bobbydriver
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Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:00 am

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I have a Pi Noir camera module and it all seems to work OK except for constant interference on the picture in the form of horizontal flashes

This makes it useless for motion detection, as the interference triggers the frame change

It's not a uniform thing, it seems random and the best I can liken it to is a bad TV reception.

An example of the output attached (apologies it is a still not a moving image - but you should get an idea what I mean)

I'm thinking i may just have a faulty camera board

gordon77
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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:02 am

Poor power supply ?

bobbydriver
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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:06 am

The power supply is a branded white RPi one from the RPi shop, so I'd hope not

Raspberry Pi Model B+ OFFICIAL 5V 2A Multi National Power adapter

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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:16 pm

In that case you should assume your NoIR camera is faulty and ask your reseller for a replacement.
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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:49 pm

PSUs don't last for ever so could be failing. Also worth checking for cables faults and loose connections in case they are the cause

bobbydriver
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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:04 pm

Fair points - I have a second Pi so I'll swap the PSUs over

If that makes no odds then I will also reseat the camera cable and see how I get on

Cheers all

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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:20 am

I've got the exact same problem with my camera module.
Did you ever resolve your issue?

bobbydriver
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Re: Pi Noir Camera Module image interference

Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:15 pm

No - I gave up in the end. This was on my Pi 1

Although I just got a Pi 3 so when my Pi 2 becomes redundant I may try again. Pretty sure it's a faulty camera module though

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