Michron is an Affordable Way to Do Timelapses


A new Kickstarter for a device called the Michron is trying to make timelapse shooting easier for everyone. The Michron is a a tiny device that mounts into your hot shoe and then connects to your camera via cable. The device holds information that you send to it via your phone. In turn, this means that you’ll need to download an app from the Google Play store or App store.

In order to send the information, you’ll need to connect to the Michron via a cable. Once the info is all sent, then it will be ready to go and all you need to do is disconnect your phone.

Though the idea has been done already, not many folks can boast a battery life of 2,500 hours–which means you can pretty much shoot timelapses non-stop. It allows you to do things like bulb ramping, interval ramping, HDR bracketing and more.

If successful, we’re positive that the company will go on to do even more. Considering that they’re taking the mobile approach, they can also figure out a way to do this via ad hoc wifi or maybe even bluetooth.

An introduction video is after the jump.

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