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 Post subject: My new acquisition.
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:03 am 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J82Pp_W_cHI

Once I get a replacement tripod I will be doing a post con carnage video.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:39 am 

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I am going through the various paces to get things as accurate as possible.

I will see if I can find a 1977 Husqvarna CR250 Magura 250 front brake lever to replace the replacement part I have.

The Kawasaki KZ550 Switch control housing assembly I will try to get as well so I can have an accurate wire pigtail.

I am still researching on the camera. They used an IR camera in the movie. FLIR and LIDAR units will substantially increase the build cost so I will probably stick with Gen1 IR if I can find a bullet camera that would work.

I have parts on the way to try and relocate the battery in to the chest piece.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:21 am 

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Nice work :)

Need to have some static pics too please [to this thread], cause MOAR Smartguns = GUD!!!!!1111!!! :D + 8)

P.s. I'd not get toooo hung up on the Magura lever as technically it isn't confirmed; best efforts I reckon (speaking as someone that has 6 Magura levers, none of which are the right length :roll: ).

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:19 am 

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The screen used camera housing is pretty compact, I'm not sure if you can find a true Gen 1 monocular that will fit. That being said, just a regular camera with removed filters and some IR spotlight should be enough for con use.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:44 pm 

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M1861 wrote:
The screen used camera housing is pretty compact, I'm not sure if you can find a true Gen 1 monocular that will fit. That being said, just a regular camera with removed filters and some IR spotlight should be enough for con use.


I am looking at a bullet camera. The broadcast and distribution is going to be the key.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:47 pm 

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A bullet camera should fit, I got a little confused since you mentioned Gen 1 NV and those true image intensifiers are usually pretty chunky (and they also have atrocious image quality)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:51 pm 

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M1861 wrote:
A bullet camera should fit, I got a little confused since you mentioned Gen 1 NV and those true image intensifiers are usually pretty chunky (and they also have atrocious image quality)


Actually the night vision security cameras can be extremely small. You pay for the small size though.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:01 am 

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Post con repairs:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbJR1ECl-xg

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:50 am 

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Some constructive criticism if I may - might wanna not have background noise [Aliens :delta: :D ], as quite hard to hear, esp when you're not facing the mic. Also, if you want to hold your audiences' attention, consider talking through what you are doing and why (pretty much constantly - I don't know if you've watched any cooking competition shows, but they're pretty good for this sort of thing [for eg].

Nice looking Smartie btw :)

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:13 am 

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septic wrote:
Some constructive criticism if I may - might wanna not have background noise [Aliens :delta: :D ], as quite hard to hear, esp when you're not facing the mic. Also, if you want to hold your audiences' attention, consider talking through what you are doing and why (pretty much constantly - I don't know if you've watched any cooking competition shows, but they're pretty good for this sort of thing [for eg].

Nice looking Smartie btw :)


I have been looking at getting an adapter to hook up my omnidirectional microphone to my phone for better pickup. The other issue is that I am less than 200 feet from a main interstate artery so there is a bit of background noise.

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