As of now I am at a loss as of any design to do this that isn't too difficult to build to make it worth the bother. I want a pan tiltmechanism, to pan and tile a small bullet camera on top of a radio tower. The tower has a 2" diameter mast and I want the camera to pan around the mast. The camera is 3/4" in diameter and 2 1/2" long. The main difficulty I am having is how to make a housing that will connect to the mast using set screws and then the outer part will rotate around the mast. For Tilt I was planing on having the camera mounted on the end of a small shaft with the other end coupled to an RC servo. For the pan I thought I would use a simple DC gear motor with limit switches to stop it from moving too far. The part I can't seem to get any ideas for is the housing and panning mechanism. Any suggestions? I will be happy to share all 3D models and detail drawings I make once I get this figured out if anyone wants them.
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