Motion sensor hookup to existing camera

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I have a wireless micro camera which I can hook to a VCR, TV, DVD, etc with
RCA connection and record or simply view. I have several cats and I want to
catch one of them in the act of doing something they shouldn't be doing. I
don't want to leave a recorder running all night or day for obvious reasons.
Therefore, I would like to know if there is a way I can connect a motion
sensor to this minor system to have it start recording as soon as a cat is
detected.

Anyone have any ideas how I can go accomplish this? Other ideas are
appreciated as well. I would even consider another surveillance system but
only if it's a decent price as I don't care to spend too much.

Thank you




Re: Motion sensor hookup to existing camera
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Cats are evil.  Shoot first and don't ask questions later.  :-)

Re: Motion sensor hookup to existing camera
You could use an a/v input converter that plugs into the usb port.  Then use
some trial software that is triggered by movement.  Have a quick google and
I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for.

Lee


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Re: Motion sensor hookup to existing camera
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Run something like zoneminder on a linux PC.  It has a motion sensing
feature.

Get a USB video capture widget (they're around $20 off fleabay).


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