Additional Resources

Video Panning With Radian
We now have version R2 of the Radian software out, and you can check it out at alpinelaboratories.com/upgrade! This new software supports video panning vi...
Mon, 3 Aug, 2015 at 2:18 PM
How does Radian move?
Radian is a move-shoot-move device, which means that it will trigger the camera, move, then repeat. This is so images do not come out blurry or fuzzy due to...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:55 PM
When can I upload a new timelapse to the radian?
You can upload a new timelapse to your radian at any point after the battery status has flashed upon startup. This signals that the Radian is ready to accep...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 3:04 PM
Why is there a slight delay every time I turn Radian on?
There is a necessary built-in 3 second pause so that Radian is able to receive firmware updates via the USB cable.  Because of this there is a 3 second dela...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Why does Radian do a back-and-forth dance?
Upon every startup, Radian does a quick calibration (after which Radian should remain very close to the initial position) to ensure stability and proper mot...
Tue, 2 Sep, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Occasional High Frame
It appears as though some Nikon lenses with VR ( Vibration Reduction) will occasionally produce images that are framed higher than the rest, resulting in od...
Tue, 2 Sep, 2014 at 2:32 PM
My final time-lapse seems to flicker!
This is a very common problem that is easy to fix if you are just getting started with time-lapse photography. Please make sure that all of your camer...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 3:13 PM
Radian doesn't seem to move exactly the distance I set
Radian is driven by an internal gear motor that moves with discrete steps. This guarantees that Radian moves repeatably and precisely every time, but it als...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 3:16 PM
Panasonic Camera Triggering
If you are having trouble with your Radian and you have a Panasonic camera, it is important to note that the two ends of the camera cable look similar but a...
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 at 11:56 AM
Shooting With Short Intervals
The fastest interval (time between photos) that you can use for taking a time-lapse is governed by your camera model, your camera's settings, and your ...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 3:27 PM