This article will talk about how to assemble a low-cost IP camera based on the Raspberry Pi Zero W and the original camera module.
raspberry pi zero w security camera In principle, it was for this purpose that I originally planned to use the “mini-raspberry”. But the impressions of her work in this role were mixed.
I must say that such a device fulfills its cost. But a miracle did not happen and it did not work to get an analogue of an industrially produced IP camera for less money.
Well, read more about everything further in the article.
What do we need
To implement the steps described in this article, you will need:
- Raspberry Pi Zero W + case + CSI cable
- Raspberry Pi Camera Board V2 or Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Board V2
- The local network
Optionally, you may need a separate device for the DVR. It will be needed if there is a need to use 2 or more CCTV cameras in one complex.
Almost any computer running Linux or even Windows can be used as a DVR.