Note that this page emphasizes ideas for solar low-tech tracking methods that could be built with materials available in developing countries.
Brian White's diagram of the dripper tracker which is potentially a highly accurate waterclock. Graphic by Mike Murphy.
firstname.lastname@example.org's design for a simple system to reposition a solar cooker automatically while unattended.
]Tracking mechanism that uses the hour hand of a clock to control the turning of a solar cooker
A plan for a solar water clock drive submitted by ChrisM1111@aol.com
Solar oven repositioning device designed by Jeff Monaco. Tom Sponheim suggested using wax melting instead to remove the need for a magnifying glass.
Tom Sponheim suggested using wax melting instead to remove the need for a magnifying glass
A revolving base can be made using golfballs.
Provisionally called liquid piston tracker
The Von Oppen system uses a half filled bottle to act as a floating piston, which drops when the water is slowly drained from the reservoir.