Re: [Electronics_101] Anyone have MCM Electronics coupon codes?
- I believe only certain pins will act as usb host directly. I know the Mbed
board is like that. Don't have the RasPi yet.
I keep meaning to get one of those.
On Feb 7, 2013 7:18 PM, "Reese" <reeza@...> wrote:
> Just a shot in the dark, does anyone have MCM Electronics coupon
> codes for discounts?
> I plan to get a few (2 or 3) Raspberry Pi boards, configure them
> to connect to my wireless router, and connect a webcam to them.
> The OS (Linux) will be running the motion daemon and when motion
> is detected, stills and perhaps video will be uploaded to a remote,
> 'net-accessible server. I may even try sending out an alert via
> email or SMS/text.
> On-topic content, ideally I'd like to fit the cam into the same
> enclosure. Since webcams typically come with long-ish cords, what
> difficulties might I anticipate shortening the cord and perhaps
> even connecting the wires directly to the board where the USB
> socket is mounted? Or maybe I can connect the webcam to the GPIO
> header instead of to the USB port? I wonder, might there be a
> performance hit with that route. I need to read up on that.
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