Need Help moving up an object

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by doveroh, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. doveroh

    Thread Starter New Member

    Feb 26, 2012
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    Hello,

    I have a camera mounted onto a piece of wood that tilts up at an angle or goes flat. Right now I am doing it by hand, but I want to make it where I can have electronics do it for me with a remote, but have no idea where to start at. I didn't know if there was a "lift" mech that I could use or any ideas you guys might have.

    Thanks!
    Jesse
     
  2. MMcLaren

    Well-Known Member

    Feb 14, 2010
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    It looks like there may be several candidates if you google "diy camera pan tilt". A relatively inexpensive microcontroller might be used to drive a couple relatively inexpensive servo motors. Several options for control like, Sony SIRC (or other IR format) remote control (short line of sight distances), serial from a PC or another small microcontroller (moderate distances), or wireless from a PC or another small microcontroller (moderate distances).

    Cheerful regards, Mike
     
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