Browse Tag: esp32cam

PhotoTrap V2

ESP32-Cam based photo trap

So, we meet again – with esp32-cam board 😉 . My first encounter was rather disappointing. I’ve tried to used it for streaming, and the image was poor quality (OV2640) and what is more troublesome, the board itself was unstable.

Recently I had a need, for some kind of Photo Trap – to see what animals are finding food (that we left for them) close to my land. It could be moose or some kind of deer. Of course I could buy one, but where is the fun in it – and it would be probably much worst. The one I saw was old type, powered with four AA batteries etc. but it had also cellular modem used to send MMS with picture 🙁 in 21 century.

Continue Reading