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

Technical Reference

This page acts as a quick reference to the most important technical details of the main products in each category. It is primarily intended for quickly accessing several technical documents or comparing similar products by their main properties.

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!

Watertight Enclosure (WTE) Locking Series Assembly

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!