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July 9, 2016 AT 3:00 am

GoPro Steadycam #celebratephotography

GoPro steadycam Hackster io

Work in progress from Amin Shahsavar on hackster.io:

This is my first ever maker project, so I’ll be needing some help.

It’s a 2-axis controlled gimbal to stabilize movement from the photographer (much like a steadycam). There are pre-made kit’s out there but I’ve only bought the controller board, 2 brushless motors and a compact Li-Ion battery.

I did the gimbal structure in SolidWorks (see pic), and it needs to be CAM-ed and CNC-ed (maybe we can do this at Techshop?). The controller board needs to be understood and firmwared – probably even a bit hacked. Then it all needs to be put together and tested.

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