All Blog Posts Tagged 'gimbal' (46)

FPV Gimbal For Zoom Camera - First Week of Tests

Hi guys, 

First i'd like to thank all of you for your comments regarding our first post (http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/fpv-gimbal-for-zoom-camera?xg_source=activity). Your comments helped us with technical issues and got us really positively…

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Added by Greg Dronsky on February 25, 2015 at 6:30pm — 12 Comments

DIY kinetic/motion gimbal controller

A couple months back someone posted a pretty cool controller they had built which used a wireless link to feed gyro data from a remote handheld device to a Alexmos/Basecam gimbal controller... It was obviously targeted at the higher end film-maker space, and had a pricetag to match - but it caught my fancy and I had already done a bluetooth gamepad…

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Added by Mark on February 15, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

SPECTER 360 prototype tests

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9jstsJKme0&feature=youtu.be

Here is a video from our testing of SPECTER 360 prototype gimbal. Until now we have eliminated all those vibrations seen on video. I will be posting new test 3 video soon.…

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Added by Joscht Laznyk on January 11, 2015 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

FPV gimbal for zoom camera

It’s nice to fly around with your copter or plane, watching the surrounding area with a live view. Anyone who tried FPV knows that feeling. There is much to see with the regular equipment, but if you want to see some detail from a higher altitude, there is a problem. Normally it’s good to have a wide…
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Added by Greg Dronsky on January 7, 2015 at 5:42pm — 55 Comments

Gopro 6m JIB with brushless Gimbal Wifi controlled on INDIEGOGO

Hi,

On INDIEGOGO is a brushless gimbal for a Gopro 

which is controlled with a smartphone

Can also be montiet on a Multikopter !…

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Added by Peter Koppendorfer on December 3, 2014 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

DIY Bluetooth AlexMos/BaseCam gimbal controller

I just finished making a tutorial on how to build a Arduino gamepad-based controller for any of the AlexMos-based gimbals out there with Bluetooth.  The build itself is super-easy to do, probably taking about an hour or so, and the parts can be had for under $100, so I think it's a great option when you want to have one person control the camera while another controls the…

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Added by Mark on November 28, 2014 at 4:10pm — 4 Comments

GimBALL - 3D printed DIY Gimbal with closed hull - PART1 (design)

Hi guys, 

let me introduce my latest project, a 3D printed gimbal for MobiusHD camera. I call it GimBALL regarding of it's shape...

My goal was to make a closed, aerodynamic shaped gimbal, which can be used in the front of a plane (ie. X-UAV Talon), up to 100 km/h airspeed. So I tried to make thisthing  as…

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Added by Adrián Nagy Hinst on November 24, 2014 at 11:09am — 35 Comments

New BeeWorks gimbal on kickstarter..

Not so much related to drones but I dabble with gimbals, and I would assume some of you do too...

There is some interesting tech in what they are building.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1499947228/bw05-camera-stabilization-with-kinetic-remote

Beeworks manufacture what is in my opinion the better of the build quality alexmos 32 gimbal…

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Added by Badman Teddy Edward on November 13, 2014 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

Oculus Rift DK2 with MavLink head tracking and HUD, first steps (OVRPilot part 1)

This is the first post in what I hope to be a series of posts on exploring the possibilities in using the Oculus Rift alongside a UAV. The plan in the long run is to create a GCS for the Oculus Rift or other HMDs that gives you a feeling of actually sitting up in the air being able to look…

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Added by Nils Högberg on September 13, 2014 at 3:56pm — 12 Comments


3D Robotics
Humanitarian UAV Network Invites Contributions to UAV Evaluation

Patrick Meier and the worldwide Humanitarian UAV Network, “UAViators,” have undertaken a fairly comprehensive review of UAVs for humanitarian use.…

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Added by Roger Sollenberger on July 31, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

The World's First Drone Painting Company!

We teamed up with Bercom makers of the HANDy Paint Products to create the world's first residential and commercial Drone Painting Company.

Check it out!

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"Tongue in cheek" this was a lot of fun and very scary at times putting a 4' pole with a roller and trying to fly it around painting stuff.  It was…

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Added by markpre on May 22, 2014 at 7:13pm — 10 Comments

Antimedia present's the "Owl Cam"

INTRODUCING THE OWL CAM from ANTIMEDIA on Vimeo.

Norwegian Film company presents the owl cam. Basically, a brushless gimbal mounted on a helmet.

Iam wondering if such a system could withstand the shocks of a skier jumping and going full speed (impacts +…

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Added by Nicolas Vuignier on April 3, 2014 at 8:33am — 3 Comments

Kickstarter Steadicam "Stubilizer", brushless gimbal

An interesting brushless gimbal not designed for drones.  It seems the brushless gimbal technology that has become so popular for drones is now expanding its reach to the action sports market.  Prototypes seem to have a nice fit and finish.

You can see more about the project…

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Added by Bryan Galusha on March 5, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments


Distributor
Phantom Tall Gear Upgrade & Review

Nice upgrade for those flying a Phantom 1, 2 or Vision.  Gives the Phantom a wider stance as well as additional height for camera gimbals.  No more legs in the shot when aggressively flying :)  

You can find them HERE 

Direct link …

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Added by AKRCGUY on February 7, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments

9 Inch High Rise Multicopter Legs

Hey everyone!  In case you haven't been following us on our website or here on DIY Drones, we are two guys who have been tinkering with gimbal design and other aerial photography related projects.  Over the last few months we've…

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Added by SkyrisFX on November 18, 2013 at 11:04am — 9 Comments

Done with the frame

Just finished assembling the frame. looks like a tank! lol.

I really have a hard time bending the arms! I decided to build a wooden brake for these arms (gave my hands a hardtime).. Bolted up with M4 x 10mm screws.…

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Added by rjc_quadcopter on September 28, 2013 at 4:01am — 14 Comments

Quadcopter Build Update 2

Bending the parts.

Test fit of the stacked up plate and Centerpiece. I really have a hard time bending the parts. I made a sheet metal brake made of wood! Checked the distances from the CAD drawing. everything seems ok. +/- 1mm-- good enough for me.…

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Added by rjc_quadcopter on September 26, 2013 at 6:38am — 8 Comments

Quadcopter Build Update

Just fresh from the waterjet cutter..

Left to right: Stack-up pad, Centerplate, Landing Gear.

Quadcopter…

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Added by rjc_quadcopter on September 23, 2013 at 8:28pm — 9 Comments


100KM
Magnetic encoder and brushless gimbal controller

- from my blog hobbyuav,com.

For the techpod 2.0, I want to have a high precision camera gimbal capable of continuous rotation in two axis. I have always likes the brushless gimbals that are…

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Added by wayne garris on September 15, 2013 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

First Blog- Designing my quadcopter

With Frame + motors + props, solidedge calculated weight of 1.1kgs. Im still figuring out how to shave off extra kgs from this frame...

I wanted to design (actually took reference on a couple of existing design) my quadcopter frame. My main purpose is to have a quadcopter carry a gopro for…

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Added by rjc_quadcopter on September 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — 28 Comments

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