Introduction: Cheap Allsky Camera

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Using another tips "Cheap Wide Range Optical" and a few piece of plastic pipe, make a allsky cam.

Look at this how-to video :

Step 1: The Pipebox

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take 2 stoppers and a piece of plastic pipe "between 15-20cm".
In one stopper, do a hole for camera.

Step 2: Making the Camera Side

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paint with Black around the hole.

Step 3: Insert the Camera

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I use a very pretty nice Watec 660D camera ( thanks for Watec Inc, very friendly and professional ).

Step 4: Glass Protect

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in plastic glass ( 1mm ) cut a circle, and fix it with glu to the upper side of the camera stopper.

Step 5: Fix a T Pipe

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Do a hole in the big pipe and fix with glu the little inside.

Step 6: Nice Picture

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soon .... electric part and connection ( video is comming )


dorejc (author)2008-08-20

Well, the how-to vidéo comming soon...

dorejc (author)dorejc2012-01-02

oups .. 3 years later ... this is the video

superdave5481 (author)2008-11-29

What is the reflector used in the image? Where did the mirror come from? Why is it not mentioned?

dorejc (author)superdave54812008-12-04

oups ... missing information ... it's a hubcap of W Combi ... ( with no W on it ). more information on

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