How to setup RPi camera?

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How to setup RPi camera?

Post by sq5npw » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:21 pm

Since I recently received a new RPi camera, I connected it directly to the BCU.
This is a Waveshare Camera HD G OV5647 5Mpx with wide lens with a resolution of 2592x1944.

Unfortunately, I don't see any image on any of the four cameras in my SM.
In my BCU "Cameras" menu I tried to change "Capture Width (px)" and "Capture Height (px)" from
default 320x240 to 324x243, 960x720, 1280x720. I tried set "Motion" on and off.
I always have a broken picture in the upper left corner of the camera view.
My camera don't work within SM.

I don't know if this is a problem of compatibility of this camera with SM or maybe
the problem of configuring SM itself?

My camera works correctly in SM Raspbian. I create valid pictures and movies using raspistill.

I would like to ask for help in this matter.

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Re: How to setup RPi camera?

Post by crb » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:32 am

Hi Jerzy,

Can't see any reason why this camera won't work with the system. If you are happy to let me access your system I'll have a look at the logs to see if there is anything obvious.

Let me know if this is O.K.

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