Taking on the deep abyss with such courage and the fortitude of a modern day Columbus, Brendan White and Dave Randolph launch their R.O.V. into the shallow end of the kiddie pool.
We got our first prototype of a magnetic drive shaft out of the way and laid the ground work for future episodes. Using rare earth magnets from www.unitednuclear.com we placed opposite polls next to each other on the drive shaft using nothing but normal PVC plumbing parts and some epoxy.
Next using DPDT (Double Pole, Double Throw) switches we wired it up to reverse the motors which were geared down from 1000 RPM's to 100 RPM's
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast.