[Durham] BNC to Raspberry

Dougie Nisbet dougie at highmoor.co.uk
Sat Mar 30 12:09:52 UTC 2013

On 29/03/2013 23:47, Oliver Burnett-Hall wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2013 22:37, "Dougie Nisbet" <dougie at highmoor.co.uk 
> <mailto:dougie at highmoor.co.uk>> wrote:
> >
> > Hmmm, it's just a thought, but, could I connect a camera with a BNC 
> connector to a Raspberry Pi? I've had a look through the forums and it 
> doesn't look promising - I think I'd have to get a Phono adapter, to 
> USB, and there are a lot of ifs.
> You're dealing with completely different eras of technology here!
> Google turns up a few BNC to USB adapters, but no mention of Linux 
> support for them.
> I think you're thinking along the right lines already -  get a USB 
> video capture device with a composite video input, and a BNC to RCA 
> convertor. It should work, but it's not guaranteed.
> - olly

It's good to know I'm thinking along the 'right' lines. Currently got a 
provisional 'worth a punt' shopping list of:

http://amzn.to/XO5PgB and http://amzn.to/XO5Tx5

but I haven't rules out trying to get an old bit of hardware and getting 
something like http://bit.ly/XO65fH

This ebay listing (not UK unfortunately) seems to confirm the RCA 
approach http://bit.ly/XO6iiP


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman.lug.org.uk/pipermail/durham/attachments/20130330/3c693b4a/attachment.html>

More information about the Durham mailing list