Author Topic: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)  (Read 4520 times)

AnotherDave

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Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« on: April 29, 2014, 04:04:02 PM »
I had so much fun messing around with the Magiclantern firmware on my Mk3 last year that THIS year, I decided to start playing around with other camera components too.

Here is a link to my Mk3 shooting raw video on a MōVI-like camera gimbal that I assembled, and wired.  Hoping to have lots more footage to share soon.

http://vimeo.com/93104878

Jakobmen

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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2014, 04:11:11 PM »
nice!  where you get the parts for the Camera Gimbal? how long did it take to build?
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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2014, 04:16:55 PM »
I got them from all over the place, mostly eBay…  shipping was a slow slow nightmare.  It took me a while cause I first had to learn how to solder circuit boards, and do electrical wiring… which I had no clue about when I started working on it.

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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 04:29:00 PM »
how much you think you paid total?
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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 04:32:14 PM »
Less than the cost of the Mk3, but over-all I didn't keep track that well.  I had lots of little supplies that I needed (IE - a soldering iron, hex keys, wires, etc) that any one who does electrical projects would have.

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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2014, 05:10:06 PM »
I must say that's incredible. Such smooth motion. Do you have a starting point for making something like that? (You know like the blueprints!).

Primarily I want to make DIY a motorised slider/dolly system. I have some limited knowledge of electronics. But I am finding the engineering part the most difficult.
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Re: Magiclantern on a (MōVI) camera gimbal :-)
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2014, 08:26:08 PM »
There aren't really any blueprints.  There is, however, a wealth of free knowledge - much like what you find on here - in the RC community forums about how to build these suckers. 

If you're used to navigating this site to learn about hacking you're camera, it should be a breeze.