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May 24, 2013 AT 4:00 am

DIY Pi Camera Module Stand #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Raspberry-Pi-Camera-Module-Diagram

Via raspberrypi-spy.co.uk:

Having played around with the Pi camera I quickly realised I needed to make some sort of stand for it. The module weighs almost nothing and is tiny so it can be quite hard to keep in one place when you are experimenting. The Raspberry Pi Foundation apparently recommends Blu-tack, based on cost, simplicity and plain, old fashioned versatility.

I thought it would be best to create a template that I could print out and use to create a camera holder without using the real module. That way I could get all the dimensions correct without worrying about squashing or dropping the module itself.

So here is a diagram showing the main module measurements.

Check it out here!


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