clickPAN-USB triggers the shutter of cameras with USB shutter release and
operates a servo motor together. Originally designed for autoKAP where a camera
is allowed to rotate and take pictures whilst flying below a kite, it can be
used with kites, balloons, and any application where a camera is
"hung" in a location where the operator cannot access the
The unit can be used with a 5 second and 10 second delay between shutter / pan sequences. The servo moves about 30 degrees each time, although this can be
adjusted if your servo has had a "trimmer" added as part of the
In the image shown the USB cable to the camera is on the right. On
the left are 2x 3pin connections, one for the battery (3 to 5.5volts) and one
for the pan servo.
clickPAN provides the electronic heart of these systems, you need to add the
mechanical "rig" to hold the servo and camera. If you would rather buy
a kit of parts look at www.brooxes.com or www.kapshop.com.
To operate with Canon cameras the camera must have a minor enhancement called
SDM or CHDK added to the camera via the SD card, which enables operation of this
device as well as many other creative possibilities for remote photographers.
There are more details on this here.
More Information: Operating Manual, Servo
Modification, Guide to SDM.
USB camera shutter and servo control:
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If your camera is not listed you should consider clickPAN-IR
clickPAN-ADJUST allows you to continuously vary the time between shots from 3
to 30seconds (The standard clickPAN-USB can be set to 5 or 10 seconds). Simply plugs in
series with the battery connected to clickPAN-USB, adjustment is via a 22turn
More information: Operating Manual.
Order in addition to the clickPAN-USB you require.
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