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I-90 Beginning To End, East To West.mov

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Published on Aug 31, 2011

One shot time-lapse video of the entire length of Interstate 90, the longest highway in the United States Interstate system.

Shot over four days in late August, 2011 (departed Boston Logan area 7:35PM EDT Sunday, August 21, arriving Safeco Field, Seattle, 3:48PM PDT Thursday, August 25)

Distance: 3099.07 miles (4,987.46 km)
Approximate driving time: 59 hours, 22 minutes
Ride: 2000 Saab 9-5 Aero, 5sp, new Kuhmo tires, about-to-fail A/C compressor
Average MPG: 30.1
Average cost per gallon (premium): $3.921
Gallons consumed: 179.3
Quarts 0W30 Mobile 1 consumed: 3
Total tolls: Almost $40, we got so angry at having to pay so many we stopped counting...

Camera: Canon PowerShot A470, paid $28 on eBay
Mount: sturdy suction mount, found cheap on eBay
SD card: 4GB
Software: CHDK running ultra intervalometer script
Timing: One shot every ten seconds, no flash
LCD: disabled by inserting headphone jack splitter in A/V output jack
Resolution: 640x480, low resolution (I think 300dpi, but not sure)
Batteries: 8x Duracell Lithium AA, in pairs, lasted about 8.5 hours/pair
When those ran out, we burned through 14 pairs of standard Duracell AA alkalines, only good for 1.5-2 hours/pair
(Yes, we know there's an AC power supply available, but we didn't have time to source it and an AC/DC power inverter in time...next time, definitely...)

Editing: Final Cut Pro, on a Mac, thanks very much to my good friend Ben Dobyns for the hook up!

Soundtrack: some random audio suggestion YouTube gave me when I uploaded the video; I think it's perfect

THIS is what my wife and I do when we're bored. You have been warned :-)

  • Category

  • Song

    • Thunder Drums
  • Artist

    • John Richardson
  • Album

    • Drums of a Nation
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • (on behalf of New World Music); UBEM, and 4 Music Rights Societies

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