Cheap “Cinceroc” Rocket for the Modern Age

By | Mar 24, 2017

The Cineroc was a remarkable device. A marvel in simplicity, the Cineroc was a movie camera that fit inside the nose of a model rocket, providing the viewer a first-person view of what it would be like to ride in a model rocket.

Manufactured from 1970-75, the Cineroc left a void when it was discontinued, is now a considered a collectors item.


Today you can recreate the Cineroc experience for a few bucks using a widely available and cheap “keychain” video camera. These little devices shoot video and sound. It’s a simple matter of taping one to the outside of your model rocket, and you’re in business. I gave this a go over the weekend and here’s the result:

 

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REMOTE CONTROL FOR CAR SPY WITH CAMERA VIDEO PHOTO KEYCHAIN MICRO CAMERA

REMOTE CONTROL FOR CAR SPY WITH CAMERA VIDEO PHOTO KEYCHAIN MICRO CAMERA
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#16 V3 Lens D 808 Key Chain Video Camera

#16 V3 Lens D 808 Key Chain Video Camera
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Originally posted 2015-09-21 19:30:07.

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