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A telescoping arm for a camera or microphone.

A telescoping arm for a camera or microphone.

Telescoping in mechanics describes the movement of one part sliding out from another, lengthening an object (such as a telescope or the lift arm of an aerial work platform) from its rest state. In modern equipment this can be achieved by a hydraulics, but pulleys are generally used for simpler designs such as extendable ladders & amateur radio antennas.

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