On 5/9/12 12:19 PM, Fred Kleber wrote:
> Been following this thread with interest. For a very cost effective solution
> (wireless), check out
> The camera of choice seems to be the Canon BL-C1A.
do you mean the discontinued Panasonic BL-C1A? was about $80-90... now
available as used or refurbs?
> A friend has 12 nodes running with IP cameras and IRC at the same time. We
> are looking to have this technology to deploy in emcomm situations.
You'll need to find a camera that is available, and will continue to be
so. This, by the way, is the classic problem with trying to move a
great ham solution into a non-ham user community. We're happy working
with surplus and/or obsolete gear.. you can get it for a good price, we
do our own service, we figure out our own user manuals, etc.
It's really, really hard to have a solution that uses inexpensive
consumer gear (which has a very short market cycle) in these kinds of
applications (where they want it to last at least several years,
> Fred, K9VV / NP2X
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