Ben Brandt
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Wifi-Controlled Precision Camera Slider

A wifi-connected high-precision camera slider, controllable from any web browser. Easily capture smooth sliding video shots or time lapses.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino MKR1000
Arduino MKR1000
×1
SparkFun EasyDriver - Stepper Motor Driver
×1
Adafruit Stepper motor - NEMA-17 size - 200 steps/rev
×1
Adafruit Aluminum GT2 Timing Pulley - 20 Tooth
×1
Adafruit Timing Belt GT2 Profile - 2mm pitch
×1
Adafruit 12v Power Supply
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Schematics

Schematic

Since all user interaction happens over wifi, the hardware is simple. Arduino MKR1000, EasyDriver, and a stepper motor. A 12v power supply comes into the EasyDriver, which then provides 5v to the Arduino.
Sliderschematic bb mkr1000

Code

Video Tether Universal Windows Client App

Video Tether Arduino MKR1000 Firmware

Credits

Ben Brandt

Ben Brandt

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Geek, Developer, Maker, Tinkerer, Dad

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