Working With Hinge Dynamic Connectors in Cinema 4D

Samuel Winter, also known as Digital Meat will be posting a tutorial series centered around dynamic connectors in Cinema 4D. The first one, offers a look into using the hinge connector, to create a double pendulum. Sam walks through the hinge connector’s settings and how to use it.

make a fully dynamic double pendulum and use the tracer object to create some interesting patterns

Cinema 4D has a simple, yet robust dynamics suite at your fingertips. You can work with both rigid and soft body dynamics, but you can also use dynamic connectors to interact with them in interesting ways. These can be anything from hinges, to springs.

Dynamic connectors in Cinema 4D can easily constrain the movement or rotation of other dynamic objects, and can be a great way to fine tune simulations and animations.