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by BillGill
26 Jul 2017, 09:32
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Does Canon Digital Ixus 85 IS run CHDK ?
Replies: 3
Views: 6080

Re: Does Canon Digital Ixus 85 IS run CHDK ?

... the shutter mechanically. Several people have built triggers using bicycle brake components. Look around and you might find a simple method that would do what you need. ...
by sunhou
07 Jul 2015, 13:36
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 439
Views: 539113

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

... scanner cameras were being triggered by things like cables pushed by bicycle brake handles. It seemed like something I would have a hard time getting set up right, not ...
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 22:59
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!
Replies: 5
Views: 9321

Re: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!

... away: the first batch of these kits included an experimental mechanical bicycle brake camera trigger system (which is also mentioned in the video below). Honestly, most people ...
by mdavis
22 Mar 2013, 04:56
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Mechanical trigger help
Replies: 4
Views: 7245

Mechanical trigger help

... electronic triggers, I want to do mechanical triggers. I have the right bicycle brake handle with the two cables, I just need to be pointed in the right direction with regards ...
by rdmac949
20 Mar 2013, 05:04
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Trouble With The Trigger...
Replies: 5
Views: 5332

Trouble With The Trigger...

... My problem is my trigger mechanism. I've been monkeying around with the bicycle brake method and its not working out as well as I'd hoped. I'm wondering if anyone has a parts ...
by amergin
13 Jan 2013, 21:42
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 125745

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

... from Ebay/Amazon either way. For instance, I've never seen dual-cable bicycle brake levers or the 10W led light the scanner is designed for. Not to mention figuring out ...
by Javier_Romagosa
03 Dec 2012, 07:40
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Camera Triggering
Replies: 42
Views: 82783

Re: Camera Triggering

... I had devised for my Hackerspace Scanner. They are governed by the bicycle brake handle supplied in the DIY Hackerspace Scanner Kit. http://imageshack.us/a/img715/9950/p1010139800.jpg ...
by daniel_reetz
28 Aug 2012, 10:30
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!
Replies: 5
Views: 9321

Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!

... away: the first batch of these kits included an experimental mechanical bicycle brake camera trigger system (which is also mentioned in the video below). Honestly, most people ...
by rob
18 Jun 2012, 15:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY Book Scanner mechanical trigger instructions
Replies: 15
Views: 18308

Re: DIY Book Scanner mechanical trigger instructions

... look like my pix above. Next, take the other end and hook it into the bicycle brake. The large funny-shaped metal thing which is loose on that end goes outside the handle ...
by rob
10 Jun 2012, 10:38
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 98360

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

... the triggers themselves. It doesn't cover hooking up the cables to the brake lever, or attaching the triggers to the camera supports. Some things ... cable has to make a somewhat tight turn, it shouldn't matter that much. Bicycle cables are typically teflon-coated on the inside, so they're very ...