Introduction: How to Make Your Own Night Vision Device!
In this project I will show you how to create a night vision device. It mainly consists of a security camera, a small screen and a custom PCB which features IR LEDs and an LED driver. After powering the device with a USB Type-C PD powerbank, you can basically use it to see in the dark. Let's get started!
Step 1: Watch the Video!
The video gives you all the information you need to create your own night vision device. During the next steps though, I will present you some additional information.
Step 2: Order Your Components!
Here you can find a parts list with example seller (affiliate links):
IR LEDs: https://bit.ly/WL_SITW_SMT_en
IR LED Driver: https://bit.ly/MAGIC_LDHM_en
555 Timer: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dTrUY9D
1N4148 Diode: http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_d8CN2HP
5V Regulator: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dXSrfiP
Security Camera: http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_d8MBhEN
USB Type C PD PCB: http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dTchLgp
Step 3: Order Your PCBs!
Here you can download the gerber files for my PCB. Use them to get your own PCBs and solder all components to one.
Step 4: 3D Print the Housing!
Here you can find the .stl files for the project. Use them to 3D print the housing and then do all the mounting and wiring.
Step 5: Success!
You did it! You just created your own night vision device!
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