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brian
Mar 1, 2018

Your parts list in the 'Instructable' has an issue...

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Your parts list in the 'Instructable' links to an Adafruit CSI extender for adapting the Raspberry Pi Spy Camera flex cable to the RPi Zero camera port, However this is not the same adapter/extender in all your pictures, AND, Adafruit clearly states that their part you link to will NOT adapt standard 15pin RPi camera's including the Spy camera, to the smaller skinny RPi Zero camera port. Can you please fix / clarify this for folks that will be building the OpenEyeTap themselves, (verses using your complete kit)? Because as it stands now, if someone orders all the parts in the Instructable, they will be unable to plug their Spy Camera into the RPi Zero skinny camera port.

 

Thanks! Great Project!

Looking forward to see it progress and gain traction.

 

-Brian

OpenEyeTap Team
Mar 1, 2018

Thanks for pointing this our Brian! It was a mistake indeed, we didn't look at it careful enough and thought it's a 22pin to 15pin csi converter. The one that we used in the tutorial was a vintage converter that we had since many years ago for raspberry pi computing unit, and I think R-Pi doesn't make those converter anymore.

 

In fact, when I search the converter on google, I can't find any supplier. If you know any supplier who is making those converter, please let us know, and we'd like to post their link!

 

Currently, we are using a converter that was designed by our own engineer. I think we should put that on our website as well, since there's no other source to buy them...

 

Thanks,

Max

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