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As an experiment and learning project, I want to create an action cam using my RasPi Zero W, the latest version of the RasPi camera module and an i2S microphone.

I have found some RasPi action cam examples online. There's seems to be several good tutorials on how to the RasPi camera module. And a few tutorials regarding i2S mics and audio.

However, I'm struggling to find good resources on how to record/encode video together with audio using the RasPi camera module and an i2S microphone.

The goal of my project is to use my RasPi Zero W as an action cam, and download all my recorded videos from the RasPi SD card to my iMac via a USB connection.

Can anyone offer any advice on how I can do this? Do you know of any good tutorials, API's or examples?

One idea I had was using FFMPEG to open the camera source and the i2S microphone source to stream the recording to an H.264/MPEG-4 file? Would that be possible?

I do have a larger learning project in mind, but I need to start here first.

Thanks, Chris

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I am working on a very similar project and I hope this helps you. Pure Python (besides the audio/video muxing part).

https://github.com/kpolley/Python_AVrecorder

  • Thanks for the link, I will check it out. I will report back if I have success with it. – Chris Simeone Dec 3 '18 at 23:30

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