This page covers some basic knowledge about capturing images from DV. For more information, please refer to Chapter 3 and Chapter 5 of the Modelweaver user manual. (Right click to save, Acrobat Reader necessary)
- Digital video camera (abbreviation as DV)
You need a digital video camera to capture the images into Modelweaver 2.00.
In the final object movie, the object will rotate a full 360 degrees. To achieve this effect, you should use a motorized turntable - Kaidan Motorized PiXi?M Turntable. This turntable is a continuous motion turntable with an in-line on/off switch. When the power is on, the object will rotate at a given speed on the turntable. During the rotation, the camera will acquire the images of the object from the complete rotation of the turntable. To learn more about the Kaidan Motorized PiXi?M Turntable, please refer to the turntable user manual or visit http://www.kaidan.com.
- Step1: Coonect Digital Video camera to computer
- Step2: Put the object on the center of the turntable
- Step3: Turn on the turntable and the DV to capture the images