Arducam-Mini With ESP8266 Wi-Fi Is Amazing




About: I am a researcher working on development of optical atomic clocks. Electronics is my hobby since childhood when my uncle was bringing me old phones to play and take apart.

This instructable is about Arduino camera module.

Attached pdf file describes

  1. How to attach ArduCAM-Mini to Arduino-Nano and transfer pictures to a PC.
  2. How to attach ArduCAM-Mini to ESP8266 Wi-Fi module and show pictures on webserver.
  3. How to program ESP8266 to upload pictures to a webserver using http POST file method.
  4. How to run circuit from batteries and activate power when PIR detector senses motion.

Zip file contains

  1. ArduCAM libraries used from github
  2. A sketch for http POST file to be programmed to ESP from Arduino IDE.
  3. Webserver directory with a php script to receive pictures and a php script to generate picture list.



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    2 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Could it work as security cam? Detects movements and sends fotos to e-mail?

    What have to be changed in the code?

    Thank you.


    2 years ago

    Thank you so much for the much needed documents :)