Introduction: Travelapse

About: Ingénieur passioné par la photographie, la vidéo et les drones, je design, imprime et propose ici mes créations. Celles-ci sont orientées vers la facilité d’utilisation, la praticité et l’abordabilité. L’impre…

Following the directions from my images, it should be pretty straight forward to make your own motorized dolly.

But remember this requires a few more tricks than just 3D printing:

Buying parts online, most of them on ebay
Getting small fasteners
Machining pulleys to fit bearings
Soldering cables to motor

Luckily, everything is explained!

Step 1: BOM

Here is everything you will need to get to succeed.

STL Files available here as well as a pdf file with hyperlinks.

Step 2: Clamp

You will need to build 2 clamps.

Step 3: Carriage

Build your carriage.

Step 4: Motor

Assemble the motor and its gears.

Step 5: Further Details

Here are more details to help you to succeed.

* Belt length is 1990mm *

Step 6: Get Out There!

Go try it!

I used :

Magic Lantern on my EOS 7D for setting time-lapse
LR Timelapse & Lightroom for editing
After-Effect to render the video (sometimes I used a warp stabilization at 1 or 2% because of the wind..)

Good luck'

Step 7: Videos

3D Printing Contest 2016

Participated in the
3D Printing Contest 2016