UPDATE: astro site moved to new location
Plan of approach If you plan to do this mod yourself, please read the postscript first! This post describes how to replace the shutter by the microcontroller that will emulate the signals. Any micro can be used; the only requirement is enough GPIOs for the 5 signals and trigger, and sufficient effective speed to handle […]
Reverse engineers the Canon EOS1100D shutter interface. This is used to operate this DSLR in shutter-less mode, enabling use for long-term photography like time-lapses.
After a few weeks of persistent weather with cirrus clouds, past weekend, 17apr2015, brought an extensive dry polar air mass over my home (“Windhoek”, because there is no spot the wind does not touch, and a quip after the famous night-sky wonderland of Namibia). The kind that often makes springtime such an oppertune time for […]