Motion Tracker Assembly Guide

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Here are quick links to each section (in order of assembly):

Section A) - Cutting the extension

Section B) - Routing out the screen area

Section C) - Creating and installing the washer

Section D) - Mounting the Hama viewer hardware

Section E) - Installing the rotary switch

Section F) - Gutting the Vivitar flash unit

Section G) - Finishing the bottom side of the Hama viewer

Section H) - Mounting the top side of the Hama viewer

Section I) - Mounting the self timer

Section J) - Mounting the Jobo mini light

Section K) - Mounting the Hama remote release

Section L) - Mounting the self timer box

Section M) - Installing the sling swivels

Section N) - Screen mesh

Section O) - Mounting the transformer

Section P) - Mounting side panels

Section Q) - Installing pump widget

Section R) - Mockup

Section S) - Various pieces

Section T) - Paint


I) Mounting the self timer

Next is mounting the small mechanical self timer.  You can get one off ebay or even from a photography store (http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/toys/timers).  You will also use the box that the timer came in, so KEEP THIS BOX!

First unscrew the top and remove the spring and pin.

Unscrew the back plate using a jeweler's screwdriver.  You will be mounting this on the side of the drill case opposite of the Hama viewer you worked on in the previous pages.  Take the black plastic plate on this side and mark the holes.

Drill the holes for a 4-40 screw

Also drill out the back of the self timer with a 4-40 bit.  You can then tap the holes to fit a 4-40 thread.

Screw it down from the inside

If you tapped the holes then screw down tight

Self timer mounted

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Pictures 2004 Stephan Drger

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Assembly guide created by S. Drger and J. Shima

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