How-To: Create a video camera bay for your model rocket

How-To: Create a video camera bay for your model rocket

MZ_MakerHobbies-Badge.gifThis hobby rocketeer made a very simple camera mount and payload bay for this el cheapo Aiptek digital camera. Using an adjustable hole cutter tool, some plywood, Bondo, polycarbonate tubing, and some hardware, he built a simple but effective camera bay. Here’s a video from the rocket’s POV.

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4 thoughts on “How-To: Create a video camera bay for your model rocket

  1. Rahere says:

    He isn’t the mystery submariner you were talking about the other day, by any chance, is he?

  2. noise_is_life says:

    The wizard of candy rockets.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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