RUHAcam – the Raspberry Pi-powered digital camera you can print

Ruha Cheng & Penk Chen
(Image credit: Ruha Cheng & Penk Chen)

The RUHAcam is perhaps the best pick of the many photo-centric DIY projects inspired by Raspberry Pi's High Quality Camera module, which was released last year. This project can be easily built at home by computer programming enthusiasts.

Made from scratch by Ping-Hsun 'penk' Chen and Ruha Cheng, the retro-style RUHAcam digital camera is built around a Raspberry Pi Zero W connected to a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera module, which features a 12.3MP Sony IMX477 sensor.

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Laurence McJannet

Laurence is an NCTJ-trained journalist with nearly 20 years' editorial experience gained on a wide range of publications, from The Beirut Times in Lebanon to The Sunday Times, and including recent freelance engagements with Future's cycling and automotive portfolios, Outdoor Fitness, and The English Home. He has recently been undertaking a sports broadcast journalism MA at Southampton Solent, gaining valuable TV and radio experience, and am currently videographer for Frome Town FC soccer team. He is the author of Bikepacking (Wild Things Publishing, 2016).