Re: Cameras and Pan/Zoom mounts (fwd)

Dave Wargo (
Wed, 10 Aug 1994 12:22:02 -0400

Steppers are a good idea.

The Mistubishi unit uses the same type of units that are used in RC cars.

Just two servos is all that is required.


> Dave Wargo said:
> > A few weeks ago someone in this group was looking for a pan and tilt mount.
> >
> > The one that i have used is my Mitsubishi and is the model # PT-9000.
> >
> > It is OK for what it does, however it could use a little work as the tilt
> > mount keeps comming out of its socket. This is due to the tilt mount
> > being a press fit. If it were a screw fit there would not be a problem.
> Has anyone out there built a pan/tilt unit? Should be easy enough
> with a couple of stepper motors and some meccano or Lego Technik... as long
> as the camera is very small (eg. the Peach CMOS camera from VLSI Vision).
> Chris
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Dave Wargo
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