How-To: Open source intervalometer for Canon, Nikon cameras

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How-To:  Open source intervalometer for Canon, Nikon cameras
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Instructables user peterdr has put together a really excellent tutorial on how to build his CT-1 open-source hardware intervalometer for Canon and Nikon digital cameras. There’s more info about the project at his personal website, and a parts kit is for sale on

4 thoughts on “How-To: Open source intervalometer for Canon, Nikon cameras

  1. John Park says:

    Very cool — and big ups for the name of his Altoid-tin version: “The Mintervalometer”!

  2. pdbogen says:

    I also built an intervalometer, though I don’t have any pictures of the build.

    Mine differs in that it uses a numerical keypad for interfacing with it, and it includes dual camera outputs, for doing stereo photography:

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