A&P Holy Crap! Space Cameras for erebody!!

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  1. jared_IRL

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    must be a tamron. the colors are terribly soft
     
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    it's a canon
     
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    since you don't go into the main forum... I'm guessing you stole that off my FB page. :mamoru:
     
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    jesus. of course you posted this on fb, the main forum, and probably twitter...

    No, a buddy of mine from the school wants to do it. Sounds like fun.
     
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    Or he got it from wired. Like I do. Did you see my post on the gigagalaxyzoom picture? 1200 6 minute exposures from a D3 with a 50mm.
     
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    missed that one... :big grin:
     
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    stop posting here and go print my picture. :squint: :big grin:
     
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    Hehe good call, but your gonna have a softening effect when your taking a photo from LEO. Still thats some pretty good distance from the ground for a balloon.
     
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    don't humor him.
     
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    ok. I'm doing this.

    I need a cheap/lightweight/disposable trackable gps option.

    help a guy out.
     
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    do what they did, prepaid trackfone or something with GPS
     
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    hack it apart and hook up an intervalometer to the way point switch?
     
  16. Wobistdu

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    jared shut your whore mouth

    i love you

    no homo
     
  17. EWhytsell

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    I know older Magellan and Garmin units used to come ready for use as autopilot and the supported NMEA protocol. That would make it very easy.
     
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    PELF!!!!!!
     
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    GPS units dont transmit anything, only receive it. You would need something that both read GPS location and transmitted it to you so you can go find the thing. Like the GPS enabled cell phone they used.
     
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    I think you misunderstood.

    GPS units receive data from satellites. Older units like my Magellan 310, and Magellan Sport Trak have data ports on the back of them that can be used to relay position, heading, bearing, etc to an autopilot unit onboard a vehicle. They use a protocol called NMEA (there are different versions look it up.)

    The protocol is very basic language and I've even written programs to receive the data through the serial port on a laptop.

    So having said all that, an old GPS could do the trick and I'd think there would be someone selling one for next to nothing or free. I have my 300 laying in my garage with the case removed for testing.
     

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