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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #570 on: June 15, 2016, 02:48:13 PM »

This is a Drivers eye view filmed using a home made camera cradle fitted to a Mk1 coach and pushed around by a Class 42 Warship,It uses the El-cheapo camera featured in yesterdays post.

This view shows my tracklaying short commings rather cruelly.




This is my cradle fitted to a old Lima Mk1 it just drops on and off.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2016, 01:43:45 PM by Ditape »
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« Reply #571 on: June 15, 2016, 04:23:17 PM »
Well done - the camera is always cruel, esp when it's doing close-ups!

I think anyone who publishes photos or movies will discover the good bits and those areas where things can be improved.

My efforts certainly show what seems to be OK from say a couple of feet, looks a bit rough when 'under the microscope'.

How do you resize your movie to get it to show on the forum rather than giving a YouTube link?

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« Reply #572 on: June 15, 2016, 05:01:48 PM »

How do you resize your movie to get it to show on the forum rather than giving a YouTube link?

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I did nothing more than use the utube button in the menue when posting and copy and paste the address into the resulting line.
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« Reply #573 on: June 15, 2016, 05:28:23 PM »

I think you are being too hard on yourself, I wouldn't mind betting that most people's layouts would bounce the camera around a bit - I know mine would!
...and prototype track is rarely properly straight anyway I think.

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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #574 on: June 15, 2016, 09:57:50 PM »
I think your track is very good, I have seen Heritage railways with rails that beggar belief, keep up the good work.
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« Reply #575 on: June 15, 2016, 11:13:24 PM »
 :hellosign: Don`t knock it Di, a different angle of your excellent layout, thanks for sharing
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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #576 on: June 16, 2016, 07:40:06 AM »
It looks fine. That's a great video - thanks for sharing.
If it looks right then it most probably is right.


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« Reply #577 on: June 16, 2016, 08:30:44 AM »
Wot he said. Thanks, Di!  :thumbsup:
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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« Reply #578 on: June 16, 2016, 01:17:22 PM »
I have just added a Hornby select to my Elite as a walkabout controller it works very well and it makes the control of multiple locos easier by having one controller for each loco so I will be adding at least one more select to my control desk in the future.
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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #579 on: June 17, 2016, 01:08:31 AM »
Good fun Di

I'm a big fan of the rail cam view as it adds another perspective on one's layout. And, the micro video cameras are pretty inexpensive these days so anyone can have a go at it.

I like the innovation displayed in the way you've mounted the camera on the coach to get its view level down low.

Yes, the close-ups can be a bit cruel, but these also represent an opportunity to identify flaws in the scenery and fix them up.

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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #580 on: June 17, 2016, 01:38:52 AM »
Hello, Di.
I enjoyed your video!!
You worry about the tracks appearance but I'm impressed about your tracks. Is that code55? It looks very accurate scale size rails.
Your train is running very smooth too!!
Thank you for sharing, Di!!

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« Reply #581 on: June 17, 2016, 02:01:23 AM »
Is that code55?

Yes it is code 55.
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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #582 on: June 22, 2016, 01:47:53 PM »


A quick video showing my temporary control desk with a Hornby Elite and 2 Selects which now means I can run 4 locos each with its own control knob which makes keeping them apart easy no more multi button presses to change loco under control. :bounce:
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« Reply #583 on: June 22, 2016, 10:50:02 PM »
Very impressive, Di.  :thumbsup:
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Snoozebury
« Reply #584 on: July 05, 2016, 01:55:29 PM »
Now the control desk has been extended I can now set 4 trains running and sit back and watch trains go by,knowing that collision avoidance is only a knob twist away no more panic button pressing or multiple button presses to get the required loco under control.
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