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I'm trying to put together a telemetry video system on a race car. It will consist of 2-4 video cameras. Because of the environment, I need light and cheap components. I'm considering the following:
1) USB2 Webcams, into a USB hub.
2) Fire-i cameras, as they can be daisy chained into a firewire port. (Does anyone know of limitations/performance of multiple cameras on one port?
3) Several 'spy'/'pinhole' cameras, with analog inputs going into a multi channel pci card;
Whichever method I use, the input will have to be handled by a small processor (eg M10000 Mini-ITX).
Eventually, the data will also be transmitted real-time to the pits.
Does anyone know of any formus/howtos/sites where people have done this and reviewed different cameras?
I need cameras <$100, and good image quality (does this exist?)
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I would ask on http://linitx.org
- it's a more general EPIA site with more members.
Sounds like fun, good luck!
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You might also want to have a look at some of the Lex (http://www.lex.com.tw
) motherboards that have video capture built in.