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by morcup
Sun May 05, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release

Update on the project. tl;dr Got a Pi 3B+ Followed the guide for the shutter release (using octocouplers instead of transistors, as I found in an update to the original guide). Have a basic prototype for using LDRs , but might need a way to convert the analog signal to digital. Have more questions, ...
by morcup
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release

Thanks Andyroo. That will be very helpful.
by morcup
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release

HawaiianPi, thanks for sharing, nice photo. I will remember to do that next time I try to catch a storm. Joel_Mckay, thank you for the information and links. Do you think that there would be too much latency to use a raspberry pi to trigger the camera for lightning? I read that the average lightning...
by morcup
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Lightning Sensor and external camera shutter release

Hello all, first post here, hopefully I'm in the right place. :?: I am hoping to make a lightning sensor and shutter release for my digital camera. Does anyone have any experience in this? I found a https://scribblesandsnaps.com/2015/02/22/build-a-raspberry-pi-based-cable-shutter-release-for-sony-ca...

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