The Cave Rover Project Fundraiser: In time for the Holidays, Custom 3D Lithophanes! We will turn your photo into a 3-dimensional work of art in the Cave Rover Laboratory, just add light! Head on over to CaveRover.com/shop and select Custom Lithophanes, upload
The Cave Rover Project Update: Some excitement at hand! (Biggest news at the bottom, I’m evil that way ?) * CaveRover & BrotherBot are all system updated (after a brief scare with CaveRover) and now working well on our new live broadcast
Cave Rover™ & BrotherBot have been making appearances at the Cave Rover Project Laboratories for Your control. Additionally Big Rover is soon to begin coming online for your control as we explore and adventure. But sure to stay tuned for when we
The Cave ROVer Project Update: I can’t begin to say enough about everyone that continue to donate & contribute to the project, and our amazing sponsors, with special shout out to BlueRobotics. Truly great to be collaborating with such a quality company.
The Cave ROVer Update: After having accidentally dropped the spool reel 5’ft onto concrete, breaking the handle arm, core and cracking the side, one advantage of the project design is to be able to assess damage, redesign and refabricate quickly. All new
The Cave Rover Project Update: What started as a normal day turned into a rather stressful emotional one. I started out deciding to give CaveRover and BrotherBot some needed updates. After extensive operating system updates CaveRover was doing well, went to reboot
The Cave Rover Project: Field Trip Day! The Rover gang headed to Bloomington, IN starting the day out meeting with wonderful group at the Indiana Geological & Water Survey for some inspiring panel discussion. Followed by spending the remainder of the day
The Cave ROVer Update: Buoyancy & Ballast adjustments, extensive operating system updates, complete dis & reassembled, full systems tested and ready for next test dive. We are also seeking a deeper test dive pool. Our next dive will also be carrying an
The Cave ROVer Update: That moment you stop and realize you just drew your robot a bath… Who’s in charge here minions! It appears that we are back positive buoyant, its interesting how a 25lbs ROV can be so influenced by just
Look out, things bout to get Real Sciencey up in heer… (when ya can’t find your digital postal scale and remember you have antiques) ?
The Cave ROVer Update: Rear Aft thruster optional guards fabricated and assembled. Removed 300g of recently added ballast weight due to being negative buoyant last test dive. Having recently flooded the ballast tanks and addition of the snag guards, working to dial
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Cave ROVer Pool test
Cave ROVer Pool Test Vid 2
The Cave ROVer Update: The on board computer firmware update to reduce the aft (rear) thrusters by 50% during vertical descent/ascent seems to do well. The optional enclosure guards are being fabricated for the aft thrusters. So since flooding the ballast cylinders
The Power of robots I just attended a Flittermouse Grotto of North Carolina meeting and gave a Cave Rover Project trip report via a friends robot! That…. was… Awesome! Thank you Shawn! (That inspired me and temps me to send rover on
The Cave ROVer Update: I am dancing with glee! After going through code looking for an error with live firmware updating from sun up till wee hours for days, I found it, yay, no need to disassemble to make internal firmware modifications.