Bigshot Camera Kit

Bigshot Camera Kit
Bigshot Camera Kit
Bigshot Camera Kit
Bigshot Camera Kit

Bigshot Camera Kit

Make your own crank-powered digital camera with regular, panoramic, and 3D modes. Bigshot support includes an interactive book so you can learn as you build!


The Bigshot Camera Kit is a DIY digital camera that's designed with education and fun in mind. While assembling this kit you can use the online descriptions, illustrations, and demonstrations to learn fundamental concepts in optics, mechanics, electromagnetism, electronics, and image processing. Once assembled, use Bigshot to tap into your creative potential as a photographer. You can compose and capture moments from your everyday life while experimenting with framing, lighting, motion, and different lenses. After your pictures are taken, use the free Bigshot software to to download, process, and share your images with the world.

The Bigshot Camera is intended for young makers but is just as much fun for adults. It's also environmentally friendly, since it requires no batteries or external power. Just wind the integrated crank when your batteries get low and keep on taking pictures!

Key Features
  • Color: red
  • Sensor: 3MP (2408 x 1536)
  • Storage: internal flash, ~120 JPEG photos
  • Camera modes: auto, flash, no-flash, timer
  • Lens settings: regular, panoramic, stereo (3D glasses included!)
  • Field of view: regular 40ï¾°, panoramic 80ï¾°, stereo 16ï¾°
  • Flash: 1W LED
  • Display: 1.4" LCD
  • Battery: lithium polymer (rechargeable)
  • Backup Power: hand-cranked Dynamo
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Dimensions: 129 mm x 72 mm x 40 mm
  • Image processing: free software for Windows and Mac OSX

Product Documentation / User Guide

Build Instructions and user guide
Software Download