X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Hack Your Camera to Add Time-Lapse Functionality

by Chris B.
Advertisement

Do you ever wish that your point-and-shoot camera had a few more high-end features?

time_lapse_camera_hack

For most people a simple point-and-shoot camera is perfect. They’re small, take good pictures and can be relatively inexpensive. Unfortunately, there are some things that a lot of them just can’t do. If you only want a single extra feature, such as the ability to do time-lapse photography, don’t spend the extra money on a fancy DSLR. Instead, why not destroy your current camera in the attempt to add this feature?

Alright, so if you’ve got a bit of modding experience, you should be able to pull this off without a hitch. However, if you don’t know what you’re doing, you might want to think twice about tearing open your camera. This Instructables guide tells you everything you need to know about adding a microcontroller to a Rollei brand camera. It appears to be surprisingly simple to complete, and provides good results. Essentially what it does is powers on the camera, takes a picture, then turns off the camera. After a pre-determined amount of time, it will repeat the process. All you have to do now is set it up and wait a few hours for the results (example shown below).

[via HackADay]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



More from Awesomer Media...

Toonami: A History of Broadcast Anime

Toonami: A History of Broadcast Anime

Laser Cutting the Eiffel Tower

Laser Cutting the Eiffel Tower

Did Vin Diesel Leak the Challenger SRT Demon?

Did Vin Diesel Leak the Challenger SRT Demon?

BMW Refreshes the 4 Series for 2018

BMW Refreshes the 4 Series for 2018

New Logan Trailer Gives Us Plenty of X-23

New Logan Trailer Gives Us Plenty of X-23

Kotobukiya ARTFX+ Cowboy Bebop Spike Spiegel Statue

Kotobukiya ARTFX+ Cowboy Bebop Spike Spiegel Statue

Advertisement