Syma X5 Camera Locking Camera Mount!

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Syma X5 Camera Locking Camera Mount! by CallJoe Dec 4, 2016


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Be sure to check out our web site and YouTube channel at http://Video-Drone.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and other builds! As here what we did is designed a 3D printable camera mount for the Syma X5 series drone/quadcopter to allow other cameras, or accessories to be added. There are three versions, the first is a "blank" version you can use in your remixes (please post your results), the second has a mounting loop while the third is designed to to mount to that "mounting loop".

Want to find out more about this design and the 3D Printing of this part? Well check our video at https://youtu.be/3xlpj1SMOhA for more information and while your there don't forget to subscribe to the channel to be updated when we release something new!

What you don't have a Syma X5? Check out this link (http://amzn.to/2gCCmcX) as if your interested in getting involved drone this is both an easy and affordable to join the hobby! Oh, did I mention there is a ton of stuff to 3D print for these? A great combination of the two hobbies!

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My suggestion is because of the very thin walled nature of this design is to print at the finest setting and use 1 to 2 walls depending on your machine. Again you may need to adjust as needed to get a good print.

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Uhm, I have seen your youtube video right now, where you explain the design. Yes the piece locks in place, but it remains it remains more backward than the original. You should move forward the flange where you fix the second piece, otherwise the camera will have the legs in the frame....

I really do not know all the mounts of the infinite models X5something from Syma, but I own a Syma X5HC and the original mount is different. The original mount is more like this: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2808109
So your design appear to have the front semi-circle added, that (on my X5HC) will cover the push button that allow the "release" of the piece.
The release probably do not work anyway because the hole under your piece is too big and the clip on the body of the Syma can not block it.
This may not be a problem if the piece is a tight fit and not too loose to fly away....
I have ordered it and will try when I get it.

Bracket mount the camera on the quadcopter Syma 5HW

You are great, thanks!