Articulated Arm Camera Mount – chapter 3

Dimensions

articulated camera arm template measurements


Legend

  1. These are the ends of the arms were the arm attaches to the ceiling mount and the at the opposite end, the camera mount. 6 pieces.
  2. These make up the elbow of the arm. 3 pieces.
  3. These are part of the shoulder joint of the arm. The flat portion of this part is attached to the ceiling mount. 4 pieces.
  4. These are the spacers for part “C” above. 3 pieces.
  5. These are arm stabilizers. I don’t really know if they help or not, but there was a hole there and I figured it might. 2 pieces.
  6. These are the tensioner mount points. 4 pieces.


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Articulated Arm Camera Mount – chapter 2

Mounting the arm to the ceiling

After testing the new hardware everything seemed to work pretty well, so I started working on the ceiling attachment pad. The part that attaches to the pad required several versions to get a fairly stable mounting area. I managed to hang it from the ceiling and get a look at where everything was going to hold steady.


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