Monthly Archives: September 2015

Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 8

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Final layout. Closing the lid requires all the holes to be in the right places, all the components to be fixed in x, y and z. Setting out of the cut-outs was a mix of CAD deduction and measurement from … Continue reading

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Stripes

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A theme has emerged, ‘always be Knolling’ seems to have morphed into ..stripes… B

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Look: no gloves!

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I have had an original Dan LeighR8 in my possession for a while now. It’s an interesting lifter and I’m lucky to have it- Dan doesn’t make them any more. While my RC controller is at the machine shop I … Continue reading

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Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 7

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Range check. As Ramon pointed out in comment to the last post the 2 radios have to co-exist and this is not simply a matter of putting them in a box, supplying power and bolting on antennae.With the kite line … Continue reading

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Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 6

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Component layout. I now have some idea how the screen will fit and almost all the components are now wired, tested and ready for something close to a final layout. I have fitted the top cap and antennae to get … Continue reading

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Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 5

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Video receiver board. I knew this would be a tight fit and so it proved to be. The case had to be filed away in 3 places to accept the board. To have space to fit the SMA antenna connector … Continue reading

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Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 4

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The components arrive by post and I fit them as they do. Slide pot for tilt. Replacing the tilt control with a 10k slide pot improves the mock up human interface. The pot is a cheap (89p) 10K ohm 0.2w … Continue reading

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