For camera related testing -> How to start a teststream without a cam (Raspberry Pi related)


#1

Start in terminal:

/home/pi/mjpg-streamer/mjpg_streamer -i "/home/pi/mjpg-streamer/plugins/input_testpicture/input_testpicture.so -d 1 -r 960x720" -o "/home/pi/mjpg-streamer/output_http.so -p 4000 -w ./"

then add

http://<yourIP>:4000/?action=stream
#and
http://<yourIP>:4000/?action=snapshot

to your camera settings

then you get:


#2


its so great if it works :smiley:


#3

Interesting. I've been using my live server camera when testing. This looks like a good alternative solution.


#4

printerview

So fixed displaying the Printername

I clean it up and make a pullrequest @


#5

I did not know that you could do that, thanks.

But of course, within 60 seconds my mind is creating an April Fool's joke which would involve hacking a friend's printer and putting something like this into the pseudo-stream:

epicfail


#6

LOL !!!

You're mean

Oh, wait, this has to be 20 characters... Yer a mean and evil hacker bent on taking over the world... Sounds like fun. Can I help ?