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Posted: 11/17/2001 7:22:58 PM EDT
Develop an optical site that interfaces with a digital camera and is activated by the pull of the trigger. If one exists I've never seen it. The idea came to me because I'd like to have a photo of game animals before the kill. Any thoughts? I can imagine several applications.
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 7:27:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/17/2001 7:20:02 PM EDT by HKocher]
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Link Posted: 11/17/2001 7:36:27 PM EDT
I was imagining something a little more utilitarian. Something that you could mount on the common hunting rifle . The technology has to exist. Someone needs to refine it and make it available to the average hunter/shooter.
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 7:39:49 PM EDT
Hmm... and if you tweaked the timing you could get some cool shots of bullets in flight. I've thought of interfacing cameras with computers like that, but I don't have the technical skills(yet?) to pull this off.
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 7:41:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 7:47:15 PM EDT
Originally Posted By brouhaha: A lot of lenses could not take the recoil. That's gotta be one of the biggest problems with off the shelf cameras. Now, if you could hook a camera body up to the scope and use it as a lens, that could work
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If you had enough technical know-how, you could simply take out the light-capturing device from a digital camera(is it called a CCD?) and rig it up properly - distance, focus, whatever. Those things are solid-state electronic components, and should be able to take the shock. Hell, you could probably rig it up to a laptop and give your hunting buddies the scope-cam view! Take that, FOX!!!
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 8:14:14 PM EDT
There is/was a guy doing a gun video cam for paintball, he had it isolated. I will try to find. SSD
Link Posted: 11/17/2001 8:29:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/18/2001 4:51:53 AM EDT
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