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Learn Electronics with Raspberry Pi: Physical Computing with Circuits, Sensors, Outputs, and Projects by Stewart Watkiss

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© Stewart Watkiss 2016

Stewart Watkiss, Learn Electronics with Raspberry Pi, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1898-3_7

7. Creating Video with a Pi Camera

Stewart Watkiss

(1)Redditch, UK

This chapter looks at creating a video using the Raspberry Pi camera. You will control the camera using an infrared transmitter to make it easier to use. This will then be used to create a stop frame animation using Lego characters.

You will start by setting up the Raspberry Pi camera by connecting it to the camera connector directly on the Raspberry Pi. This camera connector has been included on all versions of the Raspberry Pi, except for the Pi Zero.

As a quick recap, the camera needs to be connected by ribbon to the connector located next to the HDMI connector. The camera then ...

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