Document to record notes about the hardware design of Decapod
User to use their own configuration if available.
If mobility is a use case, then we will have a recommended and minimum hardware configuration:
Decapod will support cameras fully controllable by gPhoto2 and meet the Decapod minimum technical requirements.
Wider selection of cameras to be tested.
Rather than come up with a prescriptive list of tripods, we should give a short guide in making a proper selection based on our minimum requirements.
Tripod Head Requirements:
Tripod Legs Requirements:
Double Camera Mount
Since the Manfrotto 131DD is the mounting bar we are using for the cameras, this restricts the choice of tripods to those with 3/8" threads.
Tripod Heads with 3/8" threads
*Note the above tripod legs have 3/8" tripod head mount thread size.
Other Double Camera Mounts (not recommended)
Foot Pedal Software
Basic Large Switches
Circuit boards for wiring basic switches as a keyboard: