The ProtoCam+ is great little prototyping board for the Raspberry Pi model A+ and also fits nicely on the B+. Assembly is relatively simple (simply solder the extended GPIO header onto the board) and then you are read to prototype. In the photos above I soldered three jumbo LEDs to the board and then used short lengths of cable on the reverse.
Once the prototype has been built it is then a simple job of attaching the camera module to the board. In my example I have attached three LEDs to show the status of a time-lapse sequence.
- Camera is mounted as part of the large prototyping surface
- Full access to the 40 GPIO pins
- 0, 3V and 5V power rails
- The camera mounts onto the rear of the board with the lens pushed through a hole
- Covers the entire surface of the A+ Pi
- Fils neatly onto the B+ Pi
- Comes with a short 85mm camera cable which folds under the board neatly
- Nearly 300 connections available in lines of 3 or 4