Tag Archives: Radio Controlled Photography

KAP RC Tx Miniaturisation

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Small is beautiful. Having got a working Arduino based remote control for the RC rig and sucessfully testing the manual/auto function a smaller, handier option is possible. Looking at the available cases I found options that are small enough and … Continue reading

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Drastic plastic pendulum beam

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The weather is continuing to keep me grounded, days and days of overcast followed by bright spells with slack wind and sudden cloudburst, reading the daily forecast is becoming a moment of dread. It’s been weeks now. I decide to … Continue reading

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3axis KAP Gimbal part 3

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Voltage regulation. Oh boy, this is fun. Having got the balance happy, the PID settings clean and video relay done I find myself stymied by failure of the RC control aspect. I can have the gimbal powered happily on a … Continue reading

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New lamps for old.

I’m not sure how old the retired lamp was but it’s been our friend since we moved here some 16 years past. The new lamp is brighter and draws less power. Got bored waiting for the old column to be … Continue reading

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3 axis KAP gimbal progress

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The 5 control wires for the video relay and shutter release require cable fine enough to pass through the 3 hollow core motors to reach the RC receiver and video transmitter. They have to be flexible and strong enough to … Continue reading

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32bit gimbal: good chart…

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It’s not every day I get excited about a graph. This is an X Y Z trace from the Ricoh GR  gimbal rig. After a lot of fiddle getting the balance and discovering 12c errors along the way, breaking tiny … Continue reading

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3 axis 32bit gyre and gimbal KAPrig

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For KAP a gimbal offers great potential, viable video should be possible, slow exposures in low light and smooth camera movements should be possible with 3 axis active stabilisation. Gimbal technology has come on leaps and bounds as the drone … Continue reading

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V2 HDMI /AV converter for Sony RX1

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A new version of the HDMI converter has been released for the Sony Nex 7 with a micro HDMI port.RCD3015G is supplied with bare wires on the AV out side. A 2.5mm jack is added to take the feed into … Continue reading

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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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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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