Photographers but enjoy capturing time lapse motion photography of products, landscapes or subjects by keeping their videos engaging using timed movement, may be interested in a new piece of hardware which has been created to provide an improved motion system for your camera.
Aptly named TimeSlider the new photographic motion system has been developed by a team based in Atalanta and has this week launched by a Kickstarter providing the system from just $150 for the unit. Watch the video below to see a demonstration of what can be created using the time-lapse motion system.
Specifications of TimeSlider include :
– Removable and rechargeable Battery system utilizing USB mini chargers, or power via wall outlet, deep cell battery, car with or without power inverter, or even another USB power bank.
– Open-Source software that can be adapted to any situation.
– 2.5mm modular Trigger release with 1-60 second interval and/or 0-60 second shutter release (works with Promaster-style Release Cables)
– Modular tracks; Make a line, make a circle, make a snake; your imagination is the limit.
– Water and UV resistant High Density plastic tracks support cameras weighting up to 10lbs (5kg) Rain or Shine
– Self Lubricating Copper bearings with tensioned springs for smooth, tight motion.
– Mount on standard 3/8” lightstands or with provided adjustable legs.
– Ball joint tripod head with adjustable slide for larger cameras
Simply put, TimeSlider is the future of time-lapse motion. Born from project aimed to enhance a client’s video, TimeSlider always emphasized the big picture. Designed with the future in mind, TimeSlider is crafted from recycled plastics with cutting edge 3D printing and utilizes the powerful, open-source platform Arduino.
In one sentence; It’s a Time Lapse Motion and Camera Control System with Modular Tracks. Portable, Modular, and Open-Source; TimeSlider goes where you go, and adapts to your needs.§
For more information on the new TimeSlider jump over to the Kickstarter website for details by following the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Camera News, Top News