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How to Connect Raspberry Pi Camera Module?

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How to Connect Raspberry Pi Camera Module?: There are various generations of Raspberry Pi models which have been released so far. It is considered as the multi-purpose device and being used for a variety of purposes. In this article, we have given the steps to connect your Raspberry Pi to your Camera. It converts your Raspberry Pi into a digital camera, in which you can take pictures and videos easily. We also have given the steps to use the Camera on your Raspberry Pi.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

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How to Connect Raspberry Pi Camera?

Just follow the steps given below, to know how to connect your camera to the Raspberry Pi.

Step 1: Open up the Raspberry Pi Camera Module. Be aware the static electricity can easily damage the camera. Before detaching the camera from its grey anti-static bag, make sure that you have discharged yourself by touching the earthed object (Eg PC Chassis or Radiator).

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

Step 2: Then install the Raspberry Pi Camera module by attaching a cable into the Raspberry Pi. The cable slots into a connector situated between the Ethernet and HDMI ports, with a silver connectors facing HDMI port.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

Step 3: Now boot up your Raspberry Pi.

Step 4: From the prompt, run sudo raspi-config. If the “camera” option is not listed, you have to run a few commands to update the Raspberry Pi. Runsudo apt-get update and “sudo apt-get upgrade”

Step 5: Run sudo raspi-config again, Now you can the “camera” option.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

Step 6: Navigate to the “camera” option, and enable it. Just select “Finish” and then reboot your Raspberry Pi.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

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How to Take Photos With Your Raspberry Pi Camera Module?

The following steps describe how to take photos with your Raspberry Pi Camera Module.

Step 1: raspistill is the command line application, which allows you to capture the images with your camera module.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

Step 2: To capture the image in jpeg format, type raspistill -o image.jpg on prompt, where “image” is the name of your image

How to Record a Video With Your Raspberry Pi Camera Module?

The following steps describe how to record a 10-second video with your Raspberry Pi Camera Module.

Step 1:raspivid is the command line application which allows you to capture the video with your camera module. Below is an example of this command in use.

Connect Raspberry Pi Camera
Connect Raspberry Pi Camera

Step 2: To capture a 10-second video with the Raspberry Pi camera module, run raspivid -o video.h264 -t 10000 at the prompt, here “video” is the name of the video and “10000” is a number of milliseconds.

These are the ways to connect Raspberry Pi Camera Module. Thank you for reading this post.

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