New product: SliderPro 200

The three components of the SliderPro 200 allow your Kodak slide projector and your digital camera to make high-quality digital copies of a tray full of slides automatically.



Build your own: Free, Open Source Designs

Downloadable stl and skp files for 3D printing camera rigs for kite aerial photography and balloon aerial photography.

Parts lists, assembly instructions, and user guides for building your own kite and balloon aerial photography rigs or other gadgets.




Aerial Rig Kits

The KAPtery produces kits to build original designs of camera rigs for kite, balloon, and pole aerial photography. These are smart and easy ways to get your own camera in the air.

Data Logging and Control

KAPtery electronic designs are based on Arduino microcontrollers and allow robotic camera control and logging of environmental data.

Open Hardware

The designs of KAPtery products are shared freely with the community of makers. They can be copied and improved as long as the derivative designs are also shared freely and attributed to the KAPtery.


Product prices include shipping in the USA only. For international shipping of some of these products, try the Public Lab Store or Ennapurna. Or contact us for shipping quotes.



Assembling a Mini Pearl Pro Logger

Originally posted at Public Lab on March 04, 2018

Instructions for assembling a Mini Pearl Pro data logger 

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Peak yellow

Another impromptu KAP session yielded another good look at the progress of Vermont's fall color.

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Fall from above

A quick KAP session might have captured the peak of the foliage near Fern Lake.

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Harry Hall's neighbors

I stitched several panoramas from photos taken during our Gustavus KAP flight.

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Ellie's Rokkaku

Here are some details of Ellie's Rokkaku.

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Aerobee Lite

A quick KAP flight in Gustavus, AK yielded a few nice panoramas

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Redstone Rig 2.0

The Redstone Rig has been redesigned from the ground up to be stronger and easier to use.

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