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in this video we're going to talk about a wiring update for our camera we're taking the camera power button wires out from the transistor and resistor setup that we had we're twisting those together we were going to use a wire nut to tie those together which is this orange thing but we decided not to it was too big so we're gonna solder those together just using a soldering iron and some solder and that'll that'll hopefully give us a instant-on and we'll be able to take our pictures much more rapidly we were having a lot of time a lot of problems with the lag and the picture taking too long so now we're connecting manually connecting our shutter camera shutter and you can see it's taking pictures right away so we don't have to wait anymore because the power is always being fed to the camera and we're able to take the pictures with our shutter by just um controlling that shutter button so we're taking out the transistor and resistor for the power button and reconnecting our shutter button and so that should accelerate the time that it takes to now this may drain our battery faster but at this point in time that's okay so we're gonna trim off a little bit of our what do you call heat shrink and we'll be using our heat shrink gun to protect that new joint that we've created and we're just gonna tuck that inside Bitsy's shell and we won't worry too much about it because it will we've demonstrated that it works there so it doesn't greatly improve the the how quickly the camera can take a photograph which is is important and so we're just going to tape that end off there and so we've got our new connection and we'll tuck that into the shell like said and so now our camera should function much more responsibly than it had in the past right now what we're doing is we're we also realized that when we wanted to get the pictures off of our camera we had to we couldn't connect to the camera because it's below the the USB connector the mini USB connector on the side of the camera is too low so we weren't able to connect to the cable so what we're gonna do is modify the outer shell just a little bit of the bit see so that we can get the case able to connect to the camera more easily it looked like it would connect before but we hadn't done it so we're just cutting off just a little bit of the outer part of that shell and that's gonna allow us to raise up the the right-hand side of the camera okay so now that we've got that trimmed out just a little bit there we can loosen the nut there on the right hand side and move the camera up just a little bit we'll adjust the nuts that are underneath the the camera board to to raise the camera up and make sure that it stays high enough to access our USB board our USB port I should say on the camera board there so just using a screwdriver to raise those support nuts that are underneath the camera up and then we'll verify that the camera can be connected to the micro USB cable and it can so that's good and so now we're just going to put our nuts back on the camera tighten it down and we should be good to go