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Old 01-01-2012, 04:28 AM #1
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Default new mechanical way to focus ??

I am using a 12mm heatsink with a lens for my loc 817 diode !its hard focusing with that thing , especially if you want to focus on something really accurately , and under circumstances when the upper part contain the lens is moving in a strange way when turning it inside and out , so I was thinking what if I make an electrical way to focus ? won't it be more effective? using a normal motor (from any remote control car toys or something) ,
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Default Re: new mechanical way to focus ??

You could try. It wouldn't be terribly hard connecting a servo up to your lens. You'd need a decent feedback mechanism at a long distance to do accurate infinity focusing. Usually people don't bother because it isn't too hard to focus manually, and the focus isn't very fine grained as-is.

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well at least his nick was I am sorry maybe he was really sorry (of what he did I am not familiar with his case )
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