A few months ago, I reviewed Servocity camera slider. As cool as it is, one thing that was missing from my initial build is a way to automatically stop the slider when it gets to the end. If you’re watching it, as I was before, this isn’t a problem, but if you’re taking a long time-lapse, an automatic stopping method would be needed.
Servocity’s answer comes in the form of two easily-mountable limit switches (See Parts list later in the post) along with two diodes that allow for current to go one way when the switch is depressed but not the other way. In other words, Continue reading