pan range

English translation: rotating around a vertical axis

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English term or phrase:pan range
English translation:rotating around a vertical axis
Entered by: Jack Doughty

19:20 Mar 13, 2018
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Other
English term or phrase: pan range
The context available is the following string of data:

Pan range 250°, tilt range -50° to 50°.
Morad Seif
Iran
Local time: 10:50
sideways turning range
Explanation:
"Panning" a camera or other such instrument means turning it horizontally. The meaning of "tilting" is obvious.
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:20
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4 +6sideways turning range
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sideways turning range


Explanation:
"Panning" a camera or other such instrument means turning it horizontally. The meaning of "tilting" is obvious.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 276
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Yes, "rotating around a vertical axis"
3 mins
  -> Thank you Tony. That's a better way of putting it.

agree  philgoddard
4 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Terry Richards
11 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  jccantrell: Oh, yeah, coming to you from Hollywood, CA.
20 hrs
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agree  Yvonne Gallagher
1 day 7 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  acetran
1 day 14 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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