Lazor Cam

This is a camera you can place anywhere on a vessel. When activated the camera will open a gui window much similar to the camera window that already comes with Lazor System.


This is a camera you can place anywhere on a vessel. When activated the camera will open a gui window much similar to the camera window that already comes with Lazor System. When active the camera will require 0.1 units of electric charge per second. You may place as many cameras on a vessel as your computer/monitor can handle and you can have all of them active simultaneously.

NOTE: Requires Lazor System and KSP version 0.22:
download it here:

Lazor System:
Robotic Arms Pack:
Lazor Guided Weapons:
Lazor Docking Cam:
Lazor Cam:

Please check my main thread on the KSP official forum. -> HERE


Place the contents of the Romfarer_LazorCam... folder in your KSP root folder. All folders are required to run this plugin. The files included in this package are taken from my Lazor System plugin. Download it here. I try to keep all versions up to date with the latest lazor system build, but if you want to make sure its up to date and bug free, download lazor system.

How to use

Use the arrow buttons on the camera window to adjust where it is looking. The "Lock" toggle button will make the camera point at and track the active target of either the built in targeting system or Lazor System's target. If the "Fix" toggle button is activated the camera will be fixed to the movement of the vessel it is attached to. If the "Fix" is off, the camera will keep pointing in the set direction ignoring the vessel's movements.


26 Comments for “Lazor Cam”

  1. FINALY!
    Now I can build a decent Rover/Drone/UAV!

    Mekan1k January 26, 2013
  2. Very nice, I think that more sophisticated mods should have some separate parts uploaded one-by-one.

    Astronomer January 26, 2013
  3. Another must have :D
    Can’t thank you enough!!!

    Morgantao January 27, 2013
  4. can you zoom with this mod?

    Bearded Dragon January 28, 2013
  5. LOVE the mod but could you please add a move with mouse type thing or something as it is current;y very hard to zoom in on far objects with high zoom for say a spy sat???

    power5000 January 30, 2013
  6. This would be extremely useful for me if it was possible to use it in EVA. Is there a possibility for this?

    maxvandelaar February 1, 2013
  7. I am having some problems. I’m using the lazor sunbeam and the lazor examples pack thingy, and the lazor cam, and the lazor aiming thingy is broken. The texture is red question marks. PLEASE HELP!

    Thomas Morgan February 4, 2013
  8. Thomas Morgan. You are missing a texture from the PluginData/romfarer folder. Make sure to install this in the ksp root folder.

    Romfarer February 5, 2013
  9. Root folder? Do you mean the KSP_win folder? or the plugins folder in it?

    Thomas Morgan February 7, 2013
  10. Never mind my last comment, Thanks for the help!

    Thomas Morgan February 7, 2013
  11. Loving it! Nice job, will making a scalable GUI be possible?
    Otherwise, make more AWESOME content.

    as1805 February 15, 2013
  12. When Camera is enabled flight can’t pause or end 0.18.02 or 0.18.04

    AlphaOne February 16, 2013
  13. AlphaOne: KSP version 0.18.4 requires a reinstall. Make sure you install it in a new directory.

    The issue you are reporting was patched in the current version of Lazor Cam.

    Additionally it has been reported that persistence files made with KSP 0.18.4 are somewhat incompatible with 0.18.4. Make sure you start with a new game.

    And finally, make sure to install everything from the download. See the installation section on this page for more details.

    Romfarer February 19, 2013
  14. You need to find a way to allow a base station to pick up all lazor cams within 5-10 kms, attach a nice antenna relay to each, or a fold out dish, so we can stick these cams on all lander portions for missions on other worlds and monitor our Kethane rigs and scientific relay stations from our habs and control modules, even our rovers! ;) A 2 x 4 windowed CCTV type setup would work brilliantly on a Duna command module!

    Kristina February 23, 2013
  15. Kristina, This can be done. But it won’t be like all cameras within a certain range automatically turn on. It will have to be a system where you press a button to search for cameras, and then press more buttons for which one you want to turn on.

    I dunno where to put those buttons. Ideas?

    Romfarer February 23, 2013
  16. I think requiring the player to have a relay antenna on their craft, which activates the “Long Range Camera Control” subsystem, and then just have the button under that subsystem’s gui might be a good idea. Maybe make it so that the subsytem is activated by having a dish antenna on you craft?

    Fox62 March 12, 2013
  17. I just have to thank for one of funniest thing for this game! It brings so much footage for Kerbal TV along pictures for scientific research! From Jebediah’s face during EVA to Kerbin views from millions of km. Also that’s cool what I can turn on multiple cameras on ship and even cameras on different ships.


    Alexander Kharin March 24, 2013
  18. Anyone else have a problem with the Camera’s ‘lock’ function?
    I can’t switch back to ‘Fix’…

    TehWench March 25, 2013
  19. awesome mod! only comment: keyboard locks when you turn on the camera …. grrr … and too bad you can not put them under a button … on and off thanx

    Peter April 28, 2013
  20. Great mod for probes, rovers and watching those decoupled fuel tanks spinning towards the ground. The weight is a tad too much for a football sized camera so I changed mine to 0.01.

    iamthebeelzebub May 7, 2013
  21. Thank you for this, It works great! Please make a few more different sizes and depth of focus. Maybe infrared,night vision,thermal and things like that. Again great work!

    Alex Wolf May 17, 2013
  22. Wish I could download for 0.19 as I experience game breaking bugs in .20 that won’t let me upgrade :(

    vcordie May 26, 2013
  23. I can’t wait to try out this mod!!! looks great ;)

    Lars Kuck May 29, 2013
  24. Cool mod. :)

    Andre Kolster June 10, 2013
  25. Romfarer BIG FAN HERE<< TY for all your work.Modders
    FTW :-)

    choco smoke July 26, 2013
  26. how do you install this do you need something else? to make it work

    hutton cearley August 16, 2013
  27. is there a version without installing the whole other Lazor System ?

    druppi December 17, 2013
  28. please update for V 0.23! :)

    Emilio December 18, 2013
  29. Update to V 0.23 Please! This is awesome to simulate a Google Maps satellite, I love simulating these satellites with a camera!

    Sven Rubio December 21, 2013

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