Night vision webcam

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Gathering supplies
Born On:
23:17, 4 February 2010 (CST)
Last Updated:
23:05, 02 April 2010 (CDT)


Setting up a security camera, possible multiple, capable of seeing in light and dark through use of on-camera IR LEDs and an IR floodlight donated to the shop over a year ago by Preauxphoto. These camera views will be available to anyone and everyone.


  • One or more surplus IR security cameras provided by Ratmandu



  • 23:17, 4 February 2010 (CST) Initial tests prove very promising both with a single IR security camera and in combination with the the IR floodlight. Current plan is to make them available only when the shop is dark by possibly tying them into a relay controlled switch box like JimShoe's !alert system.
  • 11:43, 23 March 2010 (CDT) Got a host machine setup by way of the public fileserver with a TV capture card so we can utilize more than just webcams.
  • 00:05, 3 April 2010 (CDT) Got the outside security camera working finally with zoneminder. Next step is to install the camera on the building outside and run the cable.