Tiny video $99 camera mounts to R/C planes, skateboards, etc.
This 1 oz. video camera, meant for R/C planes, could be used for a number of fun projects.Link
3" x 1-1/2" x 1/2" (camera only), 1 oz. V.2 changes include: larger resolution, LCD display, rotating lens, longer battery life, and a thermal activated motion detector. Video camera includes audio, still photos, a voice recorder, USB drive, and a Webcam. Unit is small enough to mount on just about any model FlyCamOne2 micro video cameraairplane, small parkflyers, RC cars, trains, skate boards, or even a kite. Can be remotely activated using an additional servo. Videos are recorded with a resolution of 640x480 for clear playback, complete with sound, and 1280x1024 pixels for still photos. Camera lens rotates 90 degrees so you can take photos or video from multiple angles. Built-in rechargeable 200 mAh Li-Ion battery that charges via the USB port on your computer in about 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
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Tuesday, May 27, 2008
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Things get smaller and smaller and we just HAVE to create new uses for them. At $99 bucks I wouldn't be too worried strapping this to my bicycle helmet or putting it out by the bird feeder for a while. Can't wait to see what neat videos people might turn out with this.