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Pi Camera

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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 Comments
What are easy and fast ways to get files off a Raspberry Pi? @warren 11 months ago 3
Can't access pi camera in Spectral Workbench @lukemcpheters 12 months ago 4
How do we improve WiFi signal to a Raspberry Pi while in the air? @warren about 1 year ago 6
Creating NDVI images with PI no ir V2 @macmuzz about 1 year ago 4
Is a Water Proof Solar Raspberry Pi Camera project viable? @icarito over 1 year ago 10
Uploading images from raspberry pi. @cedarlodge over 2 years ago 12
Lego Spectrometer suitable for studying sunlight? @jsbonillam over 2 years ago 12
Can these filter packages be adapted to Raspberry Pi cameras? @sjmanosalvas over 2 years ago 3
How do I trigger a photo on a Raspberry Pi camera using a button? @warren over 2 years ago 2
How can we set up a Raspberry Pi camera as an ethernet USB device to avoid using WiFi @warren over 2 years ago 5
Can I use a Raspberry Pi with the Pi Noir camera to make NDVI images? @warren over 2 years ago 2
How do I easily set up a Raspberry Pi SD card? @warren over 2 years ago 2
Can we take photos with the Raspberry Pi Zero W and Raspberry Pi camera? @wmacfarl almost 3 years ago 2
Can I upgrade a DIY spectrometer with a Raspberry Pi camera? @warren almost 4 years ago 10
Getting the spectrometer to work with a Raspberry Pi? @anjohn12 about 4 years ago 6
How do I set a custum white balance of the NoIR modulo cam? @LaPa over 4 years ago 26
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Activities show how to use this project, step by step.

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Build a simple aerial photo rig for a Raspberry Pi camera - - @warren - - 0 replications: Try it »
Introducing Pi Builder - - @icarito - - 0 replications: Try it »
TetraPi: a well characterized multispectral camera - - @khufkens - - 0 replications: Try it »
Prepare an SD card for a Raspberry Pi camera from scratch - - @warren - - 1 replications: Try it »
Raspberry Pi Camera Rig - - @seankmcginnis - - 1 replications: Try it »
1. Setting up the Raspberry Pi Camera for Wireless Streaming - - @partsandcrafts - - 0 replications: Try it »
Set up a Raspberry Pi Camera with Pi Builder - - @warren - - 0 replications: Try it »
3. Building a Basic Microscope Stage - - @partsandcrafts - - 0 replications: Try it »
Raspberry Pi-in-the-sky - - @donblair - - 0 replications: Try it »
NDVI from PiNoir with a blue filter - - @carolccarvalho - - 0 replications: Try it »
How To Make Time Lapse Spectrometer - - @LightWaveResearch8000 - - 0 replications: Try it »
Image Sequencer on Raspberry PI - - @tech4gt - - 0 replications: Try it »
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