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Converting raw Bayer images from HQ camera with dcraw throws error: Cannot decode file

Hardware Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (4 GB RAM) Raspberry Pi HQ Camera (12 MP, Sony IMX477R) Software raspiraw dcraw I want to capture raw images with RPI HQ camera to achieve greater fps at full ...
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USB stop working on some resolutions

I have an usb camera connected to a raspberry pi 3b, it worked smoothly until this last week. I made a couple of app updates on the pi and probabbly some got goofy. I learn from another forum that ...
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How to update libcamera camera database

When I use libcamera-still et al. to access my waveshare OV9281-160 Mono camera I get warning messages like the following: [3:37:16.227335845] [26500] WARN CameraSensorProperties ...
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ERROR: *** unrecognised codec libav ***

I'm attempting to run the sample command found here for streaming video data to an mp4 container using libcamera-vid and the libav integration. I have the latest Raspberry Pi OS Lite installed using ...
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Compute Module 4 and Camera Module v2.1 - How to configure for Port 0?

Finding the answers in the below thread very helpful, and on a level I could manage(!), I would like to do the same thing for a carrier board that only has the camera port 0 on it. Thanks! Compute ...
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The raspberry PI rev1.3 camera can't detect it?

I've tried everything, as shown below, and it doesn't solve my problem. Include firmware update: sudo rpi-update Perform the following operations in the /boot/config.txt configuration file #...
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64-Megapixel Autofocus Camera for Raspberry Pi continue-autofocus

Hi I get this camera Excellent quality camera, But can not stop the photo and get the image as a file https://www.arducam.com/downloads/arducam_64mp_pi_camera_manual.pdf
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RPi High Quality Camera degraded image quality and "spots" covering sensor cover surface; can it be fixed?

My Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera was excellent last year when I wrote this answer including these images but I tried it again a year later and something has gone very wrong with the front surface ...
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Can camera be placed in hermetic box

I want to use my Raspberry Zero camera OV5647 (with transistors on a wire) on air so I need to protect it from rain and corrosion. I want to place it in a hermetic waterproof plexiglass box but should ...
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Triggering MAPIR camera with PWM via GPIO on RPi

I have similar setup as this post: PWM via GPIO to trigger a MAPIR Camera but a different camera: https://www.mapir.camera/collections/survey3/products/survey3w-camera-red-green-nir-rgn-ndvi. I am ...
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My raspberry pi shows supported = 0 detected = 0 when I connect my camera

My camera was running alright on my pc before, but after connecting my lcd touchscreen with Raspberry Pi 3B+ and when I try running the command vcgencmd get_camera I get supported = 0 and detected = 0....
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Will the arducam 16mp autofocus camera work on a raspberry pi 2?

I will be getting this camera, the arducam autofocus camera, https://www.arducam.com/product/imx519-autofocus-camera-module-for-raspberry-pi-arducam-b0371/ and a raspberry pi 2 for my first project. I ...
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Picam preview shows on HDMI monitor, but not GPIO connected display. How to fix?

I'm making a project that requires an automatic and constant preview from the camera shown on a small LCD display. I managed to have the camera preview upon the Pi startup by adding raspivid -t 0 -f ...
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Webcam resolution problems on pi zero

I have connected a USB webcam to my pi zero w (v1) and when I take a picture with ffmpeg $ ffmpeg -y -f v4l2 -video_size 640x480 -i /dev/video0 -r 0.2 -update 1 /home/pi/webcam/still.jpg It tells me ...
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Problems with three USB cameras using OpenCV

I am currently working on a project with a Raspberry PI 3 b+. The idea is to film a surface with 3 USB cameras to locate objects. To test if my setup works, I wanted to stream their content to three ...
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Checking whether the Raspberry pi is communicating over the ethernet cable

I connected a camera to my Raspberry Pi 4 over the ethernet cable and I do not know whether the camera is even communicating with the Raspberry. Is there any way that I can check (through terminal) if ...
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Displaying camera image in real time and drawing over it

I am trying to make a remote controlled drone with an RPI and a RPI camera module. For that I wold like to display in real time what the drone is seeing (via the camera), and draw a GUI over it to ...
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Libcamera apps do not work

I'm on Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye, using a Pi 3B. The error message is differing from the ones I could find on previous posts, and there are different fixes by changing dtoverlay in /boot/config.txt. ...
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raspistill is not working on Raspberry 4 Model B with Raspberry OS Buster and Pi Camera rev 1.3 (supposedly OV5647)

I have confirmed that it is detected by vcgencmd and v4l2-ctl vcgen: $ vcgencmd get_camera supported=1 detected=1, libcamera interfaces=0 v4l2-ctl: $ v4l2-ctl --list-devices bcm2835-codec-decode (...
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EXIF metadata with libcamera

Why is libcamera-still not saving basic EXIF metadata? How can I tell libcamera-still to do that? I'm capturing photos with libcamera-still. Some EXIF metadata is stored in the file, like ISO and ...
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How to run libcamera-still in python trough crontab?

I'm trying to make a time lapse using crontab to manage time intervals. The camera I use is an arducam Autofocus imx519. The libcamera-still command works normally when run via terminal. But when I ...
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Camera not working on Raspberry Pi 3B Running Debian Bullseye

Pi Model: Raspberry Pi 3B OS: Debian version: 11 (bullseye) Camera: Arducam Lens Board OV5647 I have connected my Raspberry Pi to my camera module and attempted to check its functionality with ...
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Filebeat on raspberry pi 3

I wanna know if is it possible to install filebeat from elasticstack (I need it to get logs file from an indoor camera) on raspberry pi 3 and if yes does anyone have a tutorial or can teach me the ...
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Does Raspberry Pi Camera use specific GPIO pins?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. Certain pins are used by some sensors. Once I plug my sensors into my system, the camera cannot be found by the Raspberry, on the other hand, everything works fine ...
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Using the camera on 64bit vs. 32bit from Java

I have Raspberry Pi 3 B. And a camera module v. 2.1. I have installed the Raspbian OS 64bit, the latest - "bullseye" Tried to record some video in any way, and after some experimentation, I ...
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Raspberry Pi Cam V2 (not) compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero?

When I connect a V2 camera module (8 MP) to the Raspberry Pi Zero [W], I get mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera component couldn't be enabled mmal: main: ...
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Glamor Graphic Errors troubleshooting libcamera on headless raspberry pi zero w

I've been trying to troubleshoot libcamera by enabling glamor graphics acceleration on my raspberry pi zero w v1.1. When trying to run I get the following followed by the process just hanging forever....
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Use RPI instead of Arduino

I am starting a project where I need to take a time-lapse using the RPI Camera V2, each image should be processed slightly, run some algorithms (main part of project) and then save the image to SD ...
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RPi4 doesn't show `tty/USB` for a USB connected camera

I have an RPi camera and a USB camera connected to my RPi4. lsusb: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0c45:636b Microdia ...
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Unable to detect Camera when trying to connect to edge impulse for image detection

I am using a raspberry pi v2 camera on a raspberry pi 4 8GB RAM board. I am currently trying to connect to a project on edge impulse I built but when I try to connect the terminal says that no camera ...
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Raspberry Pi split screen with two connected screens to spi

Good day. I'm fairly new at raspberry Pi and would like to connect two SPI displays. After connected I want to make use of a camera to project the video on both screens. Therefore the one screen needs ...
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modprobe does not release GPIO pins when removing driver

I've got a custom driver, which gets loaded on boot (I compiled a kernel image for it). It uses a number of GPIOs, as defined in the device tree overlay (specifically, the cam gpios of the raspberry, ...
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Rainbow screen on boot when camera plugged in

I bought my Rpi 4B, 4 months ago with an official Pi camera v2.1. Everything was working fine but now, I can't seem to receive frames with openCvpython library. import cv2 cap = cv2.VideoCapture(0) ...
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How to use Arducam's camera & opencv for live inference?

I have a pi 4 model B and using this camera, after setting everything up I tried to capture some images with opencv but failed, most "casual" guides assume that I use either a pi camera ...
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RPI USB Camera stops sending images, times out, and fails to work

TL;DR - My camera on my Pi stops working all together after an hour-ish. Any ideas why would be a big help. I'm running a camera on my RPI which times out after a while and even if I try to do a USB ...
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Camera module survivability questions

I have a camera module which was working fine without the two infrared (IR) lights: . Today, I decided to place on the IR lights: turned off Pi attached the lights and rescrewed the camera on its ...
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VNC not able to show desktop when legacy camera is enabled

When I connect via VNC viewer to my PI4 I get the screen: cannot currently show desktop. I tried changing the resolution for VNC in the raspi-config with no luck. The problem started occurring after I ...
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Inconsistent error using HQ camera

I have been having some issues using the HQ pi camera. I am running Rasbian 11, latest apt update 11 march 2022. I use libcamera-still to take images and I call this command using python subprocess....
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How to stream video from Pi running Bullseye in HTML? (Pre-Bullseye do not work anymore)

I'm trying to stream video from my Pi running Bullseye 32 bit (with camera OV5647) available on HTML on another device over LAN. I do not want to use the legacy stack as it causes problems with VNC to ...
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Why isn't the camera being detected by web browsers?

I've written a very simple WebRTC app that works nicely on the browser: It grabs the default camera and uses it to stream it with another peer. Here's all good. I got a RPi4, fresh install and tested ...
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Random disconnection of an USB Camera with Raspberry Pi 4

I've got a Raspberry Pi 4 with an USB2.0 camera connected through a slip ring. When I boot, there's no problem at all, but sometimes the Raspberry is unable to detect the camera while streaming (I'm ...
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Connecting two Raspberry Pis two capture synchronized images

I have two Raspberry Pi 4s and I want to connect them together so I can capture synchronized images; one from each pi. At the moment, I have one pi capturing an image after I press a button that is ...
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Why can't the camera module take as high res pictures as raspistill?

I'm trying to make the pi camera take pictures through a python script. I know it's capable of 3280x2464 pixel images, because there's a jpg taken by raspistill of that size on the pi desktop. However,...
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Are there any cameras that take photos with a large resolution (over 20Mb) and work with Raspberry Pi?

I need for a work project to take photos using raspberry pi and a camera that costs less than 500$ and the resolution should be over 20Mb. I did not find any camera with larger resolution than 12Mb ...
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Suggestions for underwater cameras for a Pi(video)

The camera(and cable connecting it to the Pi) would be submerged within the water(but the Pi would still be fairly close by). While I'm aware USB cameras are available I was wondering if anyone knew ...
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Viewing the captured content of the webcam live

How can I view the captured content of my webcam on Linux/Raspberry? I dont want to share it, only view the content live on my monitor. On windows Logitech has an official program where I can preview ...
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Regular webcam vs Camera Module V2?

I have Raspberry v2. I would like to enlarge the screen of a Liquid-crystal display, like this: The camera would stay in a fix position recording the screen and display it on a monitor bigger. It ...
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libcamera stack does not work with Bullseye

On a RasPi4, the HQ-Camera works well with the legacy camera stack, but not with the libcamera stack. I did an update from Buster to Bullseye. $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 5.10.89-v7l+ #1506 SMP Fri ...
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RPi Zero LiPo Questions

I have plans to make a fpv camera with the RPi Zero W and have it live stream the video to my computer as well as record. I will power it using LiPo batteries but I don’t know which parts I should use....
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Suitable Rpi model and camera module?

I wanna ask... If my project is focused on a camera monitoring surveillance system that is mainly to detect images of small animals like rats especially at night in paddy fields area, can you suggest ...
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