DIY Home Security - ON A BUDGET!

In this video I'll be showing you how to make a low cost DIY home security setup using recycled laptop webcams! Don't forget to add security to your internet with NordVPN: nordvpn.com/diyperks use offer code "DIYPerks" for 66% off!

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  • Taikamuna
    Taikamuna3 ปีที่แล้ว

    It's always a good day when you upload! Keep up the great work ☺

  • S'moKey Tha Bear
    S'moKey Tha Bear2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Your videos are fantastic! Absolutely love the ideas and execution/filming of the process you totally rock for providing this information! Informative and interesting to watch thank so much for taking time out of your day to make this happen!

  • Philip Brady
    Philip Bradyปีที่แล้ว

    wow, great to see old stuff being reused, and functioning better that most off the shelf expensive units.

  • Julien P
    Julien Pปีที่แล้ว

    Hi Matt amazing tutorial as usual!

  • David Larson
    David Larsonปีที่แล้ว

    This is the video I’ve been looking for for a long time. The big issue with off the shelf video cameras is their bulk. What is to prevent someone from coming at it with a golf club? You can make a housing from thin sheet plexiglas so the camera can fit securely in any location. Thanks!

  • man drax
    man draxปีที่แล้ว

    Had never thought about laptop camera wiring before. Useful to know how to identify their wiring protocol and connect via USB. Great stuff as always

  • Haroon Rashid
    Haroon Rashid2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Thanks DIY Perks.

  • Arnold Loudly
    Arnold Loudlyปีที่แล้ว

    Thank you for providing the exact knowledge I needed and exactly no extraneous bollocks. I followed your explantions first time and only needed to rewatch once to check my work. Brilliant mate...Thank you so much.

  • J Lyn
    J Lyn2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I love your videos. They're so full of well explained creativity and you make your advertisements not annoying at all. One of the greatest content creators in my opinion

  • Bozo the clown
    Bozo the clown

    Hey Matt, I just want to say, your videos are really good.

  • Bernard Brixeau Gutierrez
    Bernard Brixeau Gutierrez

    Hey Matt! this was awesome! How about making a USB webcam from an old phone camera module?

  • Alistair Shepherd
    Alistair Shepherdปีที่แล้ว

    I just realised you could make your own video door bell by recycling the laptops screen, microphone and webcam. Alternatively during quarantine you could adapt the smart mirror project by including the webcam remotely for when shaving your own head. So many possibilities 👍🏻

  • Alex
    Alex3 ปีที่แล้ว

    I'm actually blown away that those webcam modules can be hooked up via USB like that! awesome video dude!

  • Julien Pérochon
    Julien Pérochonปีที่แล้ว

    Thank you Mat' for this video and especially for the hint about how to identify the cable of the camera, it worked the first time for me! (even the USB ones, the color code was identical to my USB cable).

  • mike b
    mike bปีที่แล้ว

    Great video. When you think you know everything about computers there's always something new. I would never have guessed it was so easy to hook up an old cam from a scrap laptop. I always thought they were proprietary connections just because they are inside. THANKS

  • TheComputec
    TheComputecปีที่แล้ว

    Genuinely impressed with this. Luckily I work in an It recycling plant so can pick up these webcams for pennies. Definitely going to have a go at this one! cheers for the wire tracing info and root hub tip !

  • Hussein Dhooma
    Hussein Dhooma2 ปีที่แล้ว

    Thanks Matt, always wanted to have a setup like yours, you make it look so easy.

  • Anthony Quinn Jr
    Anthony Quinn Jrปีที่แล้ว

    Love this idea. It would be great to have something like this that worked over cat5 or 6 with POE.

  • john kuckian
    john kuckianปีที่แล้ว

    The oil lamp thing on the right of your desk, i have the exact same one from when my granddad worked in the mines!!

  • Case Nately
    Case Natelyปีที่แล้ว

    Thanks for the tutorial. I tried something similar but broke the camera trying to sort out which wire was which. Wish I had this then! Subscribed and loved. Keep it up!

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