This week, we have really enjoyed showing off the standard BlueROV2’s 4D0F movement live into webinars.
The Schmidt Ocean Institute has started a month-long exploration of the Coral Reef Marine Park in northern Queensland and is broadcasting live to YouTube and Facebook. Check out their daily live-streams for amazing deep-sea creatures and geological structures!
The expedition is maintaining social distancing regulations by connecting the scientists from their individual locations on-shore to the vessel’s crew operating the ROV SUBastian aboard the RV Falcor. Technology is so amazing!
The Schmidt Ocean Institute has figured out a way to explore the Queensland Coral Sea Marine Park under the direction of scientists on the mainland:
Full article at: ABC Far North 06may20
We recommend getting thruster guards to extend the working life of these motors when using the V6 in areas with a lot of weed, debris or fishing line. Installation is quite easy and only requires a small screwdriver.
- Each guard is stamped with a number matching the placement guide above (in red)
- Install #1 guards last
- Screw heads will face either up or forward relative to the V6 body
See if you can spot the camouflaged cuttlefish in one scene, or the hermit crab in another while you escape below the waves in a modified BlueROV2, ~8km offshore Batemans Bay NSW.