I am trying wire an OV7670 camera, which requires 3.3 volt maximum. This is ensured by following this diagram https://circuitdigest.com/fullimage?i=circuitdiagram_mic/Circuit-Diagram-for-Interfacing-OV7670-Camera-Module-with-Arduino.png when I look at this to put the harness together I end up with something that looks like a bowl of spaghetti. Does anyone have an elegant (or just tidy) way to put it together?
Then, I guess, you have already got the project working satisfactorily? How long are your wires?
Nylon cable ties work great to keep wires under control. So does cable lacing twine. As a last resort, get some multiconductor cable and use it to make the connections.
3.3v from UNO to power the camera
So the UNO is powering the OV7670 camera ?
If so, what current does the OV7670 camera need ?
Not working yet, every time I move any part half the wires fall out of the sockets. Unless I create something more durable in the way of wiring I'll never get there
Haven't seen anything on current draw from the camera just that it ONLY takes 3.3 volts, hadn't even thought about current.
Make up a header cable:
I can make the cables when needed, I have bought 100 each 150mm of socket to socket and plug to plug and 200 plug to socket ready made and have parts to make others including 3 metres of 25 core ribbon and several 600mm 68 core SCSI cables. What I can't get right is a neat way to make the Power, Ground, SIOD, SIOC and XCLK leads as illustrated.
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