Hand Control Unit

$1,500.00

Weatherproof ROV USB HCU (Hand Control Unit)

Warranty: 6 month manufacturer defects if seal is undamaged.

Compatible with:
– Qgroundcontrol
– EVA Mobula
– Delta Links
– and many more.

What’s included:
– 1x HCU
– 1x Joystick config software
– 1x 2m USB cable (joystick end is IP65 lockable)
– 1x USB ROV expansion board (Gift)
– 1x Expansion software license (gift)
– 1x micro usb cable (gift)

Optional molded transport case with foam insert.

Available on backorder

SKU: DROV-HCU-002 Categories: ,

Description

This hand controller is made from a solid block of aluminum hard anodized orange. It is compatible with windows 10 USB joystick generic devices. Can be used with several ROV types that support USB. It comes with a free config software and USB expansion PCB/Control software.

Features:
– MCU runs at 120Mhz with a 13bit ADC and outputs 16bits to windows
– 3-Axis joysticks are HALL effect low profile
(Controller supports 1 top button on the joystick as an option)
– Single axis HALL effect APEM spring loaded thumbwheel for vertical control
– Axis can be configured to any of the 6 virtual axis
– Axis can be configured with a smoothing sample and deadband
– 17 virtual sliders (only 2 detected by QGC)
– 11 programmable push buttons
– 3 selector buttons (Gain, Tilt, Light)
(3 channel each)
– 3 encoders for trims (Fwd/Aft, Lateral, Vert)
– 5 programmable encoders (Gain, Pitch, Roll, Tilt, Light)
encoder buttons can be programmable
can trigger a virtual button or assigned to an analog slider
– All encoders have programmable steps
– Capable of outputting 64 virtual button signals (128 if not using QGC+4 top hat)
– Auto-Shift button for QGC
– 20×4 Character LCD display for trim, gain, selector feedback
– Can enter program mode at any time with a combination of buttons
– Can be flashed with latest MCU revision without opening the box
– IP65 USB cable provided which locks on the joystick and prevents USB disconnection (can also supply double-end + receptacle for your topside PC)
– 1 water ingress LED
– 12 spare digital input pins (internally) (9 of which can be analog inputs)
– 2 spare analog input pins (internally)
– Every encoder has an o-ring
– Every button has a gasket
– Every joystick has a gasket
– Stainless steel handles have an o-ring
– USB receptacle has gasket and dust cover
– Bottom cover has a grove and o-ring
– Bottom screws have o-rings
– 4 rubber feet

HCU setup software:
– Used to configure the joystick for your specific ROV or if you want to upgrade/flash the MCU
– Windows 10 compatible
– Save and load HCU config files
– Ready to use config files available on our download page for supported control system
– No need for special cable, it runs on the regular joystick connection

Free USB Expansion PCB:
– 6 PWM outputs (5VDC)
– Pixhawk Standard PWM pinout
– 7 Digital outputs (0-5VDC)
– External 5VDC power
– USB serial communication Baudrate 115200
– Compatible with BlueROV2

Free Expansion PCB Control Software:
– Used to communicate with the Expansion PCB
– Control 6 PWM outputs
– User programmable PWM min and max
– PWM programmable to use slider or digital input
– Control 7 Digital Output
– Each control can be assigned with a button from Delta ROV HCU
– Each control can be assigned with keyboard key.

Download

Delta ROV HCU.pdf

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