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RPi + Other Software Wireless setup controlled by camera

Discussion in 'Hardware Support' started by bigbossfr, 16 December 2018.

  1. bigbossfr

    bigbossfr New Member

    Messages:
    3
    Hardware:
    RPi1/Zero, RPi3, +nodeMCU/ESP8266
    Hi,

    I have a project to build a wireless setup controlled by a camera.
    The idea is to have a RPi Zero W on a wall, that shot the 60" TV and control LED with wifi using an ESP-32S.
    I want a confirmation about the hardware before to buy:
    So, here where I need some inputs please:
    1. For 60", I would need around 4m. APA-120 48/m is 14.4w/m. So for 4m, we will have 57.6w/12A. So the power supply of 5v 15A looks good, does it?
    2. Do I need a converter 5v to 3.3v for the ESP-32S? If yes, which one please? (15A will not kill it?)
    3. I am trying to be solder-less. But because my setup run on 12A, I don't find any connector 4pin 12mm (to connect LED strips) that can support 12A (AWG 18 or 19). This doesn't work, does it? Any advise for this please?
    4. Last question, what part/connectors do I am missing?
    Thank you
     
  2. bigbossfr

    bigbossfr New Member

    Messages:
    3
    Hardware:
    RPi1/Zero, RPi3, +nodeMCU/ESP8266
    I have my answer for 2). The ESP-32S can have 5v as input.
    Anyone for others questions please?
     
  3. isMunim

    isMunim New Member

    Messages:
    15
    Hardware:
    RPi3
    I cannot provide any input on the questions you asked. But i am curious. What camera are you using? How well is it working?
     
  4. bigbossfr

    bigbossfr New Member

    Messages:
    3
    Hardware:
    RPi1/Zero, RPi3, +nodeMCU/ESP8266
    I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero W + a camera module v2. All of this inside a little box on the wall, shooting the tv.
    The good thing is that it will work with any input sources (4k, smart tv, computer...) because I am shooting the tv.
    Any way, I would love to have some answers to continue my project.
    Anyone?