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Polaroid Cube
« on: February 21, 2016, 01:25:01 PM »
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Has anyone looked into these for model photography? It's so small that it might be able to open up all sorts of possibilities (including simply sticking it on a flat car).
https://www.polaroidcube.com/shop/polaroid-cube-plus

I'm kinda tempted to get one to try it out, but I'm concerned about focus distances and depth of field.

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Re: Polaroid Cube
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2016, 01:43:48 PM »
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Over at MRH there are several threads on the Cube. I believe the Richlawn Railroad guy has one and has used it to shoot video trackside.
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Re: Polaroid Cube
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2016, 02:35:47 PM »
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35mm? Not quite small enough. :(  But close. Real close. Might be worth hacking or at least trying to get it out of the consumer-friendly case.
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Re: Polaroid Cube
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2016, 04:30:23 PM »
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If you don't need live video then there are plenty of small DVRs available (down to spy-pen size).  Check eBay or Amazon. I recall discussing those few years ago, when DKS was still around.  He even gutted a GoPro camera to see if it could be used in N scale.
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Re: Polaroid Cube
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2016, 05:35:39 PM »
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If you don't need live video ...

I need live video. @ 1080p/30. I'm not messing with it until it's there.
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