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Improved tripod

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Function The invention concerns a tripod, particularly studied for supporting television cameras and cameras, provided with a mechanism permitting a very easy and safe opening by a single movement.
Comment Author : Chonlawat Tanaphikornku
Modified by : Khaled-Assad ARROUK
IFMA (French Institute for Advanced Mechanics) -
Clermont-Ferrand, France
This model was generated to explain a certain patent in more detail.
The model and all attached items were made within this context.
Dimension of mechanism planar
Number of links 31
Drive movement Rectilinear translation
Degree of freedom 12
Fundamental mechanism Link containing mechanism Friction based mechanism
Number of inputs 12
Number of followers 12
Revolution ability of input link yes


Application area Production and Home Life/Leisure
Examples of application for fixing a camera or television camera
Link containing mechanism
Friction based mechanism
Living / Leisure
CFAO 2011
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Location IFMA (French Institute for Advanced Mechanics)
Producer Chonlawat Tanaphikornku
Persons editor: Arrouk, Khaled (Ed.)
creator: Tanaphikorngul, Chonlawat
Date of production September 2011 - January 2012
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