[mythtv-users] convoluted questiom

James jam at tigger.ws
Tue Dec 28 05:40:57 UTC 2021

> On 27 Dec 2021, at 11:33 pm, Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mike thanks
>> despite being told 'you probably need zoneminder' I probably would not have tried before reading your synopsis. I will build a test system the only hastle is to stop it talking to mummy and still be live on lan
>> James
> One thing you can consider is to go DIY for your cameras. This alleviates the problem of phoning home as you mentioned, and is also an inexpensive solution. ( Less than $10 US per camera ).
> I used these ESP32  / Camera combos and installed the software that came with setting up to program them in the Arduino IDE. There are lots of YouTube videos showing how to program them.
> Here is an amazon link for them:
> https://www.amazon.com/AiTrip-ESP32-CAM-Bluetooth-Dual-core-Development/dp/B07WCFGMTF/ <https://www.amazon.com/AiTrip-ESP32-CAM-Bluetooth-Dual-core-Development/dp/B07WCFGMTF/>
> You will need to come up with a method for enclosing them, but  dummy security cameras can be ‘upgraded' with these to become true security cameras. :-)

Thanks for the link, but it would be impossibly hard to redo the camera
http://tigger.ws/downloads/diver.png <http://tigger.ws/downloads/diver.png>

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