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downsize digital camera

downsize digital camera

downsize digital camera

(OP)
Hi I have a 10 megapixel digital camera i was wondering if i can take the ccd off and connect it to the camera with wires about 1 foot long  so the lense and ccd can be the size of one small like those small spy cameras but i need to use this camera because of the high resolution.
any thoughts on this would be apreciated
thank you.

RE: downsize digital camera

Depends on how you, or someone more knowledgeable, do it.

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RE: downsize digital camera

A 10Mpixel CCD isn't going to be spy camera sized (expect at least a 1/2" to 1" chip) once you put the proper lensing and protection around it.  Once you add the proper electrical drivers (which should be near the chip itself), the board is going to grow in size.

Dan - Owner
http://www.Hi-TecDesigns.com

RE: downsize digital camera

other than the battery chamber, most modern digital cameras are miniaturized to the max. High speed readout from the image sensor is desired, particularly with the higher density pixel count. This is supported by traces that are thin and short.

I have mounted Canon's imaging elements (sensor/lense) along with the camera's circuit boards to articulated arms. These devices are powered by and communicate with the USB subsystems. Good to 30'. From there a microcontroller provides the operational functions, along with RF transmitter/reciever, which amoung other things controls some basic camera functions.

These units implement still image, how ever movie mode can be triggered local to the camera subsystem. Bandwidth constraints prevent streaming with anything but the lowest res settings.

RE: downsize digital camera

(OP)
How much resolution will i lose using a pinhole lens on a 4 megapixel camera

RE: downsize digital camera

(OP)
answers only no comments

RE: downsize digital camera

6?  x+3?  Your question is open-ended, so if you're only looking for answers without comments, you're not going to get many useful answers.

How big is the CCD?  What's the FOV of the lens? etc. etc.

Dan - Owner
http://www.Hi-TecDesigns.com

RE: downsize digital camera

The answer is "so much that you might as well use a 640x480 camera," and "you're certainly not going to get 0.09 mil resolution at 5 inches."

TTFN



RE: downsize digital camera

Yet again, we run into another posting that might have a more simple answer if we only knew the final application...

Dan - Owner
http://www.Hi-TecDesigns.com

RE: downsize digital camera

Would also help if the OP wouldn't split the problem across three different threads.

TTFN



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