DIY GoPro BT Remote Panorama stand
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This is a Bluetooth remote control Gopro Hero3+ stand for shooting Panorama photo. An arduino is used as the controller and it accepts simple serial commands listed below. You can use the linear combination of those command to program your required motion through free apps. Enjoy!
MG90 servo 180deg x1 ; up/down
MG90 servo 360deg x1 ; 360 rotation ver or hacked it
M4 nut x1 (with lock)
M4 washer x1
M6 nut x1 ; for mounting on standard tripod
4mm metal ball x 18
Bearing M4 1305 x1
Arduino Pro-mini + BT module + Android app
D10-> Base Servo
D11-> Up/dn Servo
RX -> Bluetooth TX
TX -> Bluetooth RX
5V -> Bluetooth VCC ; better to use 3.3v
GND -> Bluetooth GND
Sample sketch was provided.
Basic serial command list:
 = Up 1 step
 = Down 1 step
 = Left 1 step
 = Right 1 step
 = Home
 = Wait/stop for 1s
[?] = Help
By using free Bluetooth apps like "Bluetooth Serial controller", each buttons on your phone can be programmed to different text string. For example, you can program the button with output string “40404040” which will drive the Panorama stand to turn left for a step, then wait for 1s and the repeat this for 4 times. Have fun!!
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