Past the Breadboard

2017-05-04T16:24:26+00:00October 29th, 2015|Tags: , , |

I haven’t dallied with electronics since high school. I soldered robot kits, and light sensitive buzzers. One summer I played with etching my own circuits. I couldn’t draft or silkscreen the boards, and I ended up drawing them with graph paper and a magic marker. The etching chemicals were toxic, and the experiment was

Controlling LANC with a PS3 Controller

2017-05-04T16:23:06+00:00October 28th, 2015|Tags: , |

While I wait for the camera to ship, I have been playing with making the LANC control work. I found lots of very helpful posts: Control Your Camera RF Explorer Video Vielseitig Verwendet I’ve been able to cobble together a simple circuit, and mix the sketches to make the arduino use the button presses

Arduino Camera Control

2017-05-04T16:30:02+00:00October 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

I have always wanted to be able to control a camera’s settings with midi. The ability to adjust any setting - iris, focus, zoom, gain - to match a beat or just to have a repeatable combination of effects. When the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera was announced, it seemed like it might give me