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The ROV is a submarine with three motors, one camera, and one lamp. The design is to control movement of the ROV, turn on and off the lamp, and be able to receive video signal from the onboard camera.

Controller End

Interface an analog joystick to a PIC micro controller to output serial communication. Button, direction and speed information is sent binary 8 bits serially. 12 volt power source is required to power the ROV submarine.

Receiver End

Using another PIC micro to receive the serial data and respond accordingly. Two motors are used to turn, go forward and reverse. One motor is for vertical thrust. An onboard camera is used to capture video. A lamp mounted above the camera is used to improve lighting conditions.

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