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  1. Repeatable moves - 4 axes difference composite experiment. - Black test.

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    This is a "watching paint dry" video, a two run composite using difference blending. Dolly move is 100cms total moving forward 50cms and then back to start whilst the Pan, Tilt and Roll…

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    • Real time verse Time-lapse mode using Mantis2 - 500 frame test. Check out the bugs at 00:20...

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      A very quick test using Dolly, Pan, Roll and Focus axes. The movement is deliberately erractic to cram as much movement into a short time. The lens is a Canon 100mm macro lens. The video move was…

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      • Mantis2 hardware/software controlling an eMotimo TB3

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        In answer to a question on increasing the TB3's number of muliti-point moves from the current three (3). A quick demo of eMotimo TB3 Pan and Tilt head being controlled by Mantis2, the moves…

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        • Pan, Roll and Focus setting experiment using an encoder to control/record a stepper motor movement.

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          Attempt at a multi-move video clip with Mantis 2 hardware / software using a single hand held encoder and muliti-pass axes set up. The encoder / software was set to their coarsest settings and together…

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          • Focus setting experiment using an encoder to control/record a stepper motor movement.

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            A quick test using an encoder to control a focus motor. (Watching paint dry clip). The Pan move was set up using a start and an end keyframe. The Pan move was run and the focus adjusted and recorded…

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            • Dragonframe - Smooth and Linear key framing test.

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              This test uses 400 images for each type of key framing. A Pan and Tilt head followed the rectangle of the picture using Smooth then Linear key framing at the image corners. The first part of the…

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              • Servocity Tilt/Pan/Roll unit controlled by stepper motors - Pan/Tilt/Focus repeatability test 01

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                The camera set up used an 100mm macro lens with pots placed between 2.5ft to 4.0ft away from the lens creating a fairly large "lever effect". The tilt/pan moves approximately positioned…

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                • Servocity Tilt/Pan/Roll unit controlled by stepper motors

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                  "Real time" move with tilt, pan, and roll moving through 360 degrees. The steppers are 0.9 degree step with 100:1 gearboxes driving a final pulley ratio of 6:1 giving an overall ratio…

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                  • eMotimo speedy vertical movement with 5:1 stepper/gearbox. Experiment.

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                    String, brown paper and g-clamp approach to sending the eMotimo TB3 vertical with a 5:1 stepper motor driven from the 3rd axis. Speed is approximately 3ft in 17 seconds using a 20 tooth drive pulley…

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                    • Slit scan flower - 02

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                      720 frames using a home made turntable driven by an eMotimo TB3 Black feeding a 99:1 stepper motor from its 3rd axis port.

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                      • Flower image stacking

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                        Work in progress, the images were shot using a DP Stage0 with a 99:1 stepper motor controlled by eMotimo TB3 Black. The lens is a Canon FD 24mm L mounted to a Canon 5D2 using a reversing ring shooting…

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                        • ServoCity system - Initial test using stepper motor drive.

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                          Set up rig to ceiling to reduce test errors induced by floor vibrations, old wooden floor. The original DC motors have been replaced by Phidget stepper motors 26:1 (pan) and 99:1 on Tilt / Roll each…

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