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Nikon IR Remote Control



I've developed a remote control for my D70 digital SLR camera. I have built a protototype which is pretty functional. Contact me if you want more information.



Features

  • "standard" shutter release, just like Nikons ML-3
  • programmed shutter release, i.e. "take a picture every n seconds"
  • programmed bulb release, i.e. "take a bulb exposure with n seconds exposure time"
  • an LCD and some navigation buttons to control the whole thing

Technical Details

The remote control is based on an AVR Atmega16 microcontroller. I programmed the firmware in C (avr-gcc). The D70 is controlled using an IR led modulated via a PWM port. I got the timing diagram from here. The device is powered by a 9V block using a 7805 voltage regulator to get the 5V. I might replace this by a more powersaving solution if I see the battery draining too quickly.



The Cam Remote

The very first shot

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CamRemote-v0.2.zip
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Jonas Diemer,
Oct 14, 2009, 8:14 AM
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Jonas Diemer,
Oct 14, 2009, 8:14 AM
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Jonas Diemer,
Oct 14, 2009, 8:14 AM
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