Introduction: Mechanical 'wind-up' Camera Slider

A simple DIY camera slider that uses a wind-up music box salvaged from an old toy. This could be used as a backup option in case one runs out of power. The wind-up mechanism delivers constant speed and is strong enough to move most DSLRs mounted on a heavy ball-head. The operating noise is really negligible. (The vintage Canon in the video was attached only for demonstration). The limitations of the wind-up mechanism are lack of speed & direction control.
 

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Artur Zawadzki (author)2014-06-15

Fajny pomysł.

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zoomtronic1 (author)2014-06-11

good one

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Fikjast Scott (author)2014-02-13

Pure Brilliance

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Thank you for the encouragement.

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