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Our Vehicles

Marlin

 

 

 

 

30Meters

Maximum Depth

35,000+

Lines of Mission Code

3M/S

Top Speed

OUR VEHICLE

General Overview

In 2016, the Roboboat team a brand new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from scratch. This year, the team is focused on refining AUV through rigorous testing and upgrades to its mechanical system and software. This page overviews existing specifications and recent changes to the mechanical, electrical, and software elements.

Weight (in air) 36kg
Hull 24 cm (9.5 in) diameter acrylic tube
Dimensions Length: .95m
Width: .86m
Height: .56m
Propulsion 8x VideoRay M5 Brushless Thrusters
Power 2x 22.2V 16,000 mAh LiPo Batteries (in series)
Underwater Connections SubConn Power, Circular, Micro Circular, Ethernet, and Coax series
Cameras 1x 1.3 MP Point Grey Blackfly machine vision cameras w/ Theia Technologies SY125M lens
1x 20MP Point Grey Blackfly machine vision camera w/ Computar V0828-MPY lens
Navigation Sensors Pressure Sensor (Ashcroft Model K1)
AHRS (PNI TRAX AHRS Module)
Hydrophones (4x Teledyne Reson TC4013)
Main Computer Intel i7-4790T on Jetway NG9J-Q87 Mini ITX
16GB DDR3 RAM
1TB mSATA SSD
Embedded Computer (Control) ATmega 2560
Data Acquisition and Signal Processing Teensy 3.6