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Vision for your PiStorms Robot using Pi Camera!

Vision for your PiStorms Robot using Pi Camera!

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Parts you will need:

Attach your Pi Camera to the Camera Mount using supplied screws.

Use the top holes of the frame to attach the camera as in picture below.

Before you place the camera board, make pilot threads by just using the screw. (Tighten the screw fully and remove it).

While you tighten the actual camera board, cover the camera board circuit to prevent accidental damage from run-away screw driver.

affix pi camera with screws

 

There are several ways you can attach the mount base to your PiStorms Frame.

Simplest would be to wrap around electric tape (or scotch tape) tightly as in picture below.

wrap around electric tape

 

You could also use a screw to attach it to your PiStorms Frame, or glue it to the frame permanently using super-glue.

You can also use screw to attach it.

 

Now Attach the camera with it's mount to the base hinge.

Simply press the two tabs on both sides and insert in the base holes.

Attach camera to the base on its hinge

 

Now attach the ribbon cable between the camera and your Pi.

Attach the cable to the Pi Camera and bring it forward through the slit below the mount.

Attach cable to Pi Camera

 

Now Connect your PiStorms and you are ready to use it!

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