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How can I take high resolution videos with rpicam-vid?

I want to take a video from my dual camera, using rpicam-vid. The desired resolution is 3200 x 1300 I have tried using h264 but as commented here and also here The h.264 encoder is limited to ...
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What are the ways to record raw video?

I have a camera (OV2311) connected to my raspberry pi4. I want to learn what are the ways to record RAW video (fps 1) . I don't know if this is possible with the rpicam-vid application, so I am asking ...
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Rasbperry pi 5 Camera ZWO ASI715MC

I have been trying to solve the problem with connecting ZWO ASI715MC cameras via USB for a long time. The system does not see the device as dev/video0. Information I found about the camera connected ...
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I would like to record single frame with an external trigger, exposure starting accuracy not relevant

I am recording droplets with a synchronized LED, and I would like to trigger my raspberry pi hq camera externally. It says in the manual that recording a single frame is not possible, but all I need ...
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Can’t Enable Raspberry Pi camera rev1.3

I have raspberry pi 4 model B and when I am trying to connect camera rev1.3 but I can’t find the camera in raspi-config, so I can't enable it. I am using OS 32-bit bookworm.
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uv4l not detecting camera

I'm trying to use uv4l to stream camera over WebRTC, using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+, running latest Raspberry Pi OS 32 bits. The camera is the "Camera Module 3 NoIR Wide". Whenever the service ...
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Regarding the shutter speed settings for the Raspberry Pi Camera Module 3

I want to take a photo with a Raspberry Pi camera module at a shutter speed of 1 second, frame rate of 1 fps, and ISO sensitivity of 100, but when I take a photo, the shutter speed only goes up to 0....
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 not detecting Camera

I am using a compute module 3 with its proper dev board. I have the global shutter camera and an HQ camera. The board is not detecting a camera using either one, in either CAM0 nor CAM1. The proper OS ...
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Getting v4l2rtspserver working on Raspian bookworm with High Resolution camera V1

I have installed v4l2rtspserver on raspian (bookworm) using snap: sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install core sudo snap install v412rtspserver The install went great, ...
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Camera sensor to see the stars

I am looking for a camera sensor that can reliably see the stars, preferably even from the city, real time; only problem is i do not know the first thing about camera sensors, and google is not a lot ...
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How long does a rpi hq camera take to click a photo

I am registered in the astro pi project, and I need to calculate the difference between when 2 images were clicked, to calculate the speed, so I am trying to figure out how long does a rpi hq camera ...
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Memory allocation failed (OV5640 VGA format, RGB565) with Raspberry Pico

I'm new to this forum and new to Pico. I'm currently working on a laser scanner using an OV5640 5Mpx I2C CAM and a Raspberry Pico. However, I'm encountering an issue when attempting to increase the ...
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Why raspberry pi sometimes stalls after executing "vcgencmd get_camera " Command?

I frequently use vcgencmd get_camera command on the raspberry pi, It gives the following error- vc_gencmd_send returned -1 vchi_msg_dequeue -> -1(22) And then raspberry pi hangs. I then executed ...
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My libmal.so file is missing (picamera require), even after reinstall package

I'm working on a camera system based on a raspberry pi 5 (8gb), with a brand new (2023-12-05 and updated) standard Raspbian 64x, and my python codes are running in a virtual enviroment (venv). I would ...
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Multispectral camera

I would like to use a NoIr camera and an rgb camera in order to do calculations with the near-ir band and the RGB bands. Is there a way I can get near-ir values from the NoIr camera?
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Achieving high FPS on multiple still image captures

Trying to achieve a good 30 fps on Pi 3 Model B using the old 5MP camera module 1.3. Recently downloaded OS Bullseye, and using PiCamera2 on Python. The goal is to achieve: Good FPS ~30FPS for a 100~...
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Pi camera to be activated when rf waves are detected

My cars have Fastags (RFID based cards) installed on the windshield. On the highway, on every toll booth there are rfid scanners that reads my card and deduct the payment. Since there is a possibility ...
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Using Camera Module V3 NoIR as Night-vision Camera

I have recently purchased a Rasberry Pi Camera module V3 NoIR wide lens to monitor the night-time activity of my pet. I have tried to capture video using libcamera and Picamera2 in dark(near-pitch ...
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cameras not found after rebooting

I'm using raspberry pi 4 with Arducam quad camera kit and HD-Weitwinkel cameras. The cameras are not found when I reboot raspberrypi. However, when I reinstall raspberrypi os bullseye legacy, the ...
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Issue with 12-megapixel High Quality Camera

I have a strange issue with my camera. I have installed it correctly, if I enter: libcamera-still -o test.jpg [0:47:15.362288136] [3186] INFO Camera camera_manager.cpp:297 libcamera v0.0.5+83-...
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Pi Camera V2 not working

When I type the command vcgencmd get_camera, I get the following output: supported=0 detected=0, libcamera interfaces=0 And when I type the command libcamera-still -o test.jpg, I get the image ...
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libcamera-hello: how to know the actual device used?

libcamera-hello: how to know the actual device used? The --list-camera option gives: $ libcamera-hello --list-camera Available cameras ----------------- 0 : imxXYZ [wxh] (/base/soc/i2c0mux/i2c@1/...
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Raspberry Pi 4: available devices?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4. No camera (nor CSI, nor USB) is plugged. The Pi comes basically out of the box: installed a fresh raspbian with default /boot/config.txt. I just added an overlay for a (CSI) ...
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Arducam Refusing to Connect but other Camera works with OpenCV

I have a problem with my Arducam OV5647 M32076M20. It simply will not work unlike the other generic rpi camera I have on the same code. I am unsure if there are any other dependencies that I need for ...
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Issue with running multiple processes on a single webcam with Raspberry Pi 4

I have a Python program that utilizes threading to run multiple processes on a single webcam. The code works perfectly fine on my laptop, where it can run different processes simultaneously on one ...
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Understanding USB in Raspberry Pi Model 4

I encounter issues when reading from 2 cameras simultaneously in Raspberry Pi 4. I connected an RGB camera to the USB3.0 port and another B/W camera to USB2.0 since cameras would be disconnected when ...
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PiCamera2 images with boxes and labels overlay with vis_util

I'm trying to get integrate tensorflow and picamera2 to do some basic object detection. The logic works out fine (I think), but I'm struggling to draw the boxes/labels deduced on top of the image. ...
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Can the RB Pi 4 Model B record two 4k streams from USB cameras simultaneously?

I've never worked with Raspberry Pi before but I want to know more before I buy any components. I'm planning to record a soccer field with two IMX317 cameras connected via USB to the Raspberry Pi 4B. ...
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Camera Module 3 / PiCamera not working on Ubuntu Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry pi 4B with Ubuntu, and I’m trying to use my camera module 3 with python (I’ve tested the code with Raspberry Pi OS, so I know it’s right) using PiCamera and in a virtual environment ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera v2 not detected for Octopi on Raspberry Pi 3

I've searched all over the internet for a solution to my problem, but it seems like every route comes up short for me. Again, I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 with a Pi Cam v2, and using PuTTy as my SSH. ...
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Re-stream rtsp ip cameras for milestone

I have 15 axis ip cameras and i’m using milestone essentials which only allows 8 devises so i’m looking to use a raspberry pi that will take the axis cameras and restream them into rtsp streams I’m ...
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Qt error running a simple Python program to check connection between RPi 4B and camera module 3. (see the description)

I wish to deploy this RPi along with the attached camera module to a factory floor and then analyze the video stream. Hence, I have a headless RPi which I plan to use for this purpose. Code: import ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera feedback freezes when moving NEMA 17 stepper motor with A4988 stepper motor driver

I have a Raspberry Pi with a camera module and a NEMA 17 stepper motor connected to it. When I run the command ffplay /dev/video0, the video runs perfectly. However, whilst the video is running, and I ...
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What is the 35mm film equivalent of the HQ camera lenses?

The official "HQ" camera offered by the Raspberry Pi corporation is able to mount different lenses, and they recommend a 6mm wide angle and a 16mm telephoto lens option. But of course back ...
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Legacy camera initialization after boot

I am in the situation where a camera hooked up to a CM4 is powered after booting has finished. Is there a way to retrigger camera initialization through the legacy stack? I tried to reload bcm2835-...
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camera not detected even though it works once in a while

I am a 3D enthusiast and I use my Raspberry Pi 4 for 3D printing with my Creality CR-10S Pro V2. I had successfully installed Klipper on my Raspberry Pi 4 and everything was functioning properly. My ...
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Raspi Edge impulse ERR

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ edge-impulse-linux Edge Impulse Linux client v1.4.7 Stored token seems invalid, clearing cache... getaddrinfo EAI_AGAIN studio.edgeimpulse.com ? What is your user name or e-mail ...
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libcamera-vid fails to operate in higher resolution

I try to run libcamera-vid with several camera modules at higher resolutions, but fail. Calling libcamera-still works as expected. The behavior can be reproduced with several modules with OmniVision ...
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Camera preview through X11 using --qt-preview not working

Connected from my desktop host via ssh -X to my Raspi 3B, I assumed that libcamera-hello --qt-preview would create a preview window on my desktop. But it is not. Instead, Made DRM preview window is ...
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No Camera option found in config file

I have tried everything I have read about this issue found on the internet, but still nothing from the camera works and the options still do not show up in my config file. I am a newbie to the ...
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PI camera is not working

Dear Raspberry Pi Community, I am reaching out to seek insights into an issue I've encountered with the Raspberry Pi camera across three Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) units, one of which was just recently ...
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python3-picamera package not found

running rpi4B. I performed update and upgrade. Then I attempted: sudo apt install python3-picamera2. result: cannot find package python3-picamera2. Appreciate any help.
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How can i use picamera module 3 on google collab? i am using raspberry pi 4 b

I tried running it by inserting the camera capture code snippet in collab , but it is not detecting the pi camera
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Connect a camera to the pi and get the video stream from it sent to an external (self powered) HDD

First off, How do I connect to the camera? it is a YALE WiFi internal security camera. Then I want to save the output from the camera to a Networked HDD which I already use to capture video to the HDD ...
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camera stopped working on rpi2 with buster, device is not detected, hardware has been checked

raspistill -o image.jpg returns mmal: Cannot read camera info, keeping the defaults for OV5647 mmal: mmal_vc_component_create: failed to create component 'vc.ril.camera' (1:ENOMEM) mmal: ...
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photogrammetry solutions for raspberry pi 4

Question: What open source and automatable software solutions for photogrammetry with Raspberry Pi 4 are available? What are their features, strengths, and weaknesses? I am not averse to using ...
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How to modify Pi Camera sensor size?

I have an Arducam 5MP autofocus camera (OV5647), which I believe is almost identical to the Pi Camera V1, but with a motorized lens for focusing. https://www.arducam.com/product/raspberry-pi-camera-...
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view my raspi camera on a monitor plugged into one of the two onboard hdmi ports

I want to view my raspi camera on a monitor plugged into one of the two onboard hdmi ports. I can't find any info on how to achieve that.
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How to handle shots with Picamera2?

I'm looking for code to handle shots with Picamera2. I want: Take photo with the camera Show plan on screen for x seconds Save photo as jpeg image. I try the code below but can't find how to adjust ...
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How to stream from Pi Camera to YOLO model?

I am new to Raspberry Pi and I want to do real-time object detection using YOLOv8 tentatively (will change if the fps is too low). I realize that by using the code below, it can't detect Pi Cam as the ...
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