Using Back-Bone Modified GoPros With Microscopes

  Microscope camera systems capable of shooting in 4K are bulky and extremely expensive. Back-Bone’s ‘Ribcage’ Modified action cameras provide a cost effective alternative. Here’s a list of features that make these cameras a no-brainer for this type of application. Camera’s and mod kits are available here.   Cost 4K microscope camera systems can cost many thousands of dollars. A… Read More

Shooting the Eclipse with a GoPro Hero5

At Back-Bone we’re always looking for creative ways to use our modified cameras. In this case we decided to use one of our C-Mount modified GoPro Hero5 Black cameras to shoot a timelapse of the 2017 eclipse from our location in Ontario, Canada. We mounted our camera on a heavy duty tripod and fitted it with a Kendrick 6007-SF Solar… Read More

Use A Ribcage Modified GoPro on a Microscope or Telescope

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USING THE RIBCAGE MOD’S NATIVE C-MOUNT Our Ribcage Modified Cameras are small, portable and have powerful shooting options at a reasonable price. That makes them a perfect option for microscopes, telescopes and many other scientific applications. C-Mount is commonly used in scientific and medical imaging equipment so the camera can be directly connected to all kinds of different devices! The image sensor… Read More

Mounting Your Ribcage For Outdoor Fun

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We’ve designed our Ribcage Modified GoPro cameras to be as versatile as possible, with native support for M12, CS and C-Mount lenses as well as features like interchangeable filters, flange adjustment and more. There are some differences in the dimensions from the original camera however, so let’s take a look at how we can use some of the various GoPro mounting… Read More

Ribcage Modified YI 4K – Footage Sample

Sample footage from our new Ribcage Modified YI 4K camera. Available as a do-it-yourself kit or a fully modified camera. It allows you to connect small M12 (S-Mount) lenses as well as Entaniya VR and C-Mount lenses. Connect your other favorite lens types with optional adapters. Lenses Used: – 5.4mm 10MP M12 – 3.8mm 16MP M12 – 2/3″ 9mm C-Mount… Read More

Announcing Ribcage for YI 4K!

PRE-ORDER – AVAILABLE FOR SHIPPING IN OCTOBER   Power, versatility and economy! Superior power and versatility for a great price. The Yi 4K camera’s small size, light weight and astonishing shooting options make it a pocket sized powerhouse. Modify it with our interchangeable lens kit and it becomes extraordinary! It features native M12 (S-Mount) and C-Mount compatibility as well as… Read More