DIY Home Security - ON A BUDGET!

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DIY Perks

Acum 2 ani

In this video I'll be showing you how to make a low cost DIY home security setup using recycled laptop webcams! Don't forget to add security to your internet with NordVPN: use offer code "DIYPerks" for 66% off!
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Gark44 Acum 20 minute
Used this instead of buying a new webcam, just had a work interview using it.
Tony Acum 3 ore
Can we use iPhone cameras though?
William Bauce
William Bauce Acum 15 ore
would it be possible to hook up snake cameras to a dvr cctv system? Thanks!
Rafiqkie Muaddib
Rafiqkie Muaddib Acum o Zi
Ondřej Líkař
Ondřej Líkař Acum o Zi
Great tip, but I think that better way could be LAN camera - then you can power it with POE and you don't need so many repeaters to pover it via USB, is there same way how to do it? Thanks.
rbhnr Acum o Zi
So how do they look at night with no infrared functionality ?
no Acum 4 Zile
i just make my phone stream and then record it with obs boom
Cynthia Jane
Cynthia Jane Acum 4 Zile
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Shubham Vakharia
Shubham Vakharia Acum 5 Zile
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Muhammad Usman
Muhammad Usman Acum 5 Zile
should ve watched cat videos.
Ninjashadow Acum 7 Zile
Imagine if he starts gaming
Goofydeadpool 79
Goofydeadpool 79 Acum 7 Zile
WHat if my camera connector is a flex cable?
Random Dude
Random Dude Acum 8 Zile
YouTube Alpha
YouTube Alpha Acum 8 Zile
junyang chin
junyang chin Acum 8 Zile
Can we do it with old mobile phone?
Praneat Data
Praneat Data Acum 9 Zile
Can I use old smartphone camera for this
edz de la vega
edz de la vega Acum 10 Zile
Is it also possible to use an old phone camera?
Uwe Acum 11 Zile
NordVPN? Dislike!
Enzo Tech
Enzo Tech Acum 11 Zile
Very interesting project.I did the same connection but i was confronted with the USB problem.Using the 1.5 USB cable, i got the image but once i extended the USB cable to let say 30m i wasn't capable of having images.Is it due to the type of usb? Or it depends on the type(capacity ( of my computer?
Kholdstare Acum 11 Zile
How is that a budget? You need to buy all the cams, the root hubs, the laptop, tons of VERY LONG wires, the rubber junk, etc.
Bozo the clown
Bozo the clown Acum 12 Zile
Hey Matt, I just want to say, your videos are really good. I am an electronics guy myself and my explanations are not as smooth as yours so yeah... well done mate... I will keep watching your wonderful presentations. All the best from Australia... ==BOZE==
junyang chin
junyang chin Acum 14 Zile
Is It possible make it to become driving camera?
Eduardo Trinidad
Eduardo Trinidad Acum 14 Zile
And for night vision?
Horse Renoir84
Horse Renoir84 Acum 15 Zile
Ive seen 3 of your videos today and well...ya got yourself a subscriber! Thanks my man...I truly appreciate your work
Smart DiY
Smart DiY Acum 15 Zile
Nice idea🤗
Jim Matrix
Jim Matrix Acum 17 Zile
Can you make a hearing aid from salvaged microphone connected to earphone (The type used by doctors to speak to hearing loss patients)? Please post the circuit diagram.
Mannuel Sky
Mannuel Sky Acum 18 Zile
Hello DIY Perks can you make a video on old phone cams
JJ Che
JJ Che Acum 18 Zile
JJ Che
JJ Che Acum 18 Zile
88.2 9e Simlso
JJ Che
JJ Che Acum 18 Zile
4. what ā nightmarĕ
Kaavi Sharma
Kaavi Sharma Acum 19 Zile
Can you please tell me how to use them without laptop
Gabriel Rese
Gabriel Rese Acum 19 Zile
Muy buen vídeo, no entiendo lo que dices pero no veas lo bien que explicas, un saludo. thank you...
JustJesseツ Acum 21 o Zi
Yep. It worked. Until the solder pads ripped off..
Master Wrench
Master Wrench Acum 21 o Zi
Wow! Fun & informative!
T El
T El Acum 22 Zile
I aave dead cellphones with camera as well as an old external desktop computer camera . Can I modify them too ? Maybe I can mix & match such cemeras into a security setup like your ? thx
HugoSam_2805 Acum 23 Zile
Hi, is there a way to put the camera on Homebridge in raspberry Pi
Brian Raquel
Brian Raquel Acum 25 Zile
can you make a video for a wireless connection?
Patrick Callihan
Patrick Callihan Acum 25 Zile
Worked 1st Try! As you said absolutely use a multimeter to find the wires. Old Lenovo camera RED was GND! Thanks for the info.
william galindo
william galindo Acum 25 Zile
Vinicius Elias
Vinicius Elias Acum 26 Zile
Hi Matt, Realy Nice Videos! Can you help me ? I'm trying to convert a camera from an old broken laptop using your tutorial. After removing the camera I am not able to find the ground wire. I'm using a multimeter and the hole in the PCB, the camera has only 4 wires, the 2 tangled and 2 others. I tested the 4 wires and none has continuity. Is there any other way to find the wires correctly?
Jeffrey Eslopor
Jeffrey Eslopor Acum 26 Zile
I tried this, but it does not work with longer cables.
Brawl Box
Brawl Box Acum 26 Zile
well done
noaquie b
noaquie b Acum 28 Zile
Not going to read all the comments. But it would be interesting instead of running all those USB wires would it not be easier to use wi-fi module connected to the camera. All that is needed not would be to use all those USB adapters collected over the years.
YeahYeahBoy Acum 28 Zile
bitweb Acum 29 Zile
The vpn add is crap pal
Sister Mary Clements
Sister Mary Clements Acum lună
the best home security is a big dog.
Blake Acum lună
What kind of connector is that on the end? I bought a webcam like this but it didn't come with the cable. I'm tempted to just take that connector off and solder the wires onto the board.
Logan Jarrell
Logan Jarrell Acum lună
The webcam I hooked up seems to get extremely hot after a short time. Is that normal? I know we don't usually touch these when they're inside our computers so I really don't know.
Ervin Acum lună
Any sites/videos/articles that explains how to turn this diy build into a wireless device?
The Silver Snake
The Silver Snake Acum lună
Can u show us how turn it into a ip camera or maybe how we can connect it to a lan cable
Dani I.A
Dani I.A Acum lună
How do you attach an camera with a mic to USB?
Pizarro Acum lună
could u make it wireless?
ANANT JAIN Acum lună
awesome, only night vision is lacking but otherwise a great setup :)
Blondie SL
Blondie SL Acum lună
That ContaCam looks interesting. It appears to be using the H.264 protocols AND can handle up to 16 cams! (as long as the computer it's installed on can handle 16 USB inputs... unlikely.. but it's doable with a couple of high-end powered USB hubs. (or should be). I look at this video and his other ones about using old laptop webcams and I cringe! As a tech, I can't even count how many old laptops we tossed in the trash (recycled) that I could have stripped out old cams from. This just never crossed my mind. LOL Oh well.
Elocin Anagram
Elocin Anagram Acum lună
Can you do this with dead and old phone cameras?
Kenneth Lim
Kenneth Lim Acum lună
Your videos are great .
MarkBonerea Acum lună
So after soldering just plug into laptop and it will automatically recognize the camera and install the driver???
Logan Jarrell
Logan Jarrell Acum lună
Pretty much. It sounds like it may not work like that every time, but it did for me. My computer immediately recognized it as "Laptop Integrated Webcam" and it was plug and play
Pratik Gauns
Pratik Gauns Acum lună
Is it possible to use this camera in fpv drone ?
NOSfusion Acum lună
On a budget, so like what, a few hundred dollars... Oh, you mean for less than a latte kind of budget. Outstanding.
Aaron Tidbury
Aaron Tidbury Acum lună
nice house matt
freebeenergy Acum lună
how about fpv pilot cam?
Bernard Brixeau Gutierrez
Bernard Brixeau Gutierrez Acum lună
Hey Matt! this was awesome! How about making a USB webcam from an old phone camera module?
Imran Khan
Imran Khan Acum lună
Fabulous work 👍🏻 can you tell me how to make it NightVision camera with a laptops 💻 cameras ?
fu ckSociety
fu ckSociety Acum lună
EXTREMELY low resolution cameras .usb cable length limits application distance, always run computer - useless security system DISLIKE!
brandon dorion
brandon dorion Acum lună
5:56 scary
Punjabi Food And Travel
Punjabi Food And Travel Acum lună
Jadee Beth
Jadee Beth Acum lună
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ryanhaart Acum lună
Won't watch or subscribe because of mid-roll ads. Bye
Cotten Acum lună
ChillState Acum lună
use the female usb port u chopped off to make some otg cables for phones, if u didnt throw them away already
SoliviturAmbulando Acum lună
Excellent instructions.
Erick Diaz
Erick Diaz Acum lună
Hey how could this work for making a dash cam? Great videos btw!
Daniel E. F.
Daniel E. F. Acum 2 luni
Another fantastic and relevant diy. Thank you mate.
Senise Quinn
Senise Quinn Acum 2 luni
Excellent ☺️
Imad Ahmad
Imad Ahmad Acum 2 luni
Hi, i wonder if you could do the same to mobile camera?
Brandon Emerine
Brandon Emerine Acum 2 luni
what if the web cam has 7 wires
GrapeNuts Acum 2 luni
thanks for this, i've been looking into CCTV but didn't want to fork out on something like a ring doorbell.
SebastianoG31 Acum 2 luni
I'am ask if it's possibile, for increase the number of camera, use a USB hub or it dosn't work?
Phil Mangini
Phil Mangini Acum 2 luni
Can you do this with a tablet too?
Nexalian Gamer
Nexalian Gamer Acum 2 luni
Thx now I can build an endoscope and see what's inside my rectum.
a3qn Acum 2 luni
use raspberry pi here.
Lesego Modutwane
Lesego Modutwane Acum 2 luni
this is great. I do however have a question. is there anything that could be done with night vision. would the laptop cameras work at night?
Felix Brezo
Felix Brezo Acum 2 luni
Just a question many of you may know: I got one of the cables broken during my noob manipulation of the webcam and now I'm trying to find USB connectors to the Webcam board itself as the one shown in 2:22. Can these cables/components be acquired by themselves in electronic shops and so on? The point is that I made some searches using words like "USB internal connectors", "motherboard USB connectors" and others but I guess that i'm not finding the appropiate keywords since the products I'm finding cannot be attached to that type of plugs.
Frank Douma
Frank Douma Acum 2 luni
I have no knowledge about this sort of stuff but after a bit of googling I found something that looks similar when searching for "Micro jst 1.25"
Victor Pacamalan
Victor Pacamalan Acum 2 luni
Mine just burned after doing it
Victor Pacamalan
Victor Pacamalan Acum 27 Zile
Higher voltage than the recommended maybe the problem
Logan Jarrell
Logan Jarrell Acum lună
did yours get super hot too? I ran my cam for...maybe 15 min? It was actually hot to the touch. Can't be normal right?
f Dubuc
f Dubuc Acum 2 luni
I have a question ! how did you conntect the 5 wire from the webcam to the 4 wire of the usb cable I do understand Data to data (2 wired) / power to power (2 data) / so there is only the ground left and another one ... what do i do with them ?
MySickstring Acum 2 luni
I love your videos. I also want to call you Reek every time I get a notification. Damn you, GoT!
RyanWake bradtelle
RyanWake bradtelle Acum 2 luni
Why would you buy a USB camera, when you can get a camera that works over Wi-Fi for $5. Jk I know this video is old
You Tuber
You Tuber Acum 2 luni
Does this work on your android phone direct too or is it better to add a diode to the positive when using on a phone?
animeholic777 Acum 2 luni
hi, i really interested this video, can you make it again but from broken phone camera?
Adrian Hermosillo
Adrian Hermosillo Acum 2 luni
Now you can also find phone cameras for free, is harder to do?
I have a question given this video was made 2yrs ago. If you wire them to USB c can you get more than one camera per connection?
Herbie Rackley
Herbie Rackley Acum 2 luni
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DarkslayerNinja Acum 2 luni
I wonder if it is possible can be put in motorcycle helmet...
Troy Moore
Troy Moore Acum 2 luni
what if you want to have sound as well as video input?
Florrie McCarthy
Florrie McCarthy Acum 2 luni
Im so confused. He found ground, power, 2 data cables, but there were 5 cables on every camera. What about the fifth one??
Erick Ojango
Erick Ojango Acum 2 luni
Hi, am concern with the webcam cable you just extended behind the screen lid and connected the USB extension, how is configured out?, kindly plz.
ANITA T Acum 2 luni
Can you use cameras from old cell phones
Bloodyz Acum 2 luni
i tested this on two different webcams, and it never fucking worked (maybe cuz i'm dumb, idk)
Shahzaib Usman
Shahzaib Usman Acum 2 luni
This video is very helpful indeed can i use an external 5v supply rather than using USB power if it is possible it will help me using existing wires with multiple cams
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