Arduino Time-Lapse Panorama Controller

Panorama Controller for Go Pro Cameras
The controller will rotate your Go Pro over a set angle for a set duration or will rotate you Go Pro for a full rotation for a set duration.
This project is based on the original instruct able by Tyler Wine garner See instruct able here and also from Mark Wheeler’s version of Tyler Wine garner’s instruct able See Mark Wheeler’s instruct able here or his web site here .
My instruct able combines software and hardware from both versions as well as adding some different build and control options of my own. further details on my web site.
I have added code for a 4×20 I2C LCD display and switches rather than the Sain Smart LCD Keypad Shield. I have also removed the Arduino UNO shield and replaced it with an Arduino At mega 328 mounted on Vero board. Full schematics and Vero board layouts included.

The Arduino controls a Geared Stepper Motor 28BYJ-48 via a ULN2003 Stepper Motor Driver Board. The 4×20 I2C LCD display and 5 micro switches form the interface to the Arduino. The controller has a Man frotto 200PL-14 quick release tripod mount for attachment to my tripod and other mounting hardware fitted with a Man frotto 323 Quick Release Clamp Adapter. Power is provided by a 50000mah USB Power Bank Battery Pack.

General parts list.
I tried to use items I had left over from other projects to keep the cost down. EBay items in links may only be available for short periods if the links are not there try a search for the items instead.

Atmega328P Kit, Arduino Uno Boot loader, 16MHZ Crystal, 22pF Capacitors EBay

Geared Stepper Motor 28BYJ-48 + ULN2003 Driver Test Module Board for Arduino 5v

Vero board EBay

Perspex Sheet/Aluminum sheet as required A5

50000mah Power Bank Pack Backup Mobile Phone Charger EBay see pic 1 above

USB Lead A to B

USB B PCB socket

Stainless Steel Bar 4mm x 100mm Rod Shaft Ebay

M4 x 50mm (2″) Hex Bolts

Nuts/bolts/washers as required

Aluminum Tube to cover hex bolt threads local DIY shop

Aluminum bar local DIY shop


323 Quick Release Clamp Adapter + Plate Compatible fr Manfrotto 200PL EBay

Bearing Flanged 4mm x2 EBay

Bearing Flanged 3mm x1 EBay

Hot Shoe Spirit level EBay

Adjustable Speed lite Cold Shoe 1/4 Screw to Flash Hot Shoe Mount Adapter EBay

Meccano Part 26A 19 tooth pinion EBay

Meccano Black 3.5 inch Gear Wheel No 27b 133 tooth EBay

Meccano drive shaft stop (taken off an old meccano face plate 109)

Go Pro self adhesive mount
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