I would like to build a camera to record sound and video when movement is detected. It would also be awesome if it could run on a LiPo Battery and can be safely charged without opening the case and if I could avoid soldering and make this as small as possible.
So far I got those in my cart:
For prototyping I was thinking of using thick cartboard, until I can figure something nice to hang it on the ceiling at an angle (I don't have a 3D printer sadly).
I wanted it to talk to my Raspberry Pi Z-wave hub, but the Razberry is way too expensive ($55USD), so I'll have to pass on that part.
How can I safely add a battery in this mix? I am currently planning on using a ~6000mah battery (if I can find one) so I don't have to recharge it too often if I am away and want to see the livestream from time to time.
I would like to avoid soldering so I can reuse the components with more ease in the future and to avoid purchasing more hardware.
What do I need to make the connections? Some kind of small male to female wire that I could just twist around the holes probably...
Do I need anything else? I will place my order as soon as I know I don't need anything else to avoid shipping cost on a second order.
Preferably, the camera would be small so we don't notice it much. Current cost per camera for the 3 parts: 64.85$ CAD. I looked before trying to create my own but cheap cameras on amazon are... cheap. And this would allow for better flexibility and a fun learning activity I suppose.
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