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3 Posts authored by: dubbie Top Member
Having satisfied myself that my serial JPEG camera was working I have now implemented a fully working system that will detect cats (or any other warm blooded object), take a snapshot using the serial JPEG camera and save the image to a microSD card for later analysis.   The circuit diagram is show below and consist of a Nano connected to a microSD card adapter using the SPI bus, a PIR detector connected to D6 of the Nano and the serial JPEG camera connected  via a software serial link ...
The AV to HDMI convertor has arrived and I have connected it up to the Serial JPEG camera and a HDMI display. The HDMI display is from a previous Element14 Project (HoloPiBot #10 : It Actually Works - It Really D... | element14 | Programmable Logic) and is the only HDMI display I think I have, although I could use the laptop or TV if I want a bigger picture. Below is an example of everything rather haphazardly plugged together.     This is all working, which is good, but unfortunate ...
Today I should be laying my newest path and cementing in the edging brick pavers, but it's cold and raining so I'm staying inside. I could watch the telly, I could drink a cup of tea, I could even tidy my desk (no, anything but that), but I thought why not see about something for the latest Project14 competition on Photography (Photography | element14). I'm not particularly a camera person and I don't know much about optics but I did purchase a digital camera module with serial TTL communication ...