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The MATE - Resource web site has a wealth of information with regards to finding materials to fabricate your ROV with as well has helpful documents to aid your entire project.  Below are just some additional files that you may find useful.

Click here to visit the MATE ROV Competition site for the up-to-date information of the event.

 Why you should use large gauge wire for power:  http://www.stealth316.com/2-wire-resistance.htm
Ċ BIRR_UW_Camera.pdf
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Build your own Underwater Camera  276k v. 1 Apr 1, 2011, 1:40 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ CameraWaterproofing.pdf
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Additional waterproofing for the SC-240 cameras  129k v. 1 Nov 6, 2010, 3:48 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ DigitalMultimeterBasics.pdf
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How to use a digital multimeter  1547k v. 1 Nov 6, 2010, 3:21 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ HiloRoboticsrovwiring.pdf
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Simple DPDT switch ROV control box - Kapu Racing  67k v. 2 Nov 6, 2010, 3:52 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ I-Test_soldering_tutorial.pdf
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Tutorial on making good soldering connections - courtesy of MATE  177k v. 1 Nov 11, 2010, 9:21 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ Motor_Thruster_Assembly.pdf
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Bilge pump thruster assembly  1841k v. 2 Nov 6, 2010, 3:48 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ Relay_Joystick_Schematic.pdf
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Joystick-Relay control system (Homebuilt ROV)  530k v. 1 Nov 6, 2010, 3:59 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ VideoRaycamera_x10.pdf
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Video Ray - Making a underwater camera  154k v. 1 Nov 6, 2010, 3:49 PM Darryl Watanabe
Ċ WaterproofConnectorsUTSFullLineCatalogue.pdf
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IP68 - IP69 Waterproof connectors  5853k v. 1 Sep 9, 2011, 7:15 PM Darryl Watanabe
Wire resistance voltage drop calculator
Here is a good link that calculates your voltage drop across a cable - be sure to include both ways for your length.  Mar 15, 2012, 4:22 PM Darryl Watanabe