Turning an old plotter into an automated camera slider #Photography @Hackaday @hackadayio

Victor Frost was offered an old Cricut cutting plotter – he realized he could use its parts to create the camera slider he’d been planning to build. The plotter’s X stage, controlled by a stepper motor, was ideal for moving a camera platform back and forth. Victor wanted to build the entire thing in a “freehand” way, without making a detailed design or purchasing any new parts.

The design uses an Arduino with an Adafruit Motor Shield to interface with the motors.

Check out this build on hackaday.io and an article on Hackaday.


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