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tonyc "No need for a computer. The mobius has a power saving mode that puts it into hibernate between shots as long as interval is greater than 5minutes. ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "Here's a bit more detailed image of how the CCD sensor unit is secured by the sheet metal of the socket. Just a happy coincidence the sizes on the ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "@gretchengehrke " | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "I should note this thing relies on using an extension to allow you to separate the lens module from the camera body. These are widely available for..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "Just a catchup here: I've continued to tinker with the idea, and have a few notes. The two ways to add power to the camera seem to be through att..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc " Here is the rig, using a ribbon cable and a simple trickle solar phone charger to keep it going. " | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Sounds like we'll actually be deploying one of these in the field soon, as part of WI frac sand efforts. Very exciting! I went ahead and bought thi..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "I used new firmware, which had the ability to do low power mode on any interval over 5mins. I use 6 min interval, to be safe, and it allows camera..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "One more: http://store.publiclab.org/collections/under-development/products/diy-camera-mount-materials-bundle I included a nylon threaded stud in ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Update on longevity: I inadvertently left a mobius running the intervelometer at every 6mins over the week of staff retreat. I now have 2490 of the..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "The new firmware has a hibernate function, so you don't need to do this. You just let the mobius turn itself on and off, and let your additional po..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Today I got the solar phone charger and 32GB sd card, so I built a crude outdoor housing and asked for permission to throw this thing on the roof f..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "The settings I used for the above time lapse, from the config file for mobius camera: Photo Set Time Lapse Shooting=[8],0:off,1:0.25s,2:0.5s,3:1s,..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "those are mms, on the measuring tape, btw. Guess I cropped the most important part scale out of the photo! " | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "this is set up to use light from above, so had to force it to get an image on an opaque object. it think there is a lot of room to get better magn..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc " waterscope_optics_module.pdf Using a Pi cam and some optics from alibaba that runs about $20, you can get sub-micron quality. This image made..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Very cool to see what they came up with. I see they are using the velcro cable ties on the pole mount. And that they'd cut the zip tie at the end o..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "I wanted to verify the paperclip wasn't in danger of shorting anything out inside the camera, so opened it up to find it can come in contact with t..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Couple things. I realized the mobius with the new lenses can be focused manually, just by screwing the lens further in or out. This was hit and mis..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Cool. I'm thinking having the camera with stock lens, and camera with 6mm lens. Then offering the range of lenses as individual items for people w..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Committed to Altitude, the Pat Coyle Story, coming soon to a bookstore near you... My final contribution for the day: I'm happy with how strong yo..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Mainly just safety. just looking for something that would be a "positive lock" between the camera and the kite so nothing squirted out, or in case ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "big problem I can see is the zip tie allows a wobble that would introduce big jello effect and blur in real wind. I liked the dowel because it was ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Very cool, Chris! Thanks for the ideas on this. I still think my method is a bit fussy for public consumption, as it requires some dexterity to ge..." | Read more » over 8 years ago