Posts Tagged ‘chocolate factory’

Bescor MP-101 Hack

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

I spent a day or two hacking a Bescor MP-101 Motorized Pan / Tilt head to respond to messages from a computer via usb / arduino. Here is the first day in a series of photos. Captions and titles contain some how-to infos. I also took some notes as I was working. They are re-produced,
unedited, below:


(re)develop video patch

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Ok. I think this is the final version. And It’s a rat’s nest, so be careful! Written in Max5 / Jitter 1.7

You’ll probably need some aftermarket externals… Llong is the only one that comes right to mind but there might be others. You can get them from

I owe a huge debt to these dudes.



Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Redevelop went up at The Chocolate Factory this weekend. Looks like it got some good reviews:

Redevelop (death valley) review on Culturebot.

Can’t wait to finally see it after these months writing the program for it!

Serial Camera Control

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

I am writting a massive jitter program for The Chocolate Factory Theatre. It is for an upcoming show directed by one of the founders, Brian Rogers. It’s called (Re)Develop (Death Valley).

Once this beast is finished (it’s been about two months in the making) I’ll post it here so those who are interested can dissect. My code is messy… be warned!