GoPro Hero2 Frame Quadrat


GoPro Hero2 Frame Quadrat

by: Paul Illsley



1 X 1 metre quadrat made from inch CPVC tubing
Dimentions: 1.04 m X 1.04 m X 0.79 m tall





GoPro Hero2 camera in GoPro underwater housing with camera tripod mount attached
A GoPro LCD BacPac is a very useful addition to consider





Parts list:
GoPro Hero2 camera, underwater housing and tripod mount
24 cm X 4 cm X 0.5 cm thick nylon camera mounting plate
90 degree elbows (8)
T adaptors (8)
8 cm tubes (8)
49 cm base tubes (8)
85 cm leg tubes (4)
nylon 2 inch bolts and nuts (4)
nylon 1.5 inch bolt and nut (1)
nylon washers (10)
140 mm nylon cable ties (lots of them)





24 cm X 4 cm X 0.5 cm thick nylon camera mounting plate ( inch holes)





Camera mounted on the top platform (viewed from below)





Method of securing each section of the frame (nylon cable ties through inch drilled holes)
(recommended if you plan on using the frame in the field or underwater)
You will need to file off the sharp edges of the ties after you have snipped them to length (a bit of tape also helps)
You could use nylon nuts and bolts if you wish





Image recorded with the GoPro2 camera mounted on the quadrat frame





The same image after lens distortion has been corrected
Ground resolution in the study area is 0.43 mm / pixel





Software used for correcting lens distortion (PTLens)


For more information contact: Paul Illsley