Table 1

Store-bought components list

ProductVendorCatalog numberPriceComment
RASPBERRY PI BOARD:
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B
(1/2/4/8GB)
Anywheren/a$35–75Can be purchased as a kit with accessories at a higher cost
CAMERA MODULE:
Arducam Wide Angle Day-Night Vision for Raspberry Pi Camera
[FOV: 170° (D) × 140° (H)]
UCTRONICS
https://bit.ly/39PKPH8
B003507$32.99
ACCESSORIES:
MicroSD Card (16GB)PiShop.us
https://bit.ly/38Nc45c
936$7.95Any microSD card with a minimum storage space of 64MB would work
Raspberry Pi 4 Compatible Heavy-Duty Aluminum Alloy Case with Pre-installed Ready to Connect FanVilros
https://bit.ly/3GnbeIQ
VILP015$14.99Any case with camera ribbon cable and GPIO access would work;
Metal cases with preinstalled cooling fan would be preferred to prevent overheating of the Raspberry Pi board
Standard USB to USB-C Cable (6 ft)Vilros
https://bit.ly/3alpw0C
VILP103$4.99Any USB-C type cable capable of data transferring
Jumper Cable Pin Header Connector Housing Assortment KitAmazon
https://amzn.to/3z3Z0mu
B077X8XV2J$12.98For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
Ring Terminal, Non Insulated, 22–16 Wire Size, #4 Stud SizeAmazon
https://amzn.to/3LKqUH9
B005GDFMSG$11.23For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
Red Black 2 Pin Wires 22 AWG (100 ft)Amazon
https://amzn.to/3wJhnvN
B0793N3WZZ$18.99For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
Heat Shrink Tubing KitJameco
https://bit.ly/3NxH5bX
2095963$17.95For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
Crimping Tool SetAmazon
https://amzn.to/38Fy1mR
B0045CUMLQ$66.74For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
Wire StripperGrainger
https://bit.ly/3MOaMps
1XFZ6$34.25For wiring the IR LED boards to use them independently of the camera board
4-Port USB PCIe CardCDW
https://bit.ly/3aoX6Tz
6409687$114.99For expanding the total USB bandwidth of the host computer during multicamera recording
  • Vendor, catalog number, and price for all store-bought components used in current build. See Extended Data Table 1-1 for a comprehensive list of parts plus alternative options and additional accessories. See Extended Data Table 1-2 for cost estimates for complete build. n/a: not applicable.