Steadycam for use with phones, tablets and some smaller lighter cameras.
This shows how a steadycam can be made to mount a smart phone with materials found around the household and in a workshop. It is a simple and very effective design being able to take a range of phone and even tablet sizes. It is totally portable and fits easily into a backpack.
Materials needed for this one
- Bolt, about 400mm,
- 200mm of 32mm plastic water pipe,
- 6 heavyish washers.(Any heavy mass will do),
- small bolt and wingnut.
- bearing(roller blade)
- Flat metal plate(150mmx 25mm)
- Plastic tube to fit over 400mm bolt.
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