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Old May 07, 2011, 04:09 PM
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Clauam (and anyone else looking) ... promise to not laugh at my control box ...

I bench tested the joysticks with pairs of motors and they seem to work OK (assuming there is some more complex coding for "turning"). I am still rewiring the motors and thus have not tested them while they are installed on the ROV.

Both joysticks are spring centering type and I hope that that is all right.
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Old Jul 27, 2011, 11:41 AM
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My control board?

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The boards have now been posted again on e-bay as I am now back from work.
Hi,
Gordon,
I have not received anything so far.
Please specify the number of the track number or send another set.
Sincerely,
Calil
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Old Aug 03, 2011, 05:33 PM
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Control board problem

I bought this board control and follow all the instructions but did not work, return the kit by mail and sent me one that did not work too, decided to buy another set, but I have two months without an answer, someone might say if these control board work? if anyone has problems with this kit? thanks
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Old Aug 23, 2011, 11:32 AM
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Hello , Im new to the form. I bought the Rov kit from rov-asia.com off of the ebay sale and have never recieved it. I have emailed duncan over and over with no responce.

This is a joke, he took my money and ran with it!
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Old Sep 30, 2011, 10:59 PM
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Hello everyone
Is is guy still saling this board, or ran away?
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Old Oct 03, 2011, 05:14 PM
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from the posts I've seen here and other places I would advise not doing business with rov-asia for the mean time to see how other fair out with their missing orders
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Old Feb 07, 2012, 02:31 AM
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Any one know what is going on with ROV-Aisa ? I am in the process of building one for a university project and i was thinking about using their board.
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Old Feb 08, 2012, 01:37 AM
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I sent them an email to both of their email addresses over a month ago, never got a reply.
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Old May 20, 2012, 11:00 AM
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Hi Guys, can someone let me know if they ever managed to get thier missing orders? I managed to contact Gordon Duncan via email yesterday. He stated

"The boards will be re manufactured in three months time they also have a light controller board,

Take care and best regards,

G. Duncan."

I hope they will be available because it is the perfect solution for anyone new into the hobby, doesn't want to use a computer uptop or does not care to learn how to do computer programming.

Anthony
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Old Sep 13, 2012, 01:11 PM
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Has anyone got to use one of these yet??
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 03:17 AM
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Hi.
Yes I had and still got mk1 version of thease boards and they worked for me.
Instructions were not great on the mk1 version but looking at the newer versions the instructions were good.
I am not using the boards anymore as gone over to Arduino with rs422 to rs422 makes two way information better.

Regards Antony
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Old Sep 01, 2013, 10:55 AM
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guys i want to buy some of these boards does anyone knows a place where i can buy them please?
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Old Sep 01, 2013, 10:56 AM
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i want to buy some of these stuff does anyone knows where i can get something like this please .

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In the next week there will be a new set of control boards available. I will be looking forward to any questions you might have
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Transmitter, Receiver, Light Control and Power Board with leak sensor and Alarm Circuit and two 3 Watt LEDs

This set of electronic boards includes a topside transmitter PCB, bottom side receiver PCB, light control PCB, Power distribution board for the ROV, leak sensor PCB, PVC base, Two 3 watt LED lights and topside piezo elictric sound module for giving indication of a water leak inside the ROV.

The top side transmitter PCB is measures 45.7 mm x 89mm and is powered by 12 Volt DC 500 mA. It can control

1. 4 Thrusters. Two aft, one lateral and one vertical. Can control both DC brushless and DC brushed motors with external circuit upto 1KW motors.

2. Two servo units for Pan and Tilt functions for

camera viewing angle control.

4. Light dimmer control.

3. Leak alarm.

The inputs of the transmitter board are connected with a 10 K Ohm potentiometer or a joystick.

Receiver PCB


The receiver PCB is 33.0 mm x 35.5 mm and receives information from the transmitter PCB and then outputs a signal into R/C PWM format to control the following.

1. Four ESC units (not supplied) that are used to control

DC brushless motors.

2. Light dimmer control board used either for control of

LEDs or 2 x 12 Volt halogen 75W bulbs.

3. Two Servo units (not supplied) which control pan and tilt

unit for the control of the viewing angle of camera.

4. Leak sensor board.

The receiver only provides the PWM signal and not the power for these external Functions. The sevo functions for pan and tilt are the only two functions that can take power from the receiver.

Light Control PCB

Attachment 3711017

The light control board PCB is 33.0 mm x 35.5 mm receives the PWM signal from the receiver board and can either control LEDs or two 75 Watts halogen bulbs. The light control board also has a fuse to protect the circuit.

Leak Sensor Board

Attachment 3711036
The leak sensor board is a very simple board that detects a leak of water into the ROV an protects the receiver board.

The Power Disruibution and Fuse PCB

Attachment 3711013

The Power distribution board distributes 12Volts DC to all the functions of the ROV and protects boards with a SMD fuse. Depending on the ESC controllers, lights used and servos used use will depent on the value of these fuses.
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