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hello i am hoping that i can build a simple webcam or monitor with a cellphone that i've stripped down. i have the image sensor... i am just a beginner at electronics so i dont know much about it. i hope its possible to make one (i really really wanted to make one no matter what it takes) i have some other tools like the essential breadboard, capacitors, resistors, and some other stuffs thanks!

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VIRON (author)2007-08-14

I have found it convenient to use color security cameras and old camcorders with USB video-to-digital adapters, and the same cameras also work with TV stuff. (I use it for webcams and PC video stuff.) But if you have a soldering iron that is sharp enough to solder the chips in your picture, let me know where I can get one and I'll think about it. I have some of that stuff laying around too.

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J50Nunlimited (author)VIRON2007-08-20

hey i found one but i dont think its sharp enough well its at a local store and its tip is like the 0.5 type of lead in mechanical pencils its made in Japan (from my memory)

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J50Nunlimited (author)VIRON2007-08-14

most people goto radio shack for supplies(they have soldering stuffs) but since my area doesnt have radio shack i would probably goto some other stores. by the way this cell phone that i stripped down is motorola's v303

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He means that the chips in the phone would require an unusually sharp soldering tip, which would be hard to find.

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indeed it is...i tried looking everywhere but cant find anything close enough

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