Webcam delay on octoprint

#1

Hey, have been using octoprint doing good, but it seems my webcam stream is delayed like 4-5 seconds, is it possible to find out the delay time and the cause of this?

#2

You'd probably want to include more information here (especially which model of Raspi you're using, what brand of webcam, number of plugins you have installed, whether or not you're using OctoLapse).

I note that on my printer (Raspberry Pi 3B with the Raspberry Pi NoIR v2 ribbon-based webcam) I get the same delay usually. But I load down my Raspi with the PIXEL Desktop and Conky scripts for days so I'm likely shooting myself in the foot in that regard.

#3

I'm using Raspberry PI Model 3B and Raspberry Pi 5MP Camera Board Module 500W Pixels AF30, i havent installed any plugins yet and i think i'm not using the octolapse since i never touched it. Accessing my octoprint from google chrome from my laptop.

#4

Okay, the Raspi has plenty of processing power (four cores). I think a small delay is what is to be expected (unless you drop down the resolution). If you did that, it would likely be closer to reality.

#5

Okay thanks for the advice, and maybe kinda stupid but how to change the resolution of my Raspi camera, is there a guide for this?

#6

How can I change mjpg_streamer parameters on OctoPi?