LEDs are not the greatest light sensors, and unless you've got a large aperture lens, they're not going to get much light - why did you choose them?Phototransistors would be better, I'd've thought.Before you commit to such a large number, why not experiment with one?
to get the best possible light I will be shooting between f8-f11
Quoteto get the best possible light I will be shooting between f8-f11I'm thinking your version of Stookie Bill is going to need an awful lot of light.With such a physically large array of sensors (even if you use tiny SMD LEDs) you'll have to account for the difference of angle-of-incidence between on-axis sensors and the ones near the edge, I would imagine.Have you thought of using a linear array, and scanning?I've heard of at least one project that used a flatbed scanner in a plate camera setup.
Important question is will the Arduino board be able to process the information from this amount of sensors?
somewhere between 1/60th and 1/125th of a second.
As for greyscale resolution, the minimum need for image detail is 16bit,
Quotesomewhere between 1/60th and 1/125th of a second.In which case, you're probably not in Arduino territory. Not single ones, anyway.Do the simple arithmetic - 9600 (roughly) conversions per second says you'd need 1/10th of a second to do the readout.QuoteAs for greyscale resolution, the minimum need for image detail is 16bit,That's also blown you out without an external ADC, in which case, I don't see much need for an Arduino.I think 16 bit for a LED is hugely optimistic.
I don't really understand what's going on here
surly that can be done afterwards with programming,
QuoteI don't really understand what's going on hereSome background reading http://www.merl.com/papers/docs/TR2003-35.pdfQuotesurly that can be done afterwards with programming,I'm rude, but you're surly. Let's call it quits
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