Night Vision Camera 5MP for Raspberry Pi
Night Vision Camera 5MP for Raspberry Pi - This 5MP Night Vision Camera for Raspberry Pi is compatible with every version of Raspberry Pi, and comes with infrared lighting. It has infrared night vision mode, and the focus ring can be adjusted according to the position of objects. With external 1W high power 850nm infrared photographic lights, it can preform very well even in dim environments. Photoresistors and adjustable resistance could detect ambient light intensity and adjust the threshold of infrared light switch automatically.
Frequently Asked Questions About Night Vision Camera 5mp For Raspberry Pi
Q1: What is a Night Vision Camera 5MP for Raspberry Pi?
A camera module known as a Night Vision Camera 5MP for Raspberry Pi was created especially to work with Raspberry Pi boards. It has infrared (IR) LEDs that make it possible to take pictures and films in dimly lit or dark areas.
Q2: How does the Night Vision Camera work?
Infrared technology is used by the Night Vision Camera to record pictures and movies in dimly lit environments. Infrared light, which cannot be seen by the human eye but can be picked up by a camera sensor, is produced by built-in IR LEDs. The infrared light that is reflected is then picked up by the camera sensor, enabling you to view objects even in total darkness.
Q3: What resolution does the Night Vision Camera 5MP offer?
With a resolution of 5 megapixels, the Night Vision Camera 5MP can record photos with up to 5 million pixels. Images of a high calibre and with detail are possible at this resolution.
Q4: Can I use the Night Vision Camera during the day as well?
Yes, you can use the night vision camera as a conventional camera during the day. It contains a switchable filter that blocks infrared radiation so that it can take colour pictures under normal lighting circumstances.
Q5: Does the Night Vision Camera require additional power?
Yes, a separate power supply is necessary for the night vision camera. It is unable to use the Raspberry Pi board's power supply directly. To make sure it works correctly, you must connect it to a battery or power source that is suitable.
Q6: How do I connect the Night Vision Camera to a Raspberry Pi?
The Night Vision Camera is attached to the Raspberry Pi's camera interface, which is a ribbon cable connector found next to the Ethernet port on most Raspberry Pi boards. It is necessary to precisely arrange the ribbon cable within the connector before inserting it. Consult the camera module's handbook for further information.
Q7: Which Raspberry Pi models are compatible with the Night Vision Camera?
The Night Vision Camera is compatible with the majority of Raspberry Pi models, including the Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry Pi 3, and Raspberry Pi Zero. But you should always double-check the camera's specifications and compatibility with your specific Raspberry Pi model.
- Camera: 5 million pixels
- Photosensitive Module: OV5647
- Camera Parameters:
- CCD size: 1/4 inches
- Aperture (f): 1.8
- Focal Length: 3.6MM (adjustable)
- Diagonal: 75.7 degrees
- Sensor best PIX: 1080p
- 4 Screw Holes
- Can be used in a fixed position
- 3.3V external power supplies
- Supports access to the infrared light or fill light
- Dimension: 25mm x 24mm (0.98" x 0.94")
Shell (Linux command line)
Camera Module Setup
Setup your camera hardware