Multifunctional Cable Cam

About the project

This cable cam is powered by an ODESC motor controller, it is like an ODrive but only for one axis. Because it is powered by this powerful controller there are a lot of upgrade possibilities.

Project info

Difficulty: Difficult

Platforms: ArduinoAutodeskGoProPython

Estimated time: 3 days

License: MIT license (MIT)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

Battery Battery x 1
Transmitter and receiver Transmitter and receiver x 1
BLDC motor BLDC motor x 1
Encoder Encoder x 1
Camera Camera x 1
Screws Screws x 1

Software apps and online services

ODrivetool ODrivetool

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D printer 3D printer x 1


The project started when I received the ODESC controller, making a cable cam was on my list of projects I want to make for a very long time and it was the perfect opportunity.

To read more about how the project works you can visit the website I made about it:

Cable cam (

You can also watch the video about the project here:

DIY cable cam 📷 with ODrive / ODESC / ... (RC PWM input) - YouTube

Hope you enjoyed.

CAD, enclosures and custom parts

3D printed parts

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