Time Lapse WebCam?

Matt Nelson matt at frozenatom.com
Tue Apr 14 21:41:00 MDT 2009


On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Kimball Larsen
<kimball at kimballlarsen.com>wrote:

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> On Apr 14, 2009, at 6:14 PM, "Doran L. \"Fozz\" Barton" <
> fozz at iodynamics.com> wrote:
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>  On Tuesday 14 April 2009 15:39:32 Thad Van Ry wrote:
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>>> High Resolution != Low Cost
>>>
>>> Automated + High Resolution + Distance = Low Cost?
>>> Something isn't going to add up here.
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>> But he's got a good point, tho. You can buy a point and shoot camera with
>> 3-4X
>> optical zoom and 5-8 megapixels for around $100. All you need to do now is
>> find
>> a way to use it remotely. I'll bet at least a handful of these low-end
>> point-
>> and-shooters will operate as a webcam over USB,
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> Yup, this is what I'm after.
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> Lots of homework for me to do to figure out which camera will be best.
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> --Kimball
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I just scanned through the rest of the thread so if I missed it sorry.  If
you are set on using a USB camera they do make USB->CAT5e ------->USB

converts.  I used this to run a camera about 80', and had no problems with
it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812101152



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