Introduction: Make a Camera Slider by Makeblock
Have you ever imagined that you can also DIY your own camera slider? Yes, you saw it right! You just need several beams, a stepper motor, a MegaPi to build the main part, then a synchronous belt, and now your camera slider is done. As you see, the camera is fixed on the camera slider to take photos of the scene in front of it. Wow, it is so cool, isn't it? learn more
Step 1: Openlab Selected - DIY Your Own Camera Slider
Notice:6*AA battery is suitable for mobile phone shooting. For professional camera, 2500mAh Dry Battery will be highly recommended.
Step 2: Prepare a MegaPi (including Motor Driver), Batteries and a Button Module First.
Step 3: Prepare a 42BYG Stepper Motor With a 3.96-4P Green Plug.
Step 4: Connect 42BYG Stepper Motor, Batteries and Button Module to MegaPi.
Step 5: Build the Main Structure. Stabilize Slider Beam2424 -752-Blue and Beam0824-128-Blue As Below.
Step 6: Stabilize the Other Sides As Below.
Step 7: Prepare All the Materials and Put Them Together to Make a Shaft.
Step 8: Prepare Screws and 42BYG Stepper Motor Bracket B-Blue
Step 9: Fix the Bracket on Slider Beam2424 -752-Blue
Step 10: Fix the Bracket on Slider Beam2424 -752-Blue.
Step 11: Prepare a Slider Plate and 4 Wheels. Firstly Install Four Copper Cylinders on the Plate, Then Install the Wheels on It.
Step 12: After That, Fix the Slider Plate on Slider Beam2424 -752-Blue.
Step 13: Prepare a Timing Belt (2m), Open-end.
Step 14: Then Prepare Two Belt Connectors and Connect Them Together.
Step 15: Stabilize the Belt by the Connectors, and Fix the Connectors on Slider Plate.
Step 16: Prepare a Plate With Four Copper Cylinders, and Fix It on Slider Plate
Step 17: Install a Camera Platform on a Quick Release Plate, Then Stabilize the Plate As Below.
Step 18: Finish
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