I am looking at doing a project with a AUV (autonomous underwater vehicle) and need to know the best type of connectors to use. I have listed the things I need from most important to least important:
- Ease of in installation
- Availability(ship time)
My project is to have a main board(small atom motherboard), and a few other small micro-controller boards(arduinos) to be inside a main compartment. This compartment will utilize the connectors to provide a leak-free interface with the AUV's navigation(thrusters, ballast) and sensor systems(sonar, depth gauge).
The vehicle will only be subject to about 20 - 40 feet dept, or around 18 psi. I need something that can be connected "dry", and then is waterproof afterwards, rated IP-68. I have looked a little into Buccaneer. Does anyone have any experience on what is the best, or if I can DIY these?
Picture of Buccaneer Connector