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OpenROV Submersible Education Kit (Basic)

$1,499.00 $1,800.00 saving $301.00
OpenROV Submersible Education Kit (Basic)

OpenROV Submersible Education Kit (Basic)

$1,499.00 $1,800.00 saving $301.00

The OpenROV 2.8 is a complete education kits for school robotics and STEM programs. This kit comes with everything you need to build, program and operate your OpenROV. This kit is best suited for high school and university students.


  • Live HD video - It streams HD video to a surface laptop over an ultra-thin two-wire tether
  • Neutrally buoyant and highly maneuverable - The compact and lightweight design maneuvers using a proven three thruster design. It can dive to a depth of 100m (328ft) and the intuitive control system allows for smooth movement
  • Easy to use web browser interface - To operate the vehicle you do not need an internet connection or to download software on your computer
  • Expandable External - I2C bus with 3.3V power for instrumentation, like our IMU/Depth Sensor. One power PWM channel, one servo control channel, and an auxiliary wire for easy integration of additional components including servos, lights, or any other user-defined devices.
  • Active, worldwide community - Gain access to an uncharted under-sea world and the amazing, supportive community of people who are curious about it! Community additions include controlling ROVs using mobile phones, Firefox and Safari browsers, as well as using wifi connections to the topside adapter.

It's Open Source!

  • Beaglebone Black AND Arduino MEGA microprocessors for a flexible and powerful developer platform with dozens of input/output channels and plenty of computing power for user-designed features and experiments
  • Payload area for additional hardware or equipment
  • Join our open source, ocean-loving community--find all the software and hardware files online as well as a vibrant and enthusiastic community to share adventures, ask questions, and meet other people with passion for exploration

This kit includes all the tools you need:

  • Soldering iron, heat gun, wire strippers, flush cutter
  • Hacksaw, small screwdriver set, needle nose pliers, scissors, utility knife, standard pliers · Acrylic cement, applicator for acrylic cement, Super Glue, 2-Ton Epoxy, silicon based lubricant
  • Electrical tape, sand paper
  • Disposable rubber gloves, safety glasses

Physical Specifications:

  • Weight 2.6kg
  • Dimensions 30cm long x 20cm wide x 15cm high
  • Nominal battery life using rechargeable lithium batteries is 2-3 hours (depending on use)

Performance Specifications:

  • Maximum depth 100m (328ft)
  • Maximum tether length 300m (100m tether provided)
  • Maximum forward speed 2 knots
  • LED brightness 200lm
  • Temperature capability -10C to 50C
  • Software controlled camera tilt (+/- 60 deg from center)


  • HD Webcam (120 deg FOV) with audio
  • Red Scaling lasers (parallel, 10 cm separation)
  • Current and voltage protection with feedback to ensure proper system function
  • External I2C bus with 3.3V power for external instrumentation
  • 6 additional auxiliary wires for user-defined external instrumentation or devices. One power PWM channel and one servo control channel are preconfigured.