In this video I discuss how to make your own camera cable for the Camera Axe. I cover a bunch of different camera cable pin outs and talk about how the camera cables work with the Camera Axe.Continue Reading →
This video points you to an interview I did at the Fotobug. The interview is about the Camera Axe and miscellaneous high speed photography topics. My interview starts a few minutes into the video after their news topics and goes to nearly the end of their video.Continue Reading →
In this video I talk about how to trigger the Camera Axe with a mobile phone. I used the Triggertrap mobile app in this video. Go check out www.triggertrap.com.
Warning – In some modes the Camera Axe will output 5V on the tip. I believe all mobile phones should protect against that level of voltage on their headphone jacks, but I can’t guarantee every phone does. Use this mode with ...Continue Reading →
In this video I over using a flash hotshoe with the Camera Axe and and connecting it to small tabletop tripod.Continue Reading →
In this video I explain the updated power system for the valve sensor which now uses two 9V batteries. Then I talk about another possible improvement in the future to eliminate excess liquid after the solenoid and ask for suggestions. Lastly I cover some common trouble shooting tips for the valve sensor.Continue Reading →
In this episode I go over a some small changes to the Camera Axe 5. The power system has been updated to improve reliability. The Camera Axe now has a panel on the back to install AA batteries. This makes it easy to swap out batteries in the field if it runs out of charge and the battery life is now longer.
You can get the Camera Axe in the store.
If ...Continue Reading →
In this video I talk about the Multi-Flash Plus. I go over the basic hardware and software design and then demonstrate using it triggering a bunch of flashes in rapid squence. Some of the use cases for this device would be bullet time videos or multiple flash exposure sequences.
You can get the schematics, pcb files, and bill of materials from this site.
You can get the source code from Continue Reading →