DIY Camera Sliding Rig

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DIY Camera Sliding Rig
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Maker Daniel Colvin built this simple camera slider out of little more than wood, string and some hardware. The camera sits atop a platform and is pulled by a string using a K’nex geared motor.

If one wants to take simple tracking shots, conventional options use wheels and pipes, so it’s great to see Daniel using thrift as his motivator for this project.

[via Hacked Gadgets]

4 thoughts on “DIY Camera Sliding Rig

  1. Steve White says:

    Daniel, I love it. You’ve got me thinking about a bigger rig already.

  2. DIY Motorised Camera Slider | Lifehacker Australia says:

    […] Home Made Inexpensive motorised Camera Slider [Hacked Gadgets via Make] […]

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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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