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Pi Camera

This page collects different ways to use Raspberry Pi computer boards (and related boards) to make small, cheap, lightweight cameras for different purposes, including #aerial-mapping, #balloon-mapping, #kite-mapping, #timelapse and #spectrometry.



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Questions can be either frequently asked questions, or "next step" challenges we're looking to solve.

Title Author Updated Likes
Lego Spectrometer suitable for studying sunlight? @jsbonillam 14 days ago
How do I trigger a photo on a Raspberry Pi camera using a button? @warren about 1 month ago
How can we set up a Raspberry Pi camera as an ethernet USB device to avoid using WiFi @warren about 1 month ago
Can I use a Raspberry Pi with the Pi Noir camera to make NDVI images? @warren 3 months ago
How do I easily set up a Raspberry Pi SD card? @warren 3 months ago
Can we take photos with the Raspberry Pi Zero W and Raspberry Pi camera? @wmacfarl 4 months ago
Can I upgrade a DIY spectrometer with a Raspberry Pi camera? @warren over 1 year ago
Getting the spectrometer to work with a Raspberry Pi? @anjohn12 almost 2 years ago
How do I set a custum white balance of the NoIR modulo cam? @LaPa about 2 years ago

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Activities show how to use this project, step by step.

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
TetraPi: a well characterized multispectral camera - - @khufkens - - 0 replications: Try it »
Raspberry Pi Camera Rig - - @SeanKMcGinnis - - 0 replications: Try it »
NDVI from PiNoir with a blue filter - - @carolccarvalho - - 0 replications: Try it »
Setting up the Raspberry Pi Camera for Wireless Streaming - - @partsandcrafts - - 0 replications: Try it »
How To Make Time Lapse Spectrometer - - @LightWaveResearch8000 - - 0 replications: Try it »

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Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.

balloon-mapping kite-mapping spectrometry timelapse aerial-mapping