sirkris wrote:M33P, once the epoxy is removed, does the lens rotate freely enough to imagine adding the ability to focus using a GPIO controlled motor?
jamesh wrote:Just a warning that according to Omnivision the IR filter will be almost/completely impossible to remove.
[insert owl here]
I will be able to get it apart but not without a significant chance of cracking the sensor itself. Or debonding the connections between the flexible ribbon and the chip. Thus I'm going to wait until they are available generally.
If anyone's insane enough to try, then I would suggest removing the lens and sanding the mounting tube down to the IR filter. I think it should then "pop" out as I think the mount is welded (ultrasonic? thermal?) to the back plate and has a lip upon which the filter rests.
I think the basic construction is this: