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

Navigator Retrofit Guide

This guide will show you how to uninstall the Pixhawk autopilot and install a new Navigator Flight Controller in your BlueROV2.

BlueROV2 Assembly (R3 Version)

Get your BlueROV2 built quickly with this assembly guide! These instructions are for the R3 version only.

BlueROV2 Software Setup (R3 and Older)

Get your BlueROV2 connected to a topside computer, the vehicle updated, and joystick properly calibrated! R3 and older versions only.

Navigator Software Setup

Learn how to install ArduPilot firmware using BlueOS and configure your vehicle using ground control station software.

Navigator Hardware Setup

Learn how to assemble the Navigator kit and connect your vehicle hardware.

Pressure Relief Valve Installation and Usage

Learn how to install the PRV on your watertight enclosure and use its related accessories!

Outland Technology Power Supply Integration (Retired Version)

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

How to Choose a WetLink Penetrator

Learn how to choose the right WLP size for your cable.

Technical Reference

This page acts as a quick reference to the most important technical details of the main products in each category….

Ethernet Switch Installation Guide for the BlueROV2

Learn how to install the Ethernet Switch in your BlueROV2.

Sound Speed in Water Calculator
Speed of Sound in Water Calculator

This calculator has inputs for temperature (℃), depth (m)/pressure (kPa), and salinity (ppt), and outputs the speed of sound in water. Some information is provided for salinity level estimation.

BlueROV2 Assembly (R1 and R2 Versions)

Assembly Instructions for the retired R1 and R2 versions of the BlueROV2.

Battery Information

Links to Blue Robotics battery charging and safety information.

WetLink Penetrator Assembly Guide

The WetLink Penetrator (WLP) is our next-generation solution for low-cost, high pressure, high reliability sealing of electrical cables. This guide will show you how to assemble a WetLink Penetrator using our WLP assembly tools or common hand tools.

H6 Pro Charger Firmware Unlock Guide

Unlock the full functionality of the H6 Pro Lithium Battery Charger.

Electrical Cable Voltage Drop Calculator

Calculate the voltage drop for a given current through the cable or the current through the cable required for a given voltage drop!

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!