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Old Mar 26, 2005, 6:18 PM   #1
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Hello!

Sorry this isn't a more professional topic!

I've built a bird box that I can hang in my garden. I'm looking for a camera that I could use to take photographs of it's progress. Here are the requirements:

Small (pinhole if possible)
Uses MMC or SD etc
Motion activated
Can capture images (or video would be great) at a decent resolution
Runs on batteries

Any ideas of what I can use? I'm trying to do this cheaply, incase it gets destroyed.

Thanks!
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Old Mar 26, 2005, 7:01 PM   #2
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I could be wrong, but I've been hanging around digital photography sites for years, and I've never seen a motion activated digital still camera. You do see the use of time lapse photography from time to time to capture wildlife (where you set a camera to takephotos at preset intervals). But, this is not motion activated.

So, you'll most likely need to go with something specialized (i.e, security cameras, etc.).

A quick google search revealed some:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...tivated+camera


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Well, I did a quick search and found this forum thread discussing a motion activated shutter release. So, you may find it to be useful:

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=44


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Old Mar 26, 2005, 7:59 PM   #3
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Hmm, They all seem to be built into clocks or bears etc. I could buy them and take the camera out but they all seem expensive (and wireless).

Looks like I'll need to take a good look around! Or become an electronic engineer.
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Old Mar 26, 2005, 8:06 PM   #4
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These folks have been around for a while



http://www.camtrakker.com/
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