OmniCam

A PID Camera Gimbal

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I created this project to learn about different control system algorithms, mainly the PID (Proportional Integral Derivative) Algorithm. This camera gimbal detects its orientation through the use of a 9 axis accelerometer and shifts its position via 3 geared DC motors.

First Prototypes

Breadboard Circuit

Breadboard Circuit

2 Axis Gimbal

2 Axis Gimbal

Completed V1 Model

Completed V1 Model

9 Axis Accelerometer Circuit

9 Axis Accelerometer Circuit

Completed V2 Model

Completed V2 Model

Test Video of Concept in Action