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Camera + hardware for sky-watching project [closed]

I would like to build a Raspberry Pi setup with a camera, the idea being that the camera sits outside, pointed at the sky, and sends the video stream to my computer, inside my home. I'd like to use ...
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Stream raspi video to php application

I have an PHP Application running on a "server" and my raspberry which is connected to a display is showing this application (chromium). Also on my raspberry is the new hd camera connected ...
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Raspberry Pi as Remote Outdoor Time lapse Camera. Can Hot weather bricks raspi?

I would like to know if anyone here has used raspberry pi as a remote timelapse camera. my concern is Heat, because it will be installed at fabrication site near Malacca Straits shore (35°C or 95°F ) ...
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Very new to scripts, is it possible to loop a script in the background looking for a button press?

I'm trying to build a camera with the new HQ Camera module, but am running into some trouble. I don't want to have to run my little camera.py script (that just opens preview, waits, takes a photo, and ...
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Problem saving images to USB from Python Script

I'm very new to Python / Raspberry Pi and I'm trying to set up a time lapse camera. Due to the number and size of images, I wish to save to USB. At first the below program (copied and altered from the ...
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Pi Camera V2: ERROR opening V4L interface: No such file or directory

Environment info: processor : 0 model name : ARMv7 Processor rev 3 (v7l) BogoMIPS : 108.00 Features : half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls vfpv4 idiva idivt vfpd32 lpae ...
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Why this command works correctly in command line but doesn't in autostart file?

This command works in command line but doesn't in autostart: raspivid -t 10000 --segment 2000 --output video_%d.h264
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CSI interface on Raspberry Pi 4

I want to ask whether the CSI port available on Raspberry Pi 4B supports only CSI-2, or can it support CSI-3 as well ?
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Which is more efficient for raspistill: `-vf -hf` or `-rot 180'? (Raspberry Pi Zero W)

According to the official documentation, With the camera placed upside-down, the image must be rotated 180° to be displayed correctly. The way to correct for this is to apply both a vertical and a ...
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Shutter delay for camera used with Pi

I am reading about shutter delay involved with digital cameras here. I checked cameras available for Pi on amazon (camera1 and camera2). I wanted to ask if anyone knows what kind of shutter delay is ...
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Wifi camera to capture picture at a specific time of day and upload to Google Drive [closed]

I work in a powerplant and there's a power meter that is unable to be connected on the network. I need to [1] monitor the data displayed on the power meter screen at [2] 7:00 AM, 3:00 PM, and 9:00 PM ...
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I have a Logitech c930e camera, what is the highest frame rate I can get at max. resolution? (i.e. 1920x1080)

I have a c930e camera: $ v4l2-ctl --list-devices Logitech Webcam C930e (usb-0000:00:1d.0-1.3): /dev/video0 I checked the capabilities like so: $ ffmpeg -f v4l2 -list_formats all -i /dev/video0 [...
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Can we make raspberry Pi plug and play type [closed]

I am using raspberry Pi as a webcam server in my windows PC. It is working fine and I am able to use my raspberry Pi camera in Skype, Google meet etc but one thing that I want to improve is ...
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Raspbery camera, video stream at 3280x2464

According to this page Raspberry camera v2 can produce video stream with resolution of 3280x2464. However, all my tries with raspivid and gstreamer/v4l2 fails. Knows someone how to reach this video ...
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How can I use the 200 seconds exposure time in Raspberry Pi HQ camera?

I would like to use the Raspberry pi HQ camera for astrophotography. I have read in this answer and comments on this question that I should be able to use a maximum exposure time of 200 seconds. This ...
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Two USB cameras and ASP.NET Core

I want to build a project based on Raspberry Pi 4B and I would like to hear opinion someone's more experienced with this platform (as I am mostly SW and did some projects with Arduinos) if it is ...
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Knocked off an SMD from Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3, but camera still works. Is the SMD needed for continued operation?

I accidentally knocked off and lost an SMD labelled "C9" from the Raspberry Pi Camera. The Camera still works, and I am unable to spot any differences. What is the role of the capacitor, and ...
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HQ camera locks when using python library

The new HQ camera module is amazing and works really well using raspistill for long exposures. Using the picamera python library the camera locks with exposures above 10s (the maximum for the V2 ...
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Is it possible to use CAM_GPIO0 for image sensor clock signal?

I am working with a freelancer who designed an IMX327 MIPI camera for RPi3. He connected CAM_GPIO0 signal to INCLK of the sensor but I was wondering if it is a typical way to do it. Other boards(for ...
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day / night motion alarm

I am going camping in a few months and I want to build a motion sensor alarm for my tent entrance for while I am asleep. Chances are nothing will set off the alarm, but if a bear or coyote comes ...
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Unable to auto livestream when booting - enable .service does not work (failed to enable unit: Invalid argument)

I want to set up a service that starts a livestream when booting the rasp. I have been following this tutorial: domoticproject.com/creating-raspberry-pi-service This is what my .service in /lib/system/...
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How much video can I store on a pi 3 a+?

I recently got a pi model 3 a+ and a camera module 2.0. I need to store about three hours of video on it. I have a 16gb SD card with raspbian installed. Can someone tell me how much video I can record ...
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Camera mount for RPi w/ IR lights?

I have an RPi camera with IR lights. It looks thus: https://ae01.alicdn.com/kf/HTB1hvFVIVXXXXXrXpXXq6xXFXXXd/Raspberry-pi-2-Camrea-Sensitive-infrared-light-Raspberry-Pi-night-vision-camera-compatible-...
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Is there a way to stream an online video to a Raspberry Pi with LCD Display?

So my setup is the following: I have an Raspberry Pi Zero W plus a Camera that Records my Garage 24/7. It is streams the video nonstop so I can access it via Webbrowser. The output is mjpeg. Is there ...
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Is Raspberry Pi fast enough for realtime video processing?

I want to use Raspberry Pi 3 B+ on my RC airplane for a realtime image classification task. Airplane will be flying at an altitude ranged between 10-30 meters with a airspeed of 15m/s. What I need is ...
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ffmpeg on Raspberry Pi unable to stitch many photos into video

I'm working on a program in which I have a folder full of images, named in the form image0000.jpg, image00001.jpg, and so on, and I want to stitch these images together into a video. To do this, in ...
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Does the new Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera have a global shutter or a rolling shutter?

Can you tell me if the new Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera has a global shutter or a rolling shutter? The following website says "rolling shutter", but it is not clear to me if they're talking about ...
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Camera doesn't work on Pi Zero

Pi version: 1.3, camera revision: 1.3. Correctly connected. OS: Raspbian lite buster. Freshly installed. The firmware is updated to the latest one with rpi-update and the system too with apt update &...
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RPI_Cam_Web No Credential Request

Re-installed RPi_Cam_Web_Interface using ./install.sh with new port number, username ,and password. MS Edge browser loads page, but without the html selection and no credentials dialog box, so I ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: Enabling and using Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2.1

I have installed Ubuntu 19.10 64-bit on my raspberry pi4 with 1gb ram. I know raspbian would be the better choice, but I have to use Ubuntu for some other reasons. Moreover I know that Ubuntu Mate ...
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Is there a way to rotate the camera's image at the driver level, not processing graphics after capture?

I've mounted an Arducam 5 MP camera inside a SmartiPi 2 case with the official 7" touchscreen powered by a Pi 4. Unfortunately, when I take a picture or use it as a webcam, the camera appears to be ...
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Raspberry Pi restarts with Caffe Model

I tried to run some python facial-detection script into my Raspberry Pi 3 with openVino installed openCV and Intel Movidius Neural Stick 2 Myriad. But when Myriad try to execute net.forward(), the ...
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Well synchronized dual camera system

I want to create a high quality dual camera setup which then I want to stream to VR gogles. The important part is to have it well synchronized. I was going to use your Stereo Camera HAT from ArduCAM, ...
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Raspberry Pi image is black with white vertical stripes

I've connected a Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1 to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I've enabled the camera interface. Using pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -v -o test.jpg raspistill Camera App v1.3.11 Width 3280, ...
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Jetson cameras with raspberry pi zero board

There are some cameras defined as for Jetson nano bourd only. Like IMX219-160, IMX219-120, IMX219-200 (you could google this names). They are with CSI interface and imx219 sensor like rpi camera v2. ...
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Connect IP Camera to Raspberry Pi 4 through direct ethernet connect

So we have 3 things: Raspberry Pi 4 IP Camera Ethernet cable We just want to connect the IP Camera to the Raspberry Pi 4 using the ethernet cable directly. Not through any router, switch, network or ...
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Using an old iphone as camera input for raspberry pi

I have seen some apps on android that seem to be able to stream it's video feed to the raspberry pi as if it was a camera connected to the raspberry pi. I want to know if there is a similar app for ...
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Troubleshooting a potentially broken camera

How can I diagnose potential issues with Raspberry Pi camera? I had this camera hooked up to Raspberry Pi 2B v1.1. The Pi broke, and I hypothesize that the camera could have fried at the same time. I ...
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How do I stream video from raspberry pi cam to my android phone app in order to access it from anywhere?

I'm a little bit new to the raspberry pi. Currently, I have a raspberry pi camera recording live video. I want to transfer this stream to an android app I developed. I really don't know where to start,...
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need high camera fps

Could you suggest a camera for raspberry with high fps - about 100 frame rates and HD resolution? I found 5MP OV5647 with CSI interface but it is HD 60fps and 640*480 90fps. Also, I would like to ...
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How to connect to Raspberry Pi remotely using laptop to see camera output

I have just completed my project on an object tracking robot using raspberry pi and I want to be able to view my live video output remotely but I cant seem to find a way how to do it. What I ...
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Linux driver support for OV4689

I am working on Camera driver in Linux. We used camera module with OV4689 IC. Below is the link https://www.arducam.com/product/1-3-ov4689-sensor-standalone-camera-module-uc4689-a46/ Any one used ...
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Connecting iPhone camera to Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to capture images/video from an iPhone camera in real-time and display the image/Videos on a raspberry pi 3+? Is there any software that could do this. Sort of opposite to VNC Viewer? ...
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OpenCV - how do you access the raspberry pi camera?

I am trying to access the raspberry pi camera with OpenCV. I found some code that I want to use but I think something is wrong with this code: video_capture = cv2.VideoCapture(-1) because later when I ...
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does the Pi Camera require Desktop?

I have a Pi Zero WH, headless running Raspian-buster-lite. Can I attach a Pi Camera and have it capture an image to the SD when triggered by a motion sensor or proximity sensor? Or will I have to ...
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Activation of Multiple Webcams Simultaneously for Video Recording (Logitech C270)

I needed two cameras for a project requirement. To test the working of the tow cameras together I wrote a short that goes as follows: { import cv2,os import numpy as np webcam = cv2....
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buy salvaged laptop internal webcams [closed]

I am looking for where I can buy some old salvaged internal webcams from old laptops. No matter what I put in the search engine, all I get are external webcams. Does anyone know where I can find them?...
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Connecting Iphone 5s to the raspberry Pi

Is it possible to connect the Iphone 5s to the Raspberry Pi through a usb cable? If I plug it in now it starts charging. And when its connected, is it possible to give the telephone a command to make ...
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How to get 10-bit depth black and white image from raspicam v2.1?

I am a little bit confused about image capturing by Raspberry pi camera V2.1 [1]. I work on the Raspberry pi 4 and I know how to get 8-bit depth black and white (BW) image from it on the C++ level ...
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Help with Port Forwarding for College Project

Hello Guys im doing a group college project for my final year it involves a CCTV type project using the raspberry pi camera and a website with a php login system to the website, I have a Pan Tilt hat ...

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