Pimoroni have developed a tiny, stylish, fully adjustable camera mount for the Raspberry Pi camera! This Rasperry Pi camera mount is a small no-frills mount ideal for desktop or light tripod use. It also avoids you having Sugru or Blu-tak on your precious camera board! This is the latest version, compatible with the V2 Raspberry Pi Camera Modules!
The kit comes complete with 5 x M2 nuts, 5 x M2 bolts and 2 x black acrylic mounting plates.
Pimoroni's Raspberry Pi Camera Mount Features:
Allows Four Different Angles of Repose.
Includes Four Screws to Secure the Raspberry Pi Camera
Made from Lush Matte Black Acryclic in the UK
1/4 inch hole for tripod mounting. (Requires nut which is NOT included)
1. Attach board to large plate
Take the large plate, and place the camera module lens into the square hole, such that the screw holes on the camera module line up with the screw holes on the plate.
2. Screw it
Use the 4 nuts and bolts to attach the camera module to the plate. Do not over tighten. The module board must be straight, not bowed, under the pressure of the screws.
3. Trim screw excess
Carefully using clippers or scissors, trim any excess from the screws.
4. Second plate
Clips the second plate into one of the 4 sets of slots along the sides of the main plate. The set you choose determines the angle the camera rests at. The ribbon cable should be at the top of the assembly.
5. We'll fix it in software
The camera's natural orientation is fixed to be with the cable at the bottom, which is awkward with such a springy cable. You flip it by using raspistill -vf -o filename.jpg to correct the orientation.
To attach the camera mount to a tripod, clip the second plate to the lowest set of slots. Now place the hole in the second plate onto the tripod thread and gently screw until attached. The slight angle of the camera mount keeps the screw secure.