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:

LockCircle Aluminum DSLR Cap: Expensive, for a Reason

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

The cool looking LockCircle is an aluminum body cap for DSLRs, designed to replace the cheap – and not too snug-fitting – plastic cap that your DSLR comes with to keep dust out of the sensor are of your DSLR when it has no lens. The plastic body caps aren’t that great as many camera users can attest.

lockcircle_dslr_body_cap

The catch with the awesome looking LockCircle is that the thing costs $100 (USD), which seems like a lot for what it does. There were a lot of people out there wondering why the thing is so expensive when it was announced. Now with this video footage of one being made, it’s a lot clearer now why it costs so much. The LockCircle starts off as a round billet aluminum disc strapped to a CNC lathe machine, eventually taking the form shown in the photo above.

YouTube Preview Image

It is so cool to see the billet disc start to spin and then the router bits come in and shave metal off to create the product. You really have to watch the video to see how the thing is made. My favorite part is seeing the laser etching machine burn the name onto the product at the end.

[via PetaPixel]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Cozmo Is a Tiny Pixar Style Robot: COZM-E

Cozmo Is a Tiny Pixar Style Robot: COZM-E

Glowing S\

Glowing S'mores Sticks are Camping Necessities

DIY LEGO Lunchbox Kit: For Brick Building Emergencies

DIY LEGO Lunchbox Kit: For Brick Building Emergencies

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers

Quake Dimensions of the Past Celebrates 20 Years... and It’s Free!

Quake Dimensions of the Past Celebrates 20 Years... and It’s Free!

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo