TideBot

Introducing TideBot
Your TideBot is a GPS-based tool that enables you measure water currents. It is part of the YachtBot product family and natively interfaces with t...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 12:03 PM
TideBot: what's in the box?
Your TideBot consists of … A sturdy PVC construction made up of three parts: the pod holding the screen and all electronics; the float that attaches to t...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 11:39 AM
Turning on/off and charging TideBot
TideBot features single button operation and has three indicator lights: power, cell connection and GPS status indicators. Finished or failed current measur...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 11:47 AM
Ports on TideBot
The ports on TideBot are identical to those on the YachtBot and WindBot products. The SD card must be inserted for correct operation. Use th...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 11:54 AM
TideBot's magnetic switch
Like all YachtBot devices, TideBot features single button operation. Instead of a physical push, use the provided magnetic switch to simulate short and long...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 12:02 PM
Water current measurements
TideBot has the capability to show results of water current (WCT) measurements. To perform WCT measurements TideBot has to have a GPS fix. During...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 12:50 PM
Magnetic inclination
To get accurate readings, TideBot brain acquires the correct magnetic declination for your location and adjusts its internal compass reading. To take advant...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 12:38 PM
Transporting TideBot
Storage When not in use for longer times, TideBot should be stored in a dry environment with all parts dried, cleaned, and free from salt and debris. ...
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015 at 6:45 PM
Troubleshooting Tidebot
Transmitting version After registering the device and inserting a SIM card, create a LIVE race on ww.yacht-bot.com. Required equipment: A la...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 1:46 PM
Replacing the bungee assembly
If after lots of use the TideBot’s sails don’t spring out anymore when pulled from the storage tube, you can replace the bungee assembly with the supplied s...
Mon, 9 Nov, 2015 at 1:54 PM