Archive | April 2012

Electronics Diagram

The RC raft will have 2-4 bilge pump catridges as thrusters, run off a Wild Thumper Motor Controller, powered by 7.2V Tenergy 3000mAh NiMH batteries. A 6-channel RC transmitter/receiver pair from HobbyKing will allow communication between user and raft. A rough diagram of how these components interact is pictured below.

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Initial Solidworks of RC Raft

We’re looking to build a remote controlled raft to carry and test our sensor array. Here is the outline of the initial SolidWorks model of this raft (with dimensions in inches).