Raspberry Pi enthusiast and multiple Kickstarter entrepreneur Tom Murray, has once again taken to Kickstarter to raise the required funds to take his new Raspberry Pi Zero camera arm case into production.
Equipped with a poseable, adjustable arm the aptly named SmartiPi Twist Raspberry Pi camera case is now available to back from $20 and allows you to create a wide variety of different applications such as a camera for your 3D printer, complete with its own light source.
Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the Raspberry Pi SmartiPi Twist camera case and its features.
The SmartiPi Twist is a flexible arm and case that holds a Raspberry Pi Zero ( all versions), official Raspberry Pi camera ( all versions), and Pi zero pHATs (HATs that are the size of a Pi Zero). Both the standard Raspberry Pi camera and Raspberry Pi IR (infrared light) night vision camera will fit in the case.
The arm can be lengthened and shortened by removing the sections by hand. The arm includes a base that can attach to a flat surface. Your power and usb cables can run down the center. The included pHAT cover will a clear window will allow you to add pHATs to add light to your scene if wish. There are a number of visible LED pHATs on the market for you to choose from. Other examples being Unicorn pHAT, Scroll HAT, Waveshare LED pHAT and Pimoroni scroll HAT HD.
Jump over to the official Kickstarter campaign page for a full list of all available pledges and specifications via the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Camera News, Hardware, Top News