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!camera that I want to use(https://i.stack.imgur.com/GUJ2q.jpg)

I’m having some issues getting this camera to work, getting told that I need to check the SUNNY chip that as far as I know is only on the camera produced by the raspberry pi company...

Is PiCamera only usable with pi brand cameras?

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    Hi and welcome Sam! Could you please provide us with your camera's brand and model to help you better?
    – David
    Apr 5, 2019 at 22:26
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    Furthermore, it will be easier to diagnose the problem if you quote the exact error message rather than saying you need to check the SUNNY chip.
    – David
    Apr 5, 2019 at 22:59

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The picamera's FAQ states it doesn't work with USB cameras, but I see yours is not a USB camera. However, the FAQ also says that:

The picamera library relies on libmmal which is specific to the Pi’s camera module.

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    That camera seems to be one of the many Pi v1 camera clones. It should actually work with picamera if it's connected correctly
    – Dirk
    Apr 5, 2019 at 22:49

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