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Adding a camera to a 43 g helicopter drone

Even a 43 g IR controlled toy drone may be equipped with a camera. Let's find out how!

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Adding a camera to a 43 g helicopter drone

Things used in this project

Hardware components

AiThinker ESP32-CAM module
×1
LM6206N3 voltage regulator
×1
Capacitor 470 µF
Capacitor 470 µF
6 V
×1
Capacitor 100 nF
Capacitor 100 nF
×1
Wire, Wrapping Wire
Wire, Wrapping Wire
×1
Female Header 8 Position 1 Row (0.1")
Female Header 8 Position 1 Row (0.1")
×1
Male Header 40 Position 1 Row (0.1")
Male Header 40 Position 1 Row (0.1")
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Solder Wire, Lead Free
Solder Wire, Lead Free

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

ESP32-CAM module with a new low voltage dropout regulator

Schematics

ESP32-CAM module with a new low voltage dropout regulator

Code

Firmware

C/C++
Go to https://sites.google.com/site/pcusbprojectsdownloads to download firmware.

Credits

SimonVavpotic

SimonVavpotic

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https://www.youtube.com/@pcusbprojects

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