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Test out these claims that mineral oil is a terrible conductor by doing a little home experiment.
Would filling a water bottle with mineral oil be a nice way of making sure that the flimsy plastic retains its shape deep underwater?
Only one way to find out ...
Update: Brett Longworth at WHOI just pointed me to article about using oil in ROVs! http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/subs/hercules/hercules.html
Check out my recent research note- http://publiclab.org/notes/code4maine/07-25-2014/grassroots-underwater-photography
I've been using floating camera platforms with the camera facing downward with decent results. I'm interested in testing it with various LED/sensor combinations but I don't want to do anything without significant input from others who know more than I do regarding light and water... Which would include just about everybody in that case...
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