Monthly Archives: May 2013

Creating Timelapse Videos With The Raspberry Pi Camera

In this post I will explain how I made some timelapse videos using the Raspberry Pi camera module. This is a two step process which involves getting the camera module to take a series of stills over a period of … Continue reading

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Capturing HD Video With The Pi Camera Module

Not only can the Raspberry Pi camera capture photos but it can also capture full HD video at 1920×1080. The official camera module has been optimised to use the full hardware media capabilities of the Pi’s processor which allows it … Continue reading

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Taking Hi-Res Photos With The Pi Camera Module

Taking photos with the Pi Camera Module is easy once you have plugged it in and made the correct configuration changes. In order to do this make sure you have read my Installing The Raspberry Pi Camera Module page. Once … Continue reading

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Installing The Raspberry Pi Camera Module

The Official Raspberry Pi camera module is here at last. The full specification can be found on my Official Raspberry Pi Camera Module page. This page aims to show how to get the camera connected and ready to go. Depending … Continue reading

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How To Disable The Red LED On The Pi Camera Module

The Pi camera module includes a red LED in one corner of the PCB. This lights up when the camera is active. It’s really useful in giving a visual indication that the camera is doing something and most of the … Continue reading

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Pi Camera Module Mechanical Dimensions

Having played around with the Pi camera I quickly realised I needed to make some sort of stand for it. The module weighs almost nothing and is tiny so it can be quite hard to keep in one place when … Continue reading

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The Official Raspberry Pi Camera Module

The first add-on from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is the official camera module “RaspiCam”. It’s been a long time coming but it is finally available to buy from Farnell, CPC (order code SC13023) and RS. The module attaches directly to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi CPU Usage Monitoring With A BerryClip

While wandering the internet I found an article Raspberry Pi: CPU usage monitoring using GPIO by chteuchteu. This explained how to display the current CPU usage on 7 LEDs attached to the GPIO header. I thought this would be a … Continue reading

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