Martin Mander
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1979 Apollo Pi Thermal Camera

A vintage microwave monitor converted into a thermal camera! Raspberry Pi powered, with Adafruit components.

IntermediateFull instructions provided15 hours7,969
1979 Apollo Pi Thermal Camera

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
×1
Adafruit Thermal Camera Breakout
×1
Adafruit Mini PiTFT 1.3"
×1
USB Battery Pack
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1

Software apps and online services

Raspbian
Raspberry Pi Raspbian
Adafruit.io

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Rotary Tool
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

Story

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Code

Apollo Pi Scripts

Python scripts used in this project.

Credits

Martin Mander

Martin Mander

22 projects • 30 followers
I love the design and ambition of vintage technology, and the usability and potential of new - my passion is bringing the two together.

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