This Raspberry Pi Polaroid Camera Project Puts Snapchat to Shame #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Remember how fun Polaroids were? Recreate the instant gratification with this project from Sam Zeloof on Twitter using Pi and a thermal printer.
Receipt printer Polaroid camera – @Raspberry_Pi cam + @adafruit thermal printer + a few days of cramming electronics into a small box = almost exactly what I hoped for, terrible B&W instant prints and full res color images stored on SD card or accessible over WiFi! pic.twitter.com/adGsD7Aabz
Taking pictures on the Raspberry Pi just got old school with maker Sam Zeloof’s Polaroid Pi project! Using a receipt printer and Raspberry Pi housed inside an old Pronto Polaroid Land camera, he’s able to print images on demand.
The project uses a Raspberry Pi with an Adafruit thermal printer. The printer can be used to print anything using a roll of thermal receipt paper. Zeloof rigged the printer to produce black and white images instead of the usual text.
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