Raspberry Pi 2 NCP6343 Camera Flash Reboot

A user reported the fault caused reboot using flash on the rpi forum.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUpnBZv-xm4]

We tested by ourself, the problem will caused by Xenon flash, which explains photoelectric effect.

Mr Upton admitted that he had not been aware that the Pi would be sensitive to camera flashes, but that he was not too upset about it.


Most cameraphone’s LED flash do not work, including nexus 5.

After the rough eye examine, the problem is caused by a DC to DC IC in this area

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More explains here:

It’s so interesting! You got a free thunderstorm sensor now. ^_^

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