these pages are some tips that I usually apply when making rigs
and cradles. Each person has its own techniques, depending on
his skill and its know-how.
The knacks described
here are easy and efficient. They cover several techniques:
mechanic, electric, electronic... What has been exhaustively
already described by others is not repeated.
A non metric
screw specification, which one?
How to rivet
several parts? A very safe technique.
A simple and
easy way to have the craddle running on its vertical axis.
How to get a
tilt movement precise, and without upset
with a small servo-motor.
suspensions, rigs assembly, see the relevant pages where is
many useful informations.
All dimensions are
given in millimeters.
mono channel, arranged from a cheap wireless house bell
to release the shutter of a camera with electric triggering.
functions with a 2 channels radio-remote control set; it
is also a unique process useful with 3 and 4 channels equipment.
control: replace the joystick
a mini-plug is very easy!
really useful and efficient for all those who wish to release
the shutter electrically.