My progeny loves operating our Nerf TerraDrone named James. He is able to animate James while trying to stay out of sight so I got the idea of using the Pi Surveillance Project by Michael Castor from the April/May 2015 edition of Make Magazine to make a poor person’s FPV. This build will require the usual peripherals for working with the Raspberry Pi (HDMI cable and Monitor) plus an ethernet connection.
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