Instructables: exploring - technology - cam Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:52:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile)
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Let's build a Bluetooth/ WiFi controlled FPV Drone! RoverBot is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starter project for hobbyists! The bot is very fast and agile, not to mention of it carrying two "29,000 rpm" motors! It can surely outr...

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
Dropcam Unplugged! HeyMimi Last Fall, I got a neat new toy: a Dropcam Wi-fi Security Camera and have been experimenting with new ways to use it ever since!   A few months ago, I modified a birdhouse to accommodate the Dropcam, so that I could mount it outside, as a front door intercom.  But  a birdhouse with a power co...
By: HeyMimi

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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:54:54 PST
"THE DARK ROOM WEBCAM GAMING"... without any lights,without any key board... play your PC games....(with camspace)
"THE DARK ROOM WEBCAM GAMING"... without any lights,without any key board... play your PC games....(with camspace) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishan udyoga Hey guys what's up... This is my first Instructable... I call this instructable "The dark room webcam gaming" ....sorry for my bad english :-( .......ok let's do this.... .........THIS TRICK ALSO WORK ONLY CAR GAMES and some mini games... You can see this images it's my low quality creative lab...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:47:28 PST
SIMPLE USB WEATHERPROOF CAMERA - More DIY How To Projects]]> rbodell Now that computer surveillance software is easily obtainable, finding an outdoor camera that connects to the computer is almost impossible to find. Everything I have found that is weatherproof, connects to a television, vcr or expensive security system. Nothing connects to a computer, so I decided t...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:08:42 PDT
Design and Print a Tripod-Mountable Smartphone Case
Design and Print a Tripod-Mountable Smartphone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> tylercrumpton Over the years, I've collected a few devices that allow you to attach a camera using a standard mounting mechanism: tripods, monopods, steady-cams, etc. As the cameras in smartphone continue to increase in quality and functionality, it can become desirable to use smartphones on a tripod or steady-ca...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:24:38 PDT
IP SECURITY CAMERA USING ANDROID PHONE 1481994 HELLO GUYS,IF YOU HAVE YOUR ANDROID phone there billions of productive apps in app store like the app called ip camera. download it from app store it's free and set it up .CONNECT WIFI OR internet in you computer and android .launch IP CAMERA app an  ip address will develop along with port number. o...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 04:11:11 PDT
no-cost, 5-minute Steady-Cam rig using a tripod and household materials
no-cost, 5-minute Steady-Cam rig using a tripod and household materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> confu Recently I watched this impressive video: I´m not really into taking videos or making movies, but all those professional or DIY solutions to build a steady-cam thingy or camera gimbal which I stumbled upon in the last years were always fascinating. So after watching above...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 16:34:32 PDT
The Reely Studio Mr. Noack The Reely Studio is a FILM course at Trenton High School. Students in this class work in groups to write, direct and produce their very own short film. Along the way, they must contribute to the instructables community by sharing 3 of their very own DIY film-making techniques. The sky is the limit o...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:58:14 PDT
Repair The Leg Locks on Your 728B Manfrotto Tripod w/ 3D Printed Parts
Repair The Leg Locks on Your 728B Manfrotto Tripod w/ 3D Printed Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> franco40 Recently I was given a Manfrotto 728B tripod that was in pretty rough shape.  It seems cam-acting leg locks on this particular model are prone to cracking.  If you look close you can see the plastic is very thin at certain areas and with the cam lock putting a high bit of stress on the joint its no ...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 07:32:18 PST
DIY Cable Cam
DIY Cable Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> SoftwareMaster123 In this instructable i am going to show you how to make a cable cam. A cable cam is used to film people going at high speeds downhill.  advantages -  - very cheep  - you can make it powered in the future. What you need What you will need: pulleys (with hooks) Fender washers (lots) Piece of w...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 13:01:40 PST
Steampunk'd machine gun
Steampunk'd machine gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> Evinfire Hello, This is one of my latest projects; a modded  vintage Fujica single-8 p300 camera. I turned it into a prop-machinegun with 7.62 ammo (from a AK-47). It was a fun project to do, here's the step by step..... Evinfire. The basis... This is the basis, the Fujica single-8 p300 camera from the...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 11:10:59 PST
From SketchUp to CNC Fabrication phooddaniel This video series shows how to get from CAD, to CAM, to a CNC fabricated product.  The tools we will be using are SketchUp for CAD,  CamBam for CAM, Mach3 for gcode reading/CNC control, and a CNC router (greenBull from for part fabrication.  Keep in mind during this tutorial that ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:35:19 PST
Artemis & Apollo: Dancing with Arduino and light detection
Artemis & Apollo: Dancing with Arduino and light detection - More DIY How To Projects]]> ttt_jjr According to Ancient Greek mythology, Artemis and Apollo were immortal twins born ages ago on a rocky island in the Aegean Sea. Artemis, her hunting bow poised and fleet feet padding the forest floor, reigned as Goddess of the Moon. Her twin brother, Apollo, strummed his harp and recited poetry from...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:03:56 PST
CAD-to-Product with a Laser Cutter: Wood Cube phooddaniel Quick tutorial on creating a 3D object with CAD software, CAM software, CNC control software, and a Laser Cutter.  This is for laser cutters that operate using g-code.  This is a simple example of how to make a 3D object.  If you want simple boxes, there are many parametric box creation tools out th...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 07:39:32 PDT
GoPro cable cam: wheeled camera suspension system
GoPro cable cam: wheeled camera suspension system - More DIY How To Projects]]> marple200 The cable cam is a trolley system to support a video camera and runs along some kind of cable. I saw a lot of ideas and instructions for various types of cable cams for the GoPro or standard cameras. The beauty of the GoPro is you can mount it upside down and set it to flip the video. Saves the tim...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 21:51:55 PDT
web cam mount for wider objects man-of-light while mending a broken webcam i replaced it's plastic screws with bike spokes, longer springs from worn out click/retractable biros, the screw-blocks from electrical terminal blocks, and some glue stick heated with a flame smudged on the sharp ends of the cut spokes. now it can fit the screen or woo...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:31:09 PDT
recycled, Throw away spy cam DootMadskills One again I have taken some broken crap around the house and made something useful........I get very bored......So I had this old first edition kinda "flip video" and the screen was broken and it was kinda bulking anyways and basically I never would have used it again. So I just broke it down and to...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 11:24:56 PDT
How to CNC a skull
How to CNC a skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> surfwizz Really, everyone should have a skull on their desk.  It's an age-old symbol, a memento mori that reminds us that we are not long for this world.  So I set out to make one out of aluminum.  This was my process.   CAD/CAM I designed the skull in Solidworks.  I don't have a ton of images from this p...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 11:13:22 PDT
Simulating Water Drops on Wood
Simulating Water Drops on Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grunblau When I designed and built my own CNC, this is exactly the type of project I had in mind.  A chance to play with forms and test ideas, bringing things to life that would otherwise just live in my sketchbook. In this Instructable I am going to show you how I simulated water drops in Photoshop for sha...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 20:58:24 PST
steadycam - More DIY How To Projects]]> spiderham I've been looking at steadycams for awhile now but haven't been very keen on the price of the brand name ones. There are a few that go for a fraction of the brand name rigs but they look simple enough to make, so here we are... Materials List MATERIALS: -1 - 36" L, 1" W, 1/8" T aluminum flat sto...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:59:34 PST
Steampunk Web cam cover
Steampunk Web cam cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> longwinters This is a steampunk  cover I made for my very dull web cam, I did not document the process as well as I should have but I do try and give you an idea of the everyday materials I used, the cost was about ten dollars. I really want to learn the process of doing projects in steps so consider this a me...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 16:02:01 PST
Flip HD Camera Mods and Tips
Flip HD Camera Mods and Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> FlipVans1966 Owners of a Flip HD video camera should be aware of the versatility and the level of customization these lightweight cameras posses. Although the video quality is lesser in comparison to more expensive digital cameras, for not much money and minor handy work, any Flip HD camera can be drastically im...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 20:44:12 PDT
walking Android Mini robot figure HitMit Android Mini Collectible : CAM-10 :  
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 21:31:06 PDT
Mystery Machine USB web-cam T-Bear2000 The Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo as a USB web-cam and microphone.
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:45:26 PDT
Night Vision Camera
Night Vision Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Much like the Light of Eärendil guides Frodo in dark places, so too will your homemade night vision camera be your guiding beacon. Whether out in the woods camping with friends, capturing that elusive glimpse of a Scandinavian troll, or while on a top secret spy mission, this special camera capture...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 14:50:37 PDT
Open Source CNC Toolpathing Workflow DIYLILCNC An overview of free & open-source toolpathing for the DIYLILCNC (or any 3-axis CNC). Turn a raster image into a G-Code engraving pattern with GIMP, Inkscape, Pycam and EMC2 in Ubuntu.

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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 09:19:01 PDT
Squeeze a video.
Squeeze a video. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Computothought If you could save two terabytes of disk space, this instructable might be for you.  Ever get tired of waiting for video to upload to a video site or wish your videos did not take up so much room. A lot of the little digital cameras save movie files in ".avi" format which can be humongous. I know min...
By: Computothought

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Fri, 1 Jul 2011 09:26:07 PDT
Easy Hidden Camera on the cheap (Lighter mod)!!! Big Boyz Toys
Easy Hidden Camera on the cheap (Lighter mod)!!! Big Boyz Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> rrichards Mini DVR Modification (Lighter)  Hidden Camera Hello today I am going to teach you how to modify the Lighter-Spy-DVR-Mini-DV Camcorder Http:// You will need: Mini DVR Modification (L...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 17:13:51 PDT
Homemade Steadicam
Homemade Steadicam - More DIY How To Projects]]> feglk I know there are a lot of resources over the net of how to build a steadicam, but i thought i would share my design and influences in case it helps anybody. I found the below video useful for explaining the principles of a steadicam, which really helped me understand how and why a steadicam works, a...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 09:16:16 PDT
OPENSOURCE NEMA 17 MOTOR MOUNT - More DIY How To Projects]]> CNCSnap Hopefully this NEMA 17 mount helps your diy projects. .svg -
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Sun, 10 Apr 2011 20:40:34 PDT
Make a Cheap Head Cam chilll2009 I always thought that those head-mounted cams were pretty cool, one day I thought about making one. It would be a lot cheaper that the other video cameras, so here is what I made.  - I used an iPod nano 5g for the video (you can find one on eBay because they are out of circulation). - 2 rubberbands...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 17:01:41 PST
Steel Machine, Kinetic Sculpture chriszep Steel machine exploring the use of cams and string/gear generated movement. P.I.T.A. Machine from Christopher Zeppieri on Vimeo.
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 08:56:55 PST
DIY CNC scoochmaroo "DIY CNC" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different CNC projects.  Check out these great projects and learn how to make your own CNC mill on a budget. All projects come from, are written by CNC experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily ma...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:39:37 PST
The Camcorder Clip
The Camcorder Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> J3PPiSH Hello! Today I´ll be showing you how to make the The Camcorder Clip©. It started of when I needed a clip to put on like a cap, for example when your shoting somebody. I think i´m the first one to do this on Instructables. I´ll post a video of the whole thing. :D You can use it as I said like a ...

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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 06:32:18 PDT
RC Video Camera
RC Video Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> Quest for Questions This Instructable teaches you how to make a remote-controlled camera out of an old toy car and a video recorder. This Idea came to me a long time ago, before I even heard of Instructables. I decided to right an article about it. I made the car in school, so I got that for free, has for the camera, t...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 04:20:46 PDT
GoPro HD Hero 101
GoPro HD Hero 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Emiliano Valencia This is a tutorial on how to use the GoPro Hero HD camera from A-Z Before we start Before we start:   -Make sure the battery is in the camera and charged.   -Put on the housing (the housing lens affects the image, so if it's not on your image may look distorted) turning ON/OFF To turn on the c...
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 17:28:08 PDT
Cheapest and most easy Steadycam for everybody.
Cheapest and most easy Steadycam for everybody. - More DIY How To Projects]]> knarx Everybody knows the steadycam. And everybody using a cam to take videos, may it be the iPhone4, a digital camera (like in this instructable the Sony NEX-5), on of these new cool DSLRs or even a real videocam will know about the problems you have taking videos while you are moving the cam. This inst...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 01:10:09 PDT
DIY Cable Cam murray484 This is a DIY Cable Cam that I built.  You can read more here:
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Thu, 15 Jul 2010 12:23:30 PDT
Parallel Port 3 Axis CNC Driver, Opto-Isolated, Unipolar Steppers
Parallel Port 3 Axis CNC Driver, Opto-Isolated, Unipolar Steppers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChromationSystems Controls 3 Unipolar Stepper Motors, for use with CNC Machines. Simple driver with automatic coil  shutdown, to ensure efficient operation.  Opto-isolated for protection of the P.C. Supports most parallel port based CNC software, such as KCAM. Supports up to 20 watts per Phase. Or 2 Amps per phase....
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 22:11:58 PST
Tripod support for a QuickCam (or other webcam)
Tripod support for a QuickCam (or other webcam) - More DIY How To Projects]]> exabopper There are many reasons you may want to put your webcam onto a tripod.  I needed to do this because the stand for my Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000 was missing, but it's often nice to use with a tripod for better pictures in general, especially if you're making videos.  Using a little piece of hardware c...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2009 22:17:50 PST
wide(r) angle view for your old ATC2K action cam
wide(r) angle view for your old ATC2K action cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> raalst Some time ago the ATC2K action cam was launched. it can record 30 minutes of video on a flash card, intended to film action sports and waterproof up to 3 meters (I dove to 7 meters with it before I modded it..)Generally it is a very nice cam, but for the extremely narrow angle of view. This is even ...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 14:23:54 PDT
How to make a simple stop motion video using Windows Movie Maker stranoster This is, to put it simply, a five minute project I made at school to show I could put together a simple film.These are a few examples of stopmotions that a friend and I worked together on, although never spending enough time on them.My Animated Milk - Shortlisted for TropJR in AustraliaLego Tetris (...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2008 00:49:07 PST
Ballcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> ramdesign In the river Spree in Berlin lies the base of the Brommybrucke, which has been destroyed between 1950 and 1960. The whole bridge got destroyed, except for the base which is still unimpaired in 2008. The assignment is: design, develop a tool so you can #24;use#25; your nobodyland for a certain period...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 02:41:42 PST
Leveled Cam Holder for Self Recording MockFarm I needed to record myself from a distance with a videocamera. At the same time I needed to move the camera around me (and with me when I'm moving). Not just to have a static shots from the tripod. So I invented for myself this camera holder. I used a common stuff from a casual hardware store. It cos...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2008 12:41:36 PDT
DIY Homebrew SteadyCam Hoopajoo How to make a SteadyCam st home for about 5 dollars that is just as effective as those that cost hundreds!
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Wed, 23 Jan 2008 21:39:05 PST
CNC Stomp Pad Project | CNC Programming | G-Code Programming | CNC Plasma Cutting
CNC Stomp Pad Project | CNC Programming | G-Code Programming | CNC Plasma Cutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> ivanirons This Instructable is about making a custom stomp pad for a snowboard. It uses CNC Design, CNC Programming and CNC Plasma Cutting to get the entire job done. It first starts out on the computer side of CNC, then moves on to the Machining side of CNC.You can also view the project at:http://www.cncin...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2007 07:12:20 PST
Make a simple bike-flag-holder with a 3D printer
Make a simple bike-flag-holder with a 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Doc Workingday A simple clamp for holding a flag on a bike trailer, designed in CAD and printed on a 3D printer. The Problem I like pulling the kids in a bike trailer, but the old trailer I bought didn't come with a flag. I'm sure you are an excellent driver, but have you seen how the rest of them drive? So I...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 11:58:47 PDT
Per-i-Sight: MacBook iSight Periscope
Per-i-Sight: MacBook iSight Periscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> tbeseda Turn your MacBook iSight into a cam for conferences, lectures, and more with a couple of pieces of cardboard and small mirror. Don't be selfish, point your built in camera forward with this simple periscope: Per-i-Sight! (Sorry, DOESN'T work with MacBook Pro.) get materials 1. some sort of thin, ...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2007 03:57:07 PDT
Headup Web cam viewer
Headup Web cam viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr H A recent entry looked at a commercial system to allow users to look directly at their web cam whilst still being able to see the person they are talking to - Teleprompter style - This is my take on that idea. It is easy to construct being essentially an upside down periscope such as I used to make ...
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Sun, 4 Feb 2007 03:11:15 PST
Making an online Fish Tank webcam!!/
Making an online Fish Tank webcam! - More DIY How To Projects]]> billytkid Step by step guide for modding the case of an IP camera so that it can be attached directly to a Fish Tank. The reason this is needed is because webcams usually are designed to be put in front of the subject, or need a stand. However with a Fish Tank cam it needs to be hidden away taking up as litt...
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Tue, 25 Jul 2006 08:18:55 PDT