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Video recording help, read details

  1. Dec 21, 2012 #1
    I'm trying to make a helmet cam for when i go snowboarding, i have a few small cameras to use, ps2 eye-toys and a small one labeled "pc 166 xs ".

    my first question is regarding the small camera, its cable has 4 wires (2 black, red, blue) and im not sure which are power and which are video input/outputs. how can i find out?

    my second question is how can i make these cameras record and save video?
    i have a variety of electronic components to work with as well as a few dismantled digital cameras and sd cards for memory, i also have a basic stamp.

    im new to electronics so any info on any of this would be very helpful
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  3. Dec 25, 2012 #2


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    Hi maggiemay, http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/5725/red5e5etimes5e5e45e5e25.gif [Broken]

    Perhaps have a look online at similar cameras, maybe there is a standard color convention for the leads? Are you able to see any of the electronics in the camera, to maybe see what the different colors connect to? Post a pic if you can. Beyond this, I'm afraid I'm no help.

    I wish you well with your project.
    http://img803.imageshack.us/img803/4666/holly1756.gif [Broken]
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