I am attempting to design a robotic camera head - however, I am struggling to calculate the torque (in terms of KGf.CM) I will require to rotate the Y (tilt) axis of the head.
The motor I intend to use is rated at 40KGf.cm at 30RPM - however, I do not know by how many centimetres I should divide the 40KG to determine my head capacity when factoring in the height of the camera and it's centre of mass.
To explain myself better, please see this image:
Considering the centre mass of the camera (let's say 10KG) exactly lines up with the motor, can I leave the the equation to stand at 1CM - or do I need to factor in the 10CM drop to the bottom of the camera basket?
Many Thanks in advanced!