Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12

Thread: Trap Sealing Timelapse

  1. #11
    Kyle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Fort Collins, CO
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanks, Devon.

    And I forgot to answer that, seedjar: I think my tripod was a solid $5.99. LOL. The tripod I used in this one, at least. I used a Gorillapod for the Drosera capensis one I posted, which I'd say is a nice tripod. I guess it's just because I set it and left the room for an hour or whatever - didnt' really give it the opportunity to jiggle. ;p

  2. #12
    Let's positive thinking! seedjar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Olympia, Washington
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)
    It wouldn't be hard to add a display with a readout by setting the timer to pulse quickly and then using another chip to count 100 short pulses (or any multiple of pulses for that matter) before triggering the shutter. You'd have to wait a moment after adjusting the time so that another circuit could clock the short pulses and figure out what effective speed it's set to, but it's totally doable with cheap parts. Switching between AC and battery power is also easy. If you wanted to be really flexible it could be done with a programmable digital chip which would give you lots more options and likely improve battery life, it'd just be slightly more expensive than analog parts. In fact, it appears someone has already implemented such a thing on my favorite prefab microcomputer board:
    Doesn't appear to have a display, but adding one is child's play with something as richly featured as the Arduino.
    Hmm... honeyjar... could there perhaps be a relation...?

    PS - If, as the blog says, the cheapest digital intervalometers are $140, I can definitely do it cheaper. Much cheaper.
    o//~ Livin' like a bug ain't easy / My old clothes don't seem to fit me /
    I got little tiny bug feet / I don't really know what bugs eat /
    Don't want no one steppin' on me / Now I'm sympathizin' with fleas /
    Livin' like a bug ain't easy / Livin' like a bug ain't easy... o//~

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. problems with sealing a greenhouse door
    By back2eight in forum Greenhouses, Terrariums and Bog Gardens
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-05-2010, 06:16 AM
  2. Timelapse
    By nightsky in forum General Discussions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-03-2008, 08:15 PM
  3. Drosera venusta timelapse
    By Not a Number in forum Sundews (Drosera), Byblis, Drosophyllum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-10-2008, 08:44 AM
  4. Aloe timelapse
    By Drosera36 in forum Cactus and other Succulents
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-08-2007, 03:57 PM
  5. Timelapse Nep
    By ritlane in forum Tropical Pitcher Plants  (Nepenthes)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-05-2002, 11:54 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts