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Tom C. Hall

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Sync'ed timelapse
« on: November 04, 2014, 11:01:59 PM »
I have two 60Ds that Id like to do sync'd timelapses with. If I let them both run they drift over time. Is there a way I can run the shutter port from one to another so one does the self intervolmeter and the 2nd just fires in step?


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Re: Sync'ed timelapse
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2014, 01:15:53 AM »
Curious to know why you want to do that. Are you shooting a stereo time lapse?


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Re: Sync'ed timelapse
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2014, 05:21:42 AM »
I think for that is better to use the analog bulb cable and use Arduino to splitt / sync the shutter. I think it will be more easy and stable.


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Re: Sync'ed timelapse
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2014, 11:34:27 AM »
 Hi, there are wireless remote controlle systems available, you could easily hack the hardware switch of one remote and either lead its cable to an arduino or a much simpler hardware timer/relais.  We did this sort of controler in the early nineties for singleframe capturing on the famous Sony VX 1000...

Hope this helps  Matthias

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Re: Sync'ed timelapse
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2014, 01:17:06 PM »
When you beep() it causes a detectable spike on the mic input, this means you could:
-Connect the mic inputs of both cameras together
-Have the "master" camera beep every time a picture is taken (you will probably have to modify ML to do this, but it should be an extremely easy modification).
-Use the "audio trigger" in the "slave" camera.

If you're in a quite environment then you wouldn't even need to connect the mic cable, just have one camera beep() and the other camera with the audio trigger.


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Re: Sync'ed timelapse
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2014, 05:09:50 PM »

Have you looked at Smart Shooter

I have used this as you can write scripts for it.

Might be worth a look at for your project.