555 timer – five boro bike tour time lapse

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Phil mounted an old digital camera to his handlebars and then created a simple 555-timer based circuit to take pictures every 10 seconds, and put the pictures together for a video… Link.

4 thoughts on “555 timer – five boro bike tour time lapse

  1. cupofnestor says:

    That is an ‘old’ camera? That looks like a Canon Rebel SLR.. not the kind of thing one has just lying around.

  2. samurai1200 says:

    Very cool, but I think the effect would have been better if the camera took significantly lower-res pics, but at a higher frequency…. like once a second.

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