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Magnetic Shutter Control for Underwater camera case.

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Magnetic Shutter Control for Underwater camera case.
« on: 11 / December / 2010, 23:50:24 »
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Hi, im into making a waterproof enclosure for sx120 so i just developed a simple way to activate the shutter by means of a magnet.

This is the link to my site where ill be developing the whole project and document it.
http://khopenpro.blogspot.com/2010/12/diy-underwater-camera-pt-1-camera.html

This is my first post im hoping it abides to the forum rules. Any comment is greatly appreciated!
« Last Edit: 12 / December / 2010, 00:03:54 by Pabloec20 »

Re: Magnetic Shutter Control for Underwater camera case.
« Reply #1 on: 25 / January / 2011, 19:53:24 »
Have you considered using a couple of coin batteries (3Vx2), small diode and resistor to drop the voltage and a simple Reed relay then connect the whole thing to the USB port

 

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