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Python Programming with Raspberry Pi by Srihari Yamanoor, Sai Yamanoor

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Camera setup

You will need a Raspberry Pi Zero 1.3 or higher to set up the camera. We discussed identifying your Raspberry Pi Zero's board version at the beginning of this chapter. You may also skip this section if you are familiar with setting up the camera from Chapter 8, Awesome Things You Could Develop Using Python.

In this section, we will set up the camera for the robot. The Raspberry Pi Zero (v1.3 onward) comes with a camera adapter. This enables adding a camera module to the robot (designed and manufactured by the Raspberry Pi foundation). The camera module was designed to suit different models of the Raspberry Pi.

The Raspberry Pi Zero's camera interface needs an adapter that is different than the ones meant for other models. The ...

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