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#1 Timako


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Posted 18 September 2018 - 20:49


I am new to UV photography and looking forward to learn a lot about it in this forum!
I am very interested in using UV photography to create awareness about sun protection and to help visualize "sun protection" at an early age to children (and sun damage to adults). I am especially interested in low-cost options of UV photography- that will function in normal sunlight without any additional light sources. My first attempt at buying a UV webcam ​(Model: XNiteUSB2S-MUV) was definitely not successful, so hope that with this forum and wealth of information provided by its members, I will be able to make a more informed decision on purchasing the right equipment.

#2 nfoto

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 21:43

Welcome to UVP. There are members here involved in similar tasks so help should be available !

#3 JMC


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Posted 20 September 2018 - 13:51

Timako, can you share more about how you were trying to use the UV webcam you have? UV imaging is 'quirky' to say the least, and the folks on here may be able to advise some change to the image capture process to help improve it.
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#4 ori333


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Posted 14 September 2020 - 00:20

We are using the same camera. Yes that one is tricky.

#5 ori333


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Posted 15 December 2020 - 19:27

I have an update on the UV USB camera from MaxMax. You will have a very hard time with it outside, best results is indoors under a powerful UV light.
For low cost UV camera we are now testing the new Raspberry Pi camera that MaxMax has. So far it's going well.


We'll keep you update.
Link: https://www.ultravio...__fromsearch__1

Edited by ori333, 15 December 2020 - 19:27.

#6 Andrea B.

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Posted 01 March 2021 - 19:59

Hello Timako and welcome to UVP.
I hope that you were able to talk to the responding members above about your webcam problems and get some additional information?
Andrea G. Blum
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