I’ve experimented with bui


I’ve experimented with building inexpensive robot camera platforms.

one thing I found that can work as an inexpensive controller… instead of a lanc….

I took an old sony ir remote, cracked it open de-soldered the ir led off the board, and soldered in a 16 inch length of jumper wire between the board and the led.

This allows me to mount the led close to the ir port on the camera and operate all the functions available on the remote… whether the camera is mounted inboard of a robot or housing of some sort… or on a tripod if I clamp the remote to the tripods pan tilt handle…

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