1. WillNicholls

    WillNicholls

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    Can anyone recommend a DSLR motorised slider to me for timelapses? Not wanting to spend too much. Is this something that's possible for around £100?
     
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    Quite expensive to buy, even the bearing slide track costs more than that, although there are some unknowns on ebay
    DIY one? http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Motorized-Camera-Slider/

    I made one once using my sons mindstorms to move the camera using the drive band connected to the camera mount on the slide.
     
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    It is surprising there isn't a smart way to do this easily.
    You can imagine using toy cars and such but achieving the constant very slow movement is critical - and difficult.
    You can rotate the camera on a clockwork egg timer for not much money and the effect is quite good.
     
  4. WillNicholls

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    Ok, so what are the more expensive options then? :D
     
  5. ah5168

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    If you are looking for budget time lapse movement you can use a motorised telescope mount. I got a second hand one for about £200 and it allows very accurate/repeatable vertical and horizontal panning. Here's an example of it in use at about 20s.


    View: https://youtu.be/1QTs9S65WnU
     
  6. Justin Case

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    Edelkrone does some very clever stuff.
    Their slider have a folding system and they take little space when you carry them, but still allow for a good range of sliding.
    For timelapse of course you need it to be motorized, while for regular video it is possible to use a manual one
    https://edelkrone.eu/products/sliderone-pro
     

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