Bird Mechanism, Animated!

Tue, 8 Jul 2014

In the interests of completeness I’ve finished off the animation of the bird mechanism. All being well you should be able to see how the mechanism is transferred from the cam, via the cam follower and bell crank and on the beak.
I had a weird problem with Edge. If I placed the lower beak under the body so that the edge of the beak was hidden, the entire body and lower beak disappeared in Google Chrome, worked fine in Safari though. Very odd. Anyway, let me know if you can see this animation okay, thanks!

Comments (6)

  • gkloda July 8, 2014 at 8:44 pm

    Reading 5 X 5! Nice animation

    Reading 5 X 5! Nice animation idea.

  • Nobledesign July 8, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    Seeing it perfectly in

    Seeing it perfectly in Firefox. It's a wow! The program you use can essentially preview how a mechanism will operate for you??

  • najmanjay July 9, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Rob, this is great! BTW, I’m
    Rob, this is great! BTW, I’m in chrome, and can see the whole beak.
    What would happen if you added a pitch and dwell to the bird, and had it catch a squiggly worm?

    Then, you could devolve the bird into one of its ornithological ancestors, put a clock face on the cam, and call it: The Early Bird Catches The Worm. 🙂

  • jupiter2 July 9, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Works perfect on WIN7 running

    Works perfect on WIN7 running SPARK 26.5.9999.3513 Browser

    (And I think, it would be a must to add some moviments to the bird's wings…)

    • umehta July 9, 2014 at 4:12 pm

      It looks so natural…

      It looks so natural…

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