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Old 01-19-2012, 05:34 PM   #854
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Originally Posted by garandman View Post
I combined RC components with a camera and a motorcycle to make a gyro-stabilized camera mount.

MotoGP developed some gyr-stabilized camera systems that can provide live TV-quality video feeds. As you can imagine, the technology, while spectacular, is complex and expensive.

I learned about piezo gyros and that they'd been miniaturized along with servo motors for RC aircraft and helicopter use. Eventually, I found the Dunehaven GS-1, which is a combined gyro/servo in one package.
That is cool!
This caught my eye because I built a servo controlled webcam, I could easily replace one of the servo's with that Dunehaven GS-1
Gyroscopic stabilized servo's... geez technology marches on!
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