sheffind
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Raspberry pi zero W with camera and 2 IR Led case

Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:25 pm

Hi,

I am trying to build a cctv using raspberry pi zero, camera and 2 IR leds. The camera setup works and now I am trying to find a case which can house the raspberry pi zero, camera with 2 IR leds and can be used outside. It has been difficult to find such a case in market. Can someone PLEASE advise if there is one available to buy.

Thanks

HermannSW
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Re: Raspberry pi zero W with camera and 2 IR Led case

Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:01 pm

I cannot help on the case, but my experiments lightning a room with two 3W IR Leds showed no noticable difference to using just one. You may want to try, and if acceptable, you need to find box with 1 IR light.

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sheffind
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Re: Raspberry pi zero W with camera and 2 IR Led case

Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:01 pm

Thank you for that. However I find it very strange that there is no protective case available in the market for this setup. Unless I am doing this in a wrong way or there is a potential market for this (or may be not).

HermannSW
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Re: Raspberry pi zero W with camera and 2 IR Led case

Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:02 am

> However I find it very strange that there is no protective case available in the market for this setup.
>
I have no problems using the 3W IR leds powered from the camera as shown in picture top right.
But that is v1 camera clone and not supported by Raspberry foundation.
The (official) v2 camera does not allow for powering IR leds from the module.
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