• ROV-in-a-Box Project Kit

    Build your own underwater robot for $350!

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    Complete Kit of Parts with 50' Tether - includes instruction manual
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    Complete Kit of Parts with 100' Tether and Additional 12 V Battery for 12V/24V Operation - includes instruction manual
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  • Features

    • Kit includes all parts needed to build a working underwater robot, including frame, sealed underwater color camera and light, props, motors, tether, operator control box, sealed lead acid battery, switches, connectors, inline fuse, labels, ballast, split-loom tubing, and more.
    • 100-foot tether upgrade includes a second battery for 12V/24V operation.
    • Schematic diagrams and photo-filled instruction manual describe the assembly process step-by-step.
    • Independent left and right thrusters provide exceptional control and zero-radius turning.
    • Independent lift thruster takes the ROV up and down quickly.
    • Underwater camera video output through an included RCA connector plugs into a TV monitor or composite video-to-USB adapter (not included)
    • Underwater light illuminates even the darkest of surroundings so that the ROV can engage in night missions.
    • Works in fresh and salt water.
    • Kit is highly customizable.  Easily add your own GoPro and/or instrumentation, extend the tether, or redesign for your specific purpose.  Our kits have been modified for such things as mapping the ocean floor, water sampling, light intensity studies, car retrievals, search and rescue, tank and boat inspections, and ice fishing.
    • Designed for ages 12 and up. Adult supervision recommended.
    • PVC cement, tools, battery charger, and monitor not included.

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    Go deep!

    50-ft and 100-ft tether options available. The ROV has been tested to 300 ft.

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    ... or stay shallow.

    Inspect boats, docks, and tanks, or just have fun in your own swimming pool.

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    Works in fresh and salt water.

    We found a cannon. What will you find?

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    Complete kit with 50' tether only $349.95

    plus shipping & handling.

    ​We ship internationally!

  • ROV-in-a-Box Specifications

    Version 3.0

    Base ROV Specs with Standard 50' Tether:

    • Weight of unassembled kit: 17 lbs.
    • Assembled frame dimensions: 14” x 14” x 9” (L x W x H)
    • Voltage: 12 V
    • Max depth: 50' (tether-limited)

    Base ROV Specs with 100’ Tether Upgrade:

    • Weight of unassembled kit: 24 lbs.
    • Assembled frame dimensions: 14” x 14” x 9” (L x W x H)
    • Voltage: 12 V / 24 V
    • Max depth: 100' (tether-limited)
    • Includes two 12 V batteries for 12V / 24V operation

    Underwater Camera:

    • Image sensor: 1/4” CCD
    • Video format: NTSC
    • Lens: 2.8 mm
    • Resolution: 700 TV lines
    • Field of view: 85 deg
    • Minimum illumination: 0.1 Lux / F1.2
    • Operating voltage: DC 12V ± 10% 
    • Amp draw: 80 mA
    • Dimensions: 32 mm x 32 mm
    • Features: Auto shutter, auto gain, auto backlight

    Underwater Light:

    • Emitters: Twelve (12)
    • 3 mm 3014 SMD LEDs
    • Intensity: 100 lumens
    • Color temp: 4000K
    • Operating voltage: 12 V
    • Current draw: 50 mA


    • Type: Bilge pump replacement cartridge
    • Mounting locations: Left, Right, & Lift
    • Pump capacity: Open flow: 720 GPH, 5’ Head: 500 GPH
    • Operating voltage: 12 V
    • Amp draw: 1.4 A, 3.3 A max
    • Thrust: 0.5 lb. (2N) each
    • ROV speed: 1.5 to 2 ft/s

    Operator Control Box:

    • Main Power: Lighted Main On/Off switch
    • Controls: Three (3) independent momentary switches for Left (Fwd/Rev), Right (Fwd/Rev), and Lift (Up/Down)
    • Fuse: 15 Amp


    • Chemistry: Sealed Lead Acid 
    • Rechargeable
    • Voltage: 12 V
    • Capacity: 7 Ah

    Version 3.0 Design Improvements:

    • Streamlined tether 
    • Streamlined flotation
    • Improved propulsion system
    • Hook-and-washer ballast system for faster buoyancy adjustment
  • Inventivity LLC

    2009 N. 7th St.

    Phoenix, AZ 85006


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    2006-2023:   17 years of ROVing!

    We have shipped thousands of ROV kits to educators, explorers, and hobbyists in over 35 countries.

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