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by physicaccio
Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: camera and gpio
Replies: 1
Views: 336

camera and gpio

Hello all! I have a rpi model B and a cctv camera like this https://www.dropbox.com/s/y8cqrbttbnmy6mw/WP_20150804_20_28_42_Pro.jpg?dl=0 . Can I connect the camera to the board via the gpio pins? Can someone suggest a guide? The yellow wire should be the audio signal; the white wire the video signal....
by physicaccio
Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Multiple cameras?
Replies: 14
Views: 8780

Re: Multiple cameras?

Hello all! I'm planning a surveillance system for my home. I would like to connect at least 4 cameras over cat 6 cables to rpi 2. But how many cameras can rpi2 handle? (I read some discussions about it but I don't get the point... Be patient, please!) I don't want to record 24/7 but I just want to t...
by physicaccio
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Crontab & python
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: Crontab & python

>&dev/null 2&>1 That should be spelled ">/dev/null 2>&1". Except, of course, that throwing away all the output from a script that you are trying to debug is absolutely the last thing you should want. Try changing it to ">/tmp/get-ita.log 2>&1", and then check the log file after the job runs to see ...
by physicaccio
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Crontab & python
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: Crontab & python

As you can see from my responses on this thread, my advice is "Don't use cron/crontab!!" Instead, search for a post by Joe Schmoe and containing "best way". Or, try: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=74412&p=535539&hilit=inittab#p535539 by Joe Schmoe <BB> Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:24...
by physicaccio
Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Crontab & python
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: Crontab & python

Hello all I have the following script written in python. It works smoothly every time I run it manually, but it fails when I try to execute it at a fixed time via crontab. This is the code #!/usr/bin/python import sys from twython import Twython import time import urllib import re import time import...

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