Possible Camera

prishelec at gmail.com prishelec at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 22:45:04 CEST 2008

i don't think it would be a problem. Simple avr processor can handle
this camera. And here we have 400Mhz processor with i2c support. The
question is do we have unused i2c bus to connect this camera?

On 6/18/08, michael at crosscode.org <michael at crosscode.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Alexander Frøyseth wrote:
>> christopher bradski skrev:
>>> Good Morning Community,
>>>  I was browsing around the other day and found a cmos camera at
>>> http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8668.
>>> Its a 1.3 mega pixel camera and doesn't have much current draw and
>>> under $10. I'm not an electrical engineer but was wondering how
>>> feasible(with some soldering skills and a basic electronic
>>> understanding) it would be to attach this the the freerunner? The data
>>> sheet is included on the site. Thank you all in advance for your help.
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>> I want one :D
>> It is not soo important on my Neo, but i want one (or two) jsut to have
>> and play with :D
>> After what I know, you can get raw RGB output.
>> Is this true? Or is it a little more complicated?
>  	Yes, you can get raw RGB output. The best forum I've found for playing
> with these cameras is this one:
> http://forum.sparkfun.com/viewtopic.php?t=10314&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0&sid=01c7b713e0788e0041b2342368248ef6
>  	You can also get JPEG output, which is why I was originally interested in
> it (again, not for my Neo). The main problem you'll probably have with the
> camera, though, is that is requires that you clock data out of it at at
> least
> 8MHz - so your processor needs to be considerably faster than that for you
> to
> be able to fetch a byte and store it somewhere before it comes time to get
> the
> next byte.
> - Michael

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