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mathew "I'm excited about this process! If we can figure out how to output a high-res ortho image of the 3D file, we can pair this with ortho-rectificatio..." | over 7 years ago
ecta64 "Thanks. I'm not sure if it can accept GPS data since the software seems to be designed for small models. I will check on that. " | over 7 years ago
tonyc "This is so cool, it hurts a little. Did you run GPS while you took the photos? I have to try this! " | over 7 years ago
cfastie "This is very good data -- two independent reports that moss grows under deciduous forests in Sweden. Martenskram suggested two hypotheses that coul..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
eatabean "Martenskram, I am in Västerås, where in Sweden are you? We have birch, pines, firs, and some hardwoods like oak. I agree, moss has no problems cove..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
martenskram "Thank you for sharing this very nice project! In a comparable climate zone in southern Sweden we must have more earthworms (eating the dead leaves)..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "Kits is going to start shipping the pvc length as part of this kit, but will recommend using it without any internal padding (to compensate for the..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "I'd say a DSLR would require mounting it much lower on the pole to ensure it's at a stout enough section. In the store, we do offer additional moun..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
Alastair "what would make a suitable pole and bracket for a DSLR (D610 with a 28-105mm zoom or an old Nikkor 35mm PC AI lens in my case): so 850 g + 455 g = ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "It sounds like you found a good system. Folks have been lifting cameras with these poles for many years, and there are a lot of different types of ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "I used a cracked piece of this pole to stress test the conduit idea, and happy to report that leveraging on the mount as hard as I could, the pole ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
ecta64 "I appreciate the comment. In my testing I have found that a 120 gram payload can be carried up to a max height of 7 meters. If you have some help y..." | about 8 years ago
patcoyle "Thanks. Interesting to think of what could put up at that height. Also fun to see the pole in motion and read your description of using it. " | about 8 years ago
ecta64 "The pole is insanely light. About 2.5 pounds. Moving it around is weird since its so light yet is so large. Working with it is a totally different ..." | about 8 years ago
ecta64 "Thanks. Seems a lot of affordable meteorological masts are at that 10 meter height and so the Public Lab Carp Pole offers that height at a much low..." | about 8 years ago
mathew "love the grammar malfunction warning! I think you're right about an anemometer on the pole. The ribbon method would be great going up a kite stri..." | about 8 years ago
stevie "Hi Hector! Thanks for the post!! If you're not yet, you should follow the #polemapping to be sure to get updates when anyone on Public Lab posts ab..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
htarrido "Hey Everyone, I am a graduate student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. I saw this posting and got very excited. Last semester, my collea..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
jart "I would have to check, it was over 20 feet for sure, it did bow quite a bit and I tried not to move too fast so that it wouldn't bend. Rough and di..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
jart "Hi I have set up my own rig with a chdk camera taped to an aluminum roof-rake. I ran the pictures through Agisoft Photoscan Pro and got he followin..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
natalie "Ecta64 How sturdy is the mount? Does it stay in place after moving the pole around? I'm just wondering if we need to consider any reinforcement for..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
natalie "Super ideas and images. These poles were initially difficult to track down. After much searching though we were able to get a hold of the manufactu..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
cfastie "Those Ron Thompson Carp poles are excellent tools. The trick to mounting a camera on these long poles for mapping (nadir photos) is to get the came..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
gclout01 "Yes, we used rubber bands around the camera to hole it to the pole....Let me know how it works out...Greg " | Read more » over 8 years ago