will be partially open in the future and users who want to use the feature have to be familiar with HTML5/CSS/JavaScript.

Note:

  1. VoyagerII-PMMA is only available in Taiwan schools.
  2. Dedicated Chrome version is used to be compatible with WebRTC. Please make sure that you can access the dedicated version and install it on your NB successfully. Please refer to the link for how to disable the Chrome auto-update function.
  3. Please make sure that 18650 4S2P battery (14.8V) is available in your region and that it is compatible with the size of the Thor Battery Tube.
  4. The lead time takes 15-20 working days.

2,980 USD$

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1. Product Description

As an underwater robot designed for personal use or educational / research purposes, Voyager II-POM has the following features.

  • Operating Voyager II-POM doesn’t require installing additional software. All is needed is a Notebook/Tablet together with Chrome browser and Xbox 360 joysticks.
  • With its POM (Polyoxymethylene) frame and great thrust force, Voyager II-POM is capable of working under the ocean.
  • Built-in OpenCV functions is great for basic analysis of underwater image.
  • The ingenious design of Voyager II makes battery replacement easy. Users can even replace batteries without switching off Voyager II
  • Voyager II-POM uses 18650 4S2P Battery (14.8V), which is easy to buy and safe to use.
  • The product is accompanied with a suitcase, which is easy to carry and is protective for Voyager II-POM.
  • Source code on ROV will be partially open in the future and users must be familiar with HTML5/CSS/JavaScript.
  • There is humidity sensor paper inside the ball to detect the level of humidity. When moist content exceeds a critical value, the user is advised to remove the dehumidifier according to the standard operating procedures.
  • The tilt camera can move about 40 degrees upwards and downwards respectively.

Voyager II-POM is assembled and tested before shipping. Users can refer to the user manual to operate Voyager II-POM.

What is not included

The following items are not included in VoyagerII-PMA and users must get them ready themselves.

  • Notebook/Tablet
    • Make sure the notebook/tablet has either WIFI or RJ45 interface. Both interfaces are good.
    • The operating system must be Window 10/8 or Linux.
    • Make sure that the designated Chrome version suggested by ROV MAKER is installed and functional. Please note the Chrome auto update function should be disabled.
  • Batteries
    • Users are highly recommended to use 18650 4S2P Battery (14.8V), which can be purchased in users’ region or from the ROV MAKER Store. Due to the restrictions for air transport of batteries, battery shipment implementation varies from country to country. ROV MAKER reserves the right to refuse service to buyers from countries which prohibit battery shipments.
  • Battery chargers
    • Please purchase chargers that are compatible with 18650 4S2P battery (14.8V).  You can purchase from the ROV MAKER Store.
  • Software Feature
    • Computer Vision test cases

Contents

Voyager II-PMMA is composed of the following modules.

  • 1 x Voyager II-PMMA ROV
  • 1 x Reel
  • 1 x 18650 Charger bank shell that offers charging function but no battery
  • 1 x 30m Neutral Buoyant Line
  • 1 x XBOX360 Joystick
  • 1 x Hard Suitcase

Features

Reel

Dimensions 41cm (L) x 12cm(W) x 27cm(H)
Frame Material POM (Polyoxymethylene)
Decorative panel PMMA (Acrylic)

The panel is available in different colors when ordering (Yellow or green is

recommended)

Weight About 3kg ( with 50m Neutral Buoyant)
Power 5V (Micro USB)
WIFI 802.11.n, connection distance up to

5 meters (LOS)

RJ45 waterproof RJ45 connector x 1
Tether 50m Neutral Buoyant Line

ROV General

Frame Material PMMA (Acrylic)
Decorative panel PMMA (Acrylic)

The panel is available in different colors when ordering (Yellow or green is

recommended.)

Depth Rating 65 m (213 ft)
Dimensions 47.5cm(L) x 33cm(W) x 30 cm(H)
Weight 7.8kg(17.2 lbs.)
Run time 2 -4 hours (depending on users’ scenarios)
Power 18650 4S2P Battery (14.8V) x 2

Thruster/Performance

Configuration 2 Forward, 2 Vertical
Motor Type A 2812 600 KV Brushless motor
Thrust Max to 1.2kg(2.645 lbs.) for single thruster

Camera /Lighting

Camera Wide Angle 1080p HD (30 fps)
Camera Tilt 80 degrees (40 degrees upwards and downwards respectively)
Lighting Torch 150 Lumens

Vehicle Processing

Machine NB or PC (CPU is i5 or better)
Operating system Windows 8 /10

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Control Application Chrome Browser

70.0.3538.77 version on windows

70.0.3538.77 version on Ubuntu

Operation medium X360 Joystick / Touch Screen on NB

Integrated Sensor

Depth/ Water Temperature Up to 30 BA is possible
eCompass Easy for calibration
IMU Provides yaw/roll/pitch information

Built-in Software Features

Video Preview video stream based on webRTC, Resolution 1280 x 720,
ROV Control X360 Joystick is supported
Touch Screen 1. ROV Control

2. Function Enable/Disable

Depth Control Based on PID Algorithm

2 configurations for Lake and Ocean

Menu to fine-tune PID parameters

Navigation Data Storage Record Sensor data per second
Video Recording (Baroque Board) Resolution 1280 x 720, max to 1.5hr once
Video Recording (Chrome browser) Resolution 1280 x 720, max to 30 min once
Photo Capture Resolution 1280 x 720

Accessories

XBOX360 Joystick x 1
Suitcase x 1 (Dimension is 58cm x 54cm x 53cm)

 

Learning

01.Badouzi’s Secret Undersea Garden (1)
02.Badouzi’s Secret Undersea Garden (2)