BlueROV2

BlueROV2 Assembly
Get your BlueROV2 built quickly with this assembly guide!
BlueROV2 Software Setup
Get your BlueROV2 connected to a topside computer, the vehicle updated, and joystick properly calibrated!
BlueROV2 Operation
Learn how to operate your newly built BlueROV2!
Fathom-X Tether Interface (FXTI) Usage Guide
Learn how to quickly get your BlueROV2 connected with the FXTI!

All Guides and Tutorials

Cable and Tether Voltage Drop Calculator

For a specified electrical cable, this calculator finds the voltage drop for a given current through the cable or the current through the cable required for a given voltage drop. In ROVs and subsea robotics, this is useful to calculate the power loss and voltage drop through a tether cable, but it’s also useful in […]

Advanced ROV Electronics Package Assembly Guide

Learn how to assemble the Advanced ROV Electronics Package.

Control the Basic ESC with an RC Transmitter

Learn how to control the Basic ESC with an RC Transmitter.

BlueROV2 Buyer’s Guide by Application

Check out this guide for what to install on your BlueROV2 for your specific industry!

BlueROV2 Buyer’s Guide by Options

Need a BlueROV2, but not quite sure what else to get for it? Check out this guide which goes through your options!

Finding Replacement Screws for Blue Robotics Products

A reference for finding replacement screws.

Outland Technology Power Supply BlueROV2 Integration

Convert your BlueROV2 to use a topside power supply instead of batteries.

Which Underwater Robotics Competition is Right for You?

Explore the many opportunities to compete in an underwater robotics competition!

Watertight Enclosure (WTE) Assembly (New)

Learn how to quickly assemble a watertight enclosure!

Control the Basic ESC with the Arduino Serial Monitor

Learn how to use the Arduino serial monitor to control the Basic ESC.

Understanding and Using Scanning Sonars

Learn how to interpret scanning sonar imagery and how to use it on ROVs with this guide.

Blue Robotics Connector Standard (Beta)

The Blue Robotics Connector Standard describes recommend pin configurations for various connectors and protocol types. These are used in our products to maximize inter-compatibility.

Control the Basic ESC with a Potentiometer and Arduino

Learn how to use a potentiometer and an Arduino to control the Basic ESC.

What is an Underwater ROV?

Learn about underwater ROVs and how they are used in science, education, exploration, and commercial applications!

Ping Echosounder Sonar User Manual

Learn about the advanced functionality of the Ping Sonar!

Changing Communications Interface on the Ping360

Learn how to change the communications interfaces on the Ping360 for different applications.

M200 Motor Disassembly/Re-Assembly

Quickly disassemble an M200!

M200 Motor Usage Guide

Learn about different installation techniques, maintenance and troubleshooting for the M200 motor!

Ping360 Installation Guide for the BlueROV2

Learn how to install the Ping360 on your BlueROV2.

SOS Leak Sensor with an Arduino

Experiment with an Arduino sketch for the SOS Leak Sensor!

Using the Ping Sonar with an Arduino

Learn how to connect a Ping to an Arduino and get distance readings in the Serial Monitor.

Water Linked BlueROV2 Integration

Integrate the Water Linked Underwater GPS Developer Kit into your BlueROV2 to see where the ROV is on a map!

Turning a Thruster On and Off with a Thruster Commander

Learn how to control a thruster with an On/Off Switch!

Viewing Celsius Temperature Sensor Readings on an ArduSub Vehicle

Learn how to integrate a Celsius Temperature Sensor onto your ArduSub vehicle and view more accurate values!