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4K Camera to use onboard BR2


(Luis Gamez) #1

Hey Guys,

I am planning to buy a Go Pro Hero 5 to use onboard the BR2 but I am wondering if there is any other 4K camera which could be better or cheaper as per the people experience to do the post processing data analysis.

Also is there any possibility to use the 4K camera as streaming instead of the BR2 Raspberry pi camera or both at the same time??

Regards,
Luis Gamez


(Jacob) #2

Also is there any possibility to use the 4K camera as streaming instead of the BR2 Raspberry pi camera or both at the same time??

The gopro has standard definition analog video out. So it is possible to stream, but the resolution will be poor compared to the HD cameras, and the wiring will require something like the Fathom-S interface board with a video amplifier.


(Luis Gamez) #3

Thanks @jwalser,

Hace you used a go pro? This hero 5 battery can last maximum 2 hours, have you used any extra battery onboard?

Regards,


(Jacob) #4

We use go pros in their own enclosure outside of the electronics enclosure. We haven’t done anything to extend the battery life, but there are some external battery options.