Friday 2 October 2020

A Raspberry Pi dashcam with two cameras and a GPS

This is a guide on how to build a dashcam using the Raspberry Pi computer.

A quick how-to configure a 4G connection with VPN here.

A brief configuration guide for the Pi 4 is now here.

Some more detailed but probably out of date information for the older versions below...

  Installing Arch Linux or Raspbian, OS setup, camera configurations etc.

How to wire up the button, LEDs and GPS using the Pi's GPIO pins
  A simple button for shutdown / reboots, status LEDs and an easy to connect GPS.

The built-in version
  I decided to try and hide things away and make it automated.
  What was used and how it was connected up.

Here are a some videos of the dashcam in action…