Deactivate night vision (IR) on Hikam S5

Using the Hikam S5 with the Synology surveillance station was leading to many false positives. These false positives occur when the the camera was switching between day and nights visions.

As there is any software solution to deactivate the night vision mod on the Hikam S5, we’ll do a simple hardware modification.

First step, remove the back cover (4 screws) :
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Arduino 1.8.1 IDE on Ubuntu 16.10


Download the last version on : https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software

Uncompress the archive :

tar -xvf arduino-1.8.1-linux64.tar.xz

Move the new created folder in the optional add-on software packages folder :

sudo mv arduino-1.8.1 /opt/

Make the install script executable :

sudo chmod +x /opt/arduino-1.8.1/install.sh

Install it :

/opt/arduino-1.8.1/install.sh

You should have this output :

Adding desktop shortcut, menu item and file associations for Arduino IDE... done!

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1. Installation

We’ll assume that your OS (Raspbian) is installed and the network is configured.

1.1 Preparation

Update your system and install some software that we’ll need later (to compile) :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install git cmake libusb-1.0-0-dev build-essential lsof

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