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Offline MattBotTopic starter

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« on: August 01, 2008, 04:36:31 PM »
What type of cable would I use if I needed to tether it to my bot? I was told USB wouldn't work over long distance.
Would I have to use coax cable?
Or can you transmit images with bluetooth?


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Re: digital camera
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008, 07:11:22 PM »
You can transmit any kind of data via bluetooth, but I doubt its bandwidth will allow live video.
USB is not supposed to work over 5 meters, regardless of cable type.

Get a camera with a video output, get a coax cable for that, and get a tv-tuner card for your pc to watch the signal. It should allow a range well over 5m.

Do you really want to tether your bot?  :-\
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Re: digital camera
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2008, 10:00:17 AM »
You can transmit any kind of data via bluetooth, but I doubt its bandwidth will allow live video.
USB is not supposed to work over 5 meters, regardless of cable type.

Get a camera with a video output, get a coax cable for that, and get a tv-tuner card for your pc to watch the signal. It should allow a range well over 5m.

Do you really want to tether your bot?  :-\


Wait, Bluetooth cant transmit live video?
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Re: digital camera
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2008, 09:22:19 PM »
Why not just get a cheap wireless camera off of Ebay?


And nope, bluetooth cannot transmit high-res video . . .

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Re: digital camera
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2008, 01:06:43 PM »
Why not just get a cheap wireless camera off of Ebay?


And nope, bluetooth cannot transmit high-res video . . .


I thought it could, so what would the best way of making a remote controlled car with a camera on it that xmits live streaming video (IE. a bombot or something that police/swat uses)
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Re: digital camera
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2008, 01:10:05 PM »
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a cheap wireless camera off of Ebay
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