This tutorial will show you how to periodically transfer images to Amazon S3 file storage service via TimerCAM
Connect the device to the PC. If the port cannot be recognized normally, the user can manually install the
to fix the problem. Take the win10 environment as an example, download the driver file that matches the operating system, unzip it, and install it through the device manager. (Note: In some system environments, the driver needs to be installed twice for the driver to take effect. The unrecognized device name is usually
USB Serial. Windows recommends using the driver file to install directly in the device manager (custom Update), the executable file installation method may not work properly).
Click here to download FTDI driver
For MacOS users, please tick
System Preferences ->
Security and Privacy ->
Allow downloadable apps from the following locations ->
App Store and Approved Developer Options .
Please click the button below to download the corresponding M5Burner firmware burning tool according to the operating system you are using. Unzip and open the application.
MacOS users please put the APP into the
Application folder after the installation, as shown in the figure below.
For Linux users, please switch to the unzipped file path and run
./M5Burner in the terminal to run the application.
Connect the device to the computer-->
Select the corresponding port-->
Switch to TimerCam option-->
Select TimerS3FolderPusher firmware, click download-->Click
Burn to proceed Burning-->Wait for the pop-up window
successful to indicate that the burning is complete
Burn, before burning, you need to configure some related connection parameters for the device.
WIFI SSID: WIFI name. Be careful not to have special characters. The computer that creates the shared folder and TimerCAM must be on the same network.
WIFI PASSWORD: WIFI password
Access Key: AWS Access Key
Secret Key: AWS Secret Key
URL: AWS S3 URL (the path where the folder is located)
File Prefix: The default prefix name of the image
Image Size: Image size
Interval: Image sending interval, the recommended interval is greater than 20s.