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Can I reuse my camera from lumia 720 as a CCTV or jsut hook it up to my computer? Answered

I have a broken Lumia 720 but the cameras (both front and back) still work, is there any chance i can use them to make a DIY cctv or webcam of some sorts? They have 6,7 and 1,3 MP.
 The main camera is connected to the phone with a ribbon with ~13 pins. Both cameras are modular, they have the circuits in them, is it possible just to connect a few wires to the ribbon and hook it into a computer?

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Downunder35m (author)2017-02-02

You a driver board to convert the module signals to something useful.
As they are designed to be an integrated part of the phone I doubt you will find suitable driver boards anywhere.

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rickharris (author)2017-02-02

Probably not. extracting the relevent parts will be an issue then you will need a driver to connect to your pc, probably not available.

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