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Mastering BeagleBone Robotics by Richard Grimmett

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Connecting to the BeagleBone Black via a long LAN

The ROV will be controlled from a computer on the service through a very long LAN cable. Fortunately, long LAN cables are readily available at most online electronic stores. I used a 100-foot cable for my ROV. You'll also need to be careful how you pass the LAN cable through the main compartment. I used a 90° Snap Elbow Dome Connector to pass the LAN cable to the main compartment. Here is an image of this part:

Connecting to the BeagleBone Black via a long LAN

I also found it useful to purchase a hose spool from the local hardware store to organize my LAN cable. The following is an image of a hose spool:

Now you'll need to connect your LAN cable to ...

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