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Camera Control to Produce Stunning 3D Printing Timelapses #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Camera Control to Produce Stunning 3D Printing Timelapses, from captain-slow.dk:

After having finished my MendelMax2 enough to print with it, I decided to do so, and also make so I can make something I enjoy to watch… Timelapses!

First of, what is a timelapse movie? It is basicly just a video running faster than the frames per second it was captured at. The way I do it is to just take a picture every few seconds instead of the 24fps my camera normally would.

…I set my camera to take a picture every 5th second, then merged them into a movie running at 24fps.

While this works, it is still difficult to see what is actually going on because everything is moving so fast, and the hotend is never at the same place either. To make up for that, you can have the microcontroller controlling the printer, also control the camera, and that is what this post is actually about….

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3D Printing Timelapse Rig


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  1. Definitely a much needed share.

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