All Guides and Tutorials

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) User Guide

Learn how to assemble and use 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.

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!

Viewing Bar30/Bar100 Depth and Temperature Readings on an ArduSub Vehicle

Learn how to quickly view depth and temperature values from a BarXX series sensor using a Pixhawk and ArduSub!

Ping Installation Guide for the BlueROV2

This guide will show you how to install a Ping sonar on your BlueROV2 to view your altitude above the seafloor!

Guide to Using the Bar30 with an Arduino

Get started with the Bar30 Pressure/Depth Sensor and its Arduino library!

Thimble use with Fathom Tether and Fathom Slim Tether

Learn how to securely attach the Fathom Tether to a subsea vehicle!

Cable Repair Kit Guide

Learn to use the Cable Repair Kit to make quick repairs to damaged cables and other leaks!

Power Sense Module (PSM) Installation

Learn how to install and setup a Power Sense Module on your BlueROV2 or other underwater project!