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Casio Pi Portable CCTV Monitor @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

from Martin Mander via hackaday.io

Keep an eye on your cats in vintage style with the Casio Pi – a 1990s pocket TV that displays video streams using a built in Raspberry Pi.

The original TV circuit is untouched and the Pi is fixed neatly under the battery cover, playing a video stream from the local network and all powered from a USB power bank.

I love these pocket LCD TVs, especially as they’re so cheap to pick up second hand, I remember paying £2 for this one. Since the analogue TV channels were switched off they’re pretty much useless – unless you have one like this that has the all-important 3.5mm Audio/Video input, in which case you can easily give it a new lease of life with a Raspberry Pi.

It’s a pretty straightforward build – you can see the project in action and follow the whole end-to-end process on the YouTube video at https://youtu.be/SLkvcTYdm-A, there are also links in each Instructable step to the relevant parts of the video.

See project here!


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