intervalometer


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intervalometer

[‚in·tər·və′läm·əd·ər]
(ordnance)
An electrical device used in bombing, by which data is preset in order to drop a desired number of bombs at a constant predetermined interval.

intervalometer

i. A device connected to an automatic camera, which can be preset to make exposures at a desired constant interval of time.
ii. An electronic device used in bombing, by which data are preset to drop a desired number of bombs at a preset interval.
iii. Any device that may be set to accomplish automatically a series of like actions at constant predetermined intervals.
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Rob discovered early on that his intervalometer was running fast.
Once you've chosen your subject, program your digital intervalometer for the required exposures.
By contrast, the Pentax K-3 II can do it "in camera." It has a special "Interval Composite: Bright" mode that uses its built-in intervalometer to record up to 2,000 frames at shutter speeds up to 30 seconds.
The camera includes a helpful built-in intervalometer. This feature allows you to program the length and number of exposures you'll take in a sequence without needing an external device, as is usually required with other cameras.
Setting the interval can be confusing, as some intervalometers (notably Canon's TC-80N3) define "interval" to mean the time from when the shutter closes to when it opens again.
The author shot the scene above in Arches National Park, Utah, using the Canon EOS 6D DSLR, 14-mm lens, and intervalometer pictured at right.
It also connects directly to your DSLR, acting as a programmable intervalometer to take time-lapse images and videos.
The next accessory essential to taking good DSLR comet photos is a shutter-release cable or digital intervalometer. These devices will enable you to fire the shutter without introducing vibrations during the exposure, which might ruin your image.
A programmable intervalometer can make this process easier, particularly with remote cameras.
For longer exposures, you can use a special cable release with a built-in intervalometer. It allows you to program a series of long exposures and eliminates the need for a delay between images.
Once you've chosen your subject, it's a simple matter of programming your digital intervalometer for the required exposures.
The Zigview S2 offers a motion detection shutter release, a sophisticated intervalometer, and a bulb exposure controller.