Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for an easy way to mount and protect their night vision camera may be interested in this handy Raspberry Pi night vision camera mount complete with cutouts for infrared spots, which has been created by Thingiverse user Minims.
To recap the Raspberry Pi IR-CUT camera board offers a 5 megapixel camera and includes an IR filter switch giving you the best possible picture clarity in both day and night. During the daytime users can use the “Normal Mode” by setting a chosen GPIO pin High. Disabling the IR filter and removing colour distortion from the filter. As soon as it goes dark the camera can then be switched to Low and the IR filter is enabled providing night vision, allowing you to see what’s happening even without any light.
Specifications for the Raspberry Pi night vision camera include the ability to capture 1080p HD video at 30fps thanks to the inclusion of the same OV5647 sensor used by the standard Raspberry Pi camera module. It also features an adjustable 3.6mm focal length and 75.7 degree viewing angle. The night vision camera measures just 31 mm x 32 mm and the removable IR-CUT filter, eliminates colour distortion during the day.
To download and 3D print your very own Raspberry Pi night vision camera mount created by Thingiverse user Minims, jump over to the official Thingiverse project page where the files have Kindly been made available to download and use at your leisure. If you enjoy building Pi projects you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Raspberry Pi displays, HATS and small screens.