Useful tools for learning and project planning:
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Image resolution calculator
Theia’s lens calculator lets you see the level of image detail that you can expect from different lens-camera combinations.
LED lighting: infrared and white light
RayTec: Videos that show LED lighting systems in action.
Note: cameras require light in order to function at night, no light = no image. Thermal imaging is the exception to this rule.
Solar powered projects