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RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi

Arducam IMX477 on Raspberry Pi: the need for lighter weight and smaller size. We have released two different products to meet the diverse needs of our customers. However, as more people got their h…

Monochrome Global Shutter Cameras on RPi: OV7251 and OV9281 Camera Drivers Merged to Raspberry Pi Kernel
Monochrome Global Shutter Cameras on RPi: OV7251 and OV9281 Camera Drivers Merged to Raspberry Pi Kernel

You are now only one step away from using OV7251 and OV9281 global shutter cameras on the Raspberry Pi – Enabling the overlay from the recently updated device tree. Many people perform computer a…

RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Jetson
RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Jetson

https://youtu.be/b78TIIlA3WI Arducam IMX477 on Jetson: the need for lighter weight and smaller size. After the release of the Raspberry Pi HQ camera and the breakthrough in the IMX477 Jetson dr…

Best Budget Mini Tripods for Rpi High Quality Camera (2020)
Best Budget Mini Tripods for Rpi High Quality Camera (2020)

Why a mini tripod is necessary for The Rpi High Quality Camera Let’s face it, when you leave aside all the glorious specifications of this Sony IMX477 sensor the Raspberry Pi High Quality Cam…

Using C/CS mount lenses on the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera (Practical Guide)
Using C/CS mount lenses on the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera (Practical Guide)

https://youtu.be/TYYeOuB-BMQ The HQ camera with C/CS-Mount is a big step forward Lens is a crucial part in a camera system that needs flexibility. A single lens cannot meet all needs because th…

Understand the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with M12 Lens and Mount
Understand the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with M12 Lens and Mount

https://youtu.be/FK2hE5IEVOg Interchangeable lenses officially introduced to Raspberry Pi cameras The Raspberry Pi is a versatile minicomputer for makers to build all kinds of projects, but its…

Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Lens Guide – Know about Focal Length, Aperture, and Focus
Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Lens Guide – Know about Focal Length, Aperture, and Focus

https://youtu.be/b1olou0ln_U HQ cam is not the new V3 – it’s not a full camera module If I were asked about a new Pi camera releasing in 2019, I would be thinking about a Raspberry Pi Camera …

Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera 12MP: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy
Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera 12MP: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy

The Raspberry Pi Foundation surprised the community with its release of the 12MP Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera at the end of April. It’s a new game-changer for the Raspberry Pi cameras, but may a…

Synchronized or Not? Issues & Solutions About the Two Camera Connectors (J13 & J49) on Jetson Nano B01 Dev Kit
Synchronized or Not? Issues & Solutions About the Two Camera Connectors (J13 & J49) on Jetson Nano B01 Dev Kit

The latest Jetson Nano revision offers several hardware modifications, including an extra camera slot, as we’ve mentioned in our breakdown of the B01 carrier board changes. This change may imply tha…

Project Jetvariety: How Arducam Makes it Possible to Use Any Camera Module on the Jetson Nano with One Kernel Driver for All
Project Jetvariety: How Arducam Makes it Possible to Use Any Camera Module on the Jetson Nano with One Kernel Driver for All

It was impossible to use a non-IMX219 cam like RPI V1.3 on Jetson Nano, but not anymore. Introducing Project Jetvariety – Increase the Jetson Nano Camera Variety Today we are proud to introduce …

Jetson Nano’s New Compute on Module (CoM) and Carrier Board
Jetson Nano’s New Compute on Module (CoM) and Carrier Board

Nvidia Jetson Nano Has Updated Its Hardware Released in March 2019, the NVIDIA Jetson Nano immediately prevailed in the maker community with its desirable price-performance ratio in AI applications…

Depth Mapping on Jetson Nano
Depth Mapping on Jetson Nano

After proving the feasibility to use Arducam Stereo Camera HAT for depth mapping on the Raspberry Pi, we’ve moved on to the Jetson Nano platform. This blog mainly discusses the application on the Je…

A Quad-Camera System with The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3/3+
A Quad-Camera System with The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3/3+

The Difference Between A Compute Module and A Raspberry Pi Most of us are familiar with the standard Raspberry Pi models, such as the Raspberry Pi 2, 3, 3B+, 4. Aside from these models for the cons…

The Different Kinds of Camera Modules You Can Use with Windows PCs
The Different Kinds of Camera Modules You Can Use with Windows PCs

Cameras on the Windows Platform If you click the start menu on Windows 10, you will probably find an app called “Camera.” On a laptop, the app shows the built-in front-facing camera with some s…

Beginner’s Guide on Choosing the Right Camera Modules for Your Raspberry Pi or Jetson Nano Dev Kit
Beginner’s Guide on Choosing the Right Camera Modules for Your Raspberry Pi or Jetson Nano Dev Kit

When it comes to developing a camera-related project on embedded systems like the Raspberry Pi (RPi) or NVIDIA Jetson Nano (NJN), we will take many factors into consideration. To help you better selec…

Turning An Arduino Board into A Wireless Robot
Turning An Arduino Board into A Wireless Robot

About UCTRONICS :This post is from the UCTRONICS team. UCTRONCIS is a major Arduino and Raspberry Pi components supplier and STEM products manufacturer. Inspired by Arducam IoTai, an ESP32-based board…

Stereo Camera on Nvidia Jetson Nano
Stereo Camera on Nvidia Jetson Nano

Update: The Two MIPI-CSI Connectors on The New Jetson Nano Carrier Board (Rev B01 Kit) Are not Technically Synchronized Although recently NVIDIA has released a new revision of Jetson Nano board B02…

Generate Depth Map on Every Raspberry Pi Model Easily with Arducam Stereo Camera HAT and OpenCV, No Compute Module Needed
Generate Depth Map on Every Raspberry Pi Model Easily with Arducam Stereo Camera HAT and OpenCV, No Compute Module Needed

Stereo vision for Raspberry Pi Most creatures have evolved to see the world with two eyes, but most of the Rasberry Pi models have not – the standard Raspberry Pi only comes with a single camera …

Build a Raspberry Pi Stereo Camera Based Enhanced Vision Project with Synchronized Multiple Cameras
Build a Raspberry Pi Stereo Camera Based Enhanced Vision Project with Synchronized Multiple Cameras

The idea of the Enhanced Vision Goggles “Do we really see the world as it is?” Our Physics teacher, Mr. Hunt, asked our class this question, and then asked if anyone could think of an example o…

Use M12 Lenses on Raspberry Pi Camera V2 with Ease for Wide Angle, Telephoto and Macro Shooting, or Even Turn It into a Spy Camera
Use M12 Lenses on Raspberry Pi Camera V2 with Ease for Wide Angle, Telephoto and Macro Shooting, or Even Turn It into a Spy Camera

Before we startArducam offers lens solution to all Pi camera modules. This blog is about using alternative lenses on the RPi Cam V2. If you are interested in how to use the M12 lens on the latest 12MP…

Multi Camera Solutions for Nvidia Jetson Nano
Multi Camera Solutions for Nvidia Jetson Nano

Things to know about using multiple cameras on Jetson Nano The Nvidia Jetson series is known for its extraordinary performance in artificial intelligence with a small form factor. Since the Jetson …

Wanna Use Synchronized Dual Camera for Raspberry Pi 4 or Stereo Camera HAT for Pi 3B+/3? Arducam Makes Them All Come True
Wanna Use Synchronized Dual Camera for Raspberry Pi 4 or Stereo Camera HAT for Pi 3B+/3? Arducam Makes Them All Come True

Two camera Solution on pi 4, 3B+ and 3 – What you need to know about the background When we talk about a new two-camera solution on RPi, we have to mention the background of the stereo Pi cam…

Introducing Arducam IoTai – The Ultimate IoT (Internet of Things) Board with Camera Support, Based on ESP32 and in the Shape of Arduino UNO
Introducing Arducam IoTai – The Ultimate IoT (Internet of Things) Board with Camera Support, Based on ESP32 and in the Shape of Arduino UNO

IoT Platform with ESP32 If you are interested in maker boards and IoT projects, you must have heard of ESP platforms such as the ESP-32 series. Considering the Wifi and Bluetooth features integrate…

Camera Multiplexer for Raspberry Pi 4: Arducam Solutions for Your Applications, and the Coming Surprises We Prepare for You
Camera Multiplexer for Raspberry Pi 4: Arducam Solutions for Your Applications, and the Coming Surprises We Prepare for You

stero_adapter_board_pi_zeroB0120-arducam-multi-camera-adapter-raspberry-pi Introduction – What stops you from using dual cameras on the Raspberry Pi? Many of the Raspberry Pi users may notice …

Arducam for Raspberry Pi 4 HD Cameras Hand-on: Arducam Ensures Your Compatibilities While Exploring New Opportunities
Arducam for Raspberry Pi 4 HD Cameras Hand-on: Arducam Ensures Your Compatibilities While Exploring New Opportunities

Last week, we finally received the package that contained the Raspberry Pi 4s we had ordered and started testing our camera modules on them. The Good news is that the Raspberry Pi 4 still keeps backwa…

Raspberry Pi 4 and Arducam: New Opportunities and Challenges to Arducam Camera Modules
Raspberry Pi 4 and Arducam: New Opportunities and Challenges to Arducam Camera Modules

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has been released on Jun 29th, and now you have access to up to 4GB of memory and 2 USB 3.0 ports, and that means a lot for Raspberry Pi 4 projects, especially for camera ap…

Arducam Introduces 8MP IMX219 Auto Focus, Wide Angle, Zero-Distortion and Spy Camera to the NVidia Jetson Nano
Arducam Introduces 8MP IMX219 Auto Focus, Wide Angle, Zero-Distortion and Spy Camera to the NVidia Jetson Nano

Before We StartThe Jetson Nano and Jetson Xavier NX comes out with support for the Raspberry Pi camera like IMX219, and Arducam builds all kinds of IMX219 variations for the Jetson Nano to meet differ…

Shrink Your Raspberry Pi Into A 40x25mm SoM(System on Module)
Shrink Your Raspberry Pi Into A 40x25mm SoM(System on Module)

Raspberry Pi the most popular single board computer platform in the education, maker space, even industrial applications and millions of makers build their own project around the Raspberry pi boards. …

Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Camera Is Finally Coming to The Raspberry Pi Thanks to Arducam
Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Camera Is Finally Coming to The Raspberry Pi Thanks to Arducam

We all know that there is a CSI connector on the Raspberry Pi to facilitate the connections of a small camera to the processor, but how should we facilitate the small camera itself? As a professio…

Use Almost Any MIPI Camera Module on Raspberry Pi (up to 18MP)
Use Almost Any MIPI Camera Module on Raspberry Pi (up to 18MP)

Before we startCameras are complex devices that require driver to work, which usually leads us to vendor-specific closed-source solution or no option at all. Arducam aims to address that problem for A…

New Arrival: Arducam’s New Low Distortion Lenses
New Arrival: Arducam’s New Low Distortion Lenses

In our last post of the new M12 Lens Kit, we introduced a variety of lenses that will cover most of the use case scenarios. However, “most” is not enough, and we want to take a step forward to fac…

Arducam M12 Mount Lens Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino Cameras
Arducam M12 Mount Lens Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino Cameras

Over the past few years, Arducam has launched many camera boards for Raspberry Pi with M12 or CS-mount lens holders. One of the many features that outperformed the official ones was the interchangeabl…

Solving the Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Focus Issue with An Auto-Focus Camera Module
Solving the Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Focus Issue with An Auto-Focus Camera Module

The Focus Distance of a V2 Camera Module The viewing distance of the offical Raspberry Pi cameras is 1m to infinity, which means that you will extra works if you need to shoot closer than 1m. In…

Arducam V2.1 Multi-Camera Adapter Board for Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera IMX219
Arducam V2.1 Multi-Camera Adapter Board for Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera IMX219

Introduction Since the old multi-camera adapter board doesn’t work with Raspberry Pi 8MP IMX219 pi camera due to the camera driver issue. Now Arducam team designed upgrade V2.1 multi-camera adapter…

Second Generation ArduCAM USB2.0 Camera Shield
Second Generation ArduCAM USB2.0 Camera Shield

The second generation of Arducam USB2.0 shield is designed to replace the old one released on March 2017 while keeping the same form of factor and software compatible. The highlight of the new USB2.0 …

Arducam USB3.0 Camera Shield
Arducam USB3.0 Camera Shield

Introduction Arducam USB3 camera shield is the latest USB3.0 camera shields, it offers the improved performance and enhanced functions than the previous USB2.0 camera shield. It not only supports h…

ArduCAM NOIR Raspberry Pi camera with Motorized IR Cut Filter
ArduCAM NOIR Raspberry Pi camera with Motorized IR Cut Filter

Background Raspberry pi camera has both color version pi camera board and NoIR version pi camera board. So let’s take a look at the difference between these two types of cameras. The color versio…

Manual Exposure for OV2640
Manual Exposure for OV2640

Overview ArduCAM all given examples are using auto exposure for easy use of the camera. But somethings users want to control the exposure more precisely. This article will cover how to do manually …

ArduCAM USB Camera Shield Released
ArduCAM USB Camera Shield Released

UpdateThis shield was upgraded to a new version. The limitation here doesn’t apply anymore. The ArduCAM USB camera shield is a universal camera control board designed for both PC…

The GotchaCAM Portable DIY Wifi Camera Based Travel and Home Security and Surveillance System
The GotchaCAM Portable DIY Wifi Camera Based Travel and Home Security and Surveillance System

Introduction The GotchaCAM Portable Travel and Home Security and Surveillance System consists of the ArduCAM CC3200 Uno and the software from the book “Home Security System DIY PRO using Android …

Second Generation ArduCAM Shields and Modules
Second Generation ArduCAM Shields and Modules

Introduction ArduCAM series camera shield is a universal camera control board for Arduino. It hides the complex nature of the camera and provides the plug and play camera control interface as well as …

New Book for ArduCAM CC3200 Uno DIY Wifi Security Spy Ghost Hunter Camera Starter Kit
New Book for ArduCAM CC3200 Uno DIY Wifi Security Spy Ghost Hunter Camera Starter Kit

The author Robert Chin wrote a book for Home Security System DIY PRO using Android and TI CC3200 SimpleLink using ArduCAM CC3200 UNO DIY WIFI Start Kit. If you want to build home security system …

World Smallest ESP8266 WIFI Camera
World Smallest ESP8266 WIFI Camera

ArduCAM now released a world smallest low cost ESP8266 WIFI IoT camera kit based on ArduCAM-Mini-2MP-V2 and ArduCAM-ESP8266-Nano module. User can implement a 2MP WIFI camera using HTTP or Websocket pr…

Smallest Raspberr Pi Clone – 24 x 24mm Coin Size Raspberry Pi Compatible Board
Smallest Raspberr Pi Clone – 24 x 24mm Coin Size Raspberry Pi Compatible Board

ArduCAM team now is developing a coin size Raspberry Pi compatible compute module. The total size of the SOM is 24mm x 24mm, compared to the official Raspberry Pi compute module and new Pi ZERO, it wi…

8MP Sony IMX219 Camera for Raspberry Pi
8MP Sony IMX219 Camera for Raspberry Pi

Introduction ArduCAM team just released a 8MP Raspberry Pi compatible camera based on the same Sony IMX219 image sensor. It’s capable of 3280 x 2464 pixel static images, and also supports 1080p30, 72…

ArduCAM porting for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM porting for Raspberry Pi

As ArduCAM is general purpose camera, it can be used on any micro controller platform not limited to Arduino, and now ArduCAM team port the code library to Raspberry Pi family. Thanks to the uniform …

ArduCAM ESP8266 UNO board for Arduino Camera
ArduCAM ESP8266 UNO board for Arduino Camera

Introduction ArduCAM now released an ESP8266 based Arduino board for ArduCAM mini camera modules while keeping the same form of factors and pinout as the standard Arduino UNO R3 board. The high lig…

New Book “Home Security Systems DIY” using ArduCAM Mini Camera Module
New Book “Home Security Systems DIY” using ArduCAM Mini Camera Module

The author Robert Chin wrote a book for Home Security Systems DIY using Android and Arduino using ArduCAM Mini camera module Arduino and Android. For Arduino and its camera fans, it is right for …

ArduCAM CC3200 UNO Board for Energia
ArduCAM CC3200 UNO Board for Energia

Introduction ArduCAM team now announces to release a new CC3200 UNO board which is full featured development board almost like a combination of CC3200 Launchpad plus CC3200CAMBOOST pack from TI while …

Arduino Panorama Photography with ArduCAM
Arduino Panorama Photography with ArduCAM

Panoramic photograph is a technique of photography, using specialized equipment or software, that captures images with elongated fields of view. It is sometimes known as wide format photography. In or…

ArduCAM now Supports ESP8266 Arduino Board with WIFI Websocket Camera Demo
ArduCAM now Supports ESP8266 Arduino Board with WIFI Websocket Camera Demo

It is good news to hear that the Arduino IDE support was announced on the ESP8266 community forum, the source code can be found from . It is more than another Arduino board, but can be thoug…

ArduCAM Rev.C+ Shield Released
ArduCAM Rev.C+ Shield Released

Introduction ArduCAM series camera shield is a universal camera control board for Arduino. It hides the complex nature of the camera and provides the easy to use camera control interface as well as…

ArduCAM CC3200 WIFI Camera
ArduCAM CC3200 WIFI Camera

ArduCAM WIFI camera board is open-source WIFI camera develop board which is based on Texas Instruments CC3200 SimpleLink WIFI IoT solution and Aptina MT9D111 camera module. It offers high-quality live…

Multi Camera Adapter Module for Raspberry Pi
Multi Camera Adapter Module for Raspberry Pi

Before We Start Standard RPi boards (not Compute Module) accept a single MIPI camera, but Arducam offers solutions that take multiple. This blog is the release of the first revision that supports 5MP …

ArduCAM Mini Released
ArduCAM Mini Released

ArduCAM Mini is optimized version of ArduCAM shield Rev.C, and is a high definition SPI camera, which reduce the complexity of the camera control interface. It integrates 2MP or 5MP CMOS ima…

ArduCAM Now Support Rasbperry Beaglebone Black STM32 and More
ArduCAM Now Support Rasbperry Beaglebone Black STM32 and More

ArduCAM team now are working on different famous open hardware platform, and successfully port the ArduCAM library to Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone Black and STM32 boards. Also we moved our library to gith…

New Low Cost OV5647 Mini Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Now Available
New Low Cost OV5647 Mini Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Now Available

Introduction In order to meet the increasing need of Raspberry Pi compatible camera modules. The ArduCAM team now released ultra low cost add-on mini camera module for Raspberry Pi series boards whic…

New Spy Camera for Raspberry Pi
New Spy Camera for Raspberry Pi

Introduction In order to meet the increasing need of Raspberry Pi compatible camera modules. The ArduCAM team now released another add-on spy camera module for Raspberry Pi series boards which is ful…

Rev.C OV5647 Camera for Raspberry Pi Improves the Optical Performance
Rev.C OV5647 Camera for Raspberry Pi Improves the Optical Performance

Introduction In order to meet the increasing need for Raspberry Pi compatible camera modules. The ArduCAM team now released a revision C add-on camera module for Raspberry Pi which is fully compati…

How to use ArduCAM shield on Arduino Yun
How to use ArduCAM shield on Arduino Yun

In this demonstration, we introduce how to use the ArduCAM shield on the Arduino Yun board. And view captured photos remotely via WIFI connection. To complete this demonstration, you need the f…

RGB565 Format and Issues
RGB565 Format and Issues

The image sensors supports kinds of output formats like Raw RGB Bayer, YUV, JPEG, RGB565, RGB555, RGB444 and etc. In preview mode RGB output is preferred and it can be changed to other format when cap…

How to use ArduCAM with Arduino DUE board
How to use ArduCAM with Arduino DUE board

User frequently reported that the ArduCAM shield doesn’t work with DUE board, and it is now a known issue. We figured out that in the Due board the default SD library speed is much faster than ArduCA…

ArduCAM host application demonstration
ArduCAM host application demonstration

This post introduces how to use ArduCAM host application to take high resolution time elapse image with ArduCAM shield. We need the following items to complete this demonstration: Arduino UNO board…

RaspCAM A Raspberry Pi Based Camera
RaspCAM A Raspberry Pi Based Camera

Recently ArduCAM team designed a simple-point-and-shoot digital camera for Raspberry Pi B+ board, it integrates both LCD touch screen and 5MP Raspberry Pi camera board into a single shield. …

OV5647 NoIR Camera for Raspberry Pi Now Released
OV5647 NoIR Camera for Raspberry Pi Now Released

  The Pi NoIR is a Raspberry Pi camera module with no Infrared filter for night time and low light photography using an Infrared light. Useful for wildlife research, science projects, night ti…

Sample Photos for Different Lens option on Raspberry Pi Camera
Sample Photos for Different Lens option on Raspberry Pi Camera

An Arduino Time-Lapse Camera Using ArduCam
An Arduino Time-Lapse Camera Using ArduCam

This Article is written by one of our customer, the original article can be found from here. AN ARDUINO TIME-LAPSE CAMERA USING ARDUCAM While experimenting with my pinhole cameras, I did a lot of …

OV5647 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Released
OV5647 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Released

In order to meet the increasing need of Raspberry Pi compatible camera modules. The ArduCAM team now released a add-on camera module for Raspberry Pi which is fully compatible with official one. It at…

Software
Software

Where to find the source code ArduCAM shield latest library and examples can be downloaded from download section. Please download the correct library for the the different shield version. For the Rev.…

Hardware_Rev.B
Hardware_Rev.B

This section describe the hardware feature and user guide for ArduCAM shield Rev.B. If you use later version ArduCAM shield please read the latest hardware user guide. ArduCAM shield hardware integra…

ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released
ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released

This camera shield is replaced by newer Rev.C+ shield and ArduCAM-Mini board. With the great success of ArduCAM shield Rev.B, we received hundreds of comments and feedbacks from ArduCAM users. The Ar…

ArduCAM shield Rev.C Hardware
ArduCAM shield Rev.C Hardware

This section describe the ArduCAM shield Rev.C hardware feature and user guide. For information about Rev.B, please refer here. Introduction ArduCAM shield hardware integrates all the necessary …

How to connect ArduCAM shield to MEGA 2560
How to connect ArduCAM shield to MEGA 2560

Arduino beginners often face compatibility problems between UNO and MEGA board. The truth is that the UNO and MEGA board are not compatible with each other in some ways, for example, UNO SPI port pins…

Frequent Asked Questions
Frequent Asked Questions

Q: Where can I order camera modules and ArduCAM shield? A: Please order from our distributor www.uctronics.com Q: Where can I find the source code and schematic of ArduCAM shield? A: Please downloa…

Arduino Based Microscope
Arduino Based Microscope

Introduction
Introduction

CMOS camera modules are widely used in mobile phones and web cameras, and the price is pretty low when in volume. Therefore it becomes the best choice for embedded applications.  However there is…

ArduCAM Shield Rev.B released, significant improvement!
ArduCAM Shield Rev.B released, significant improvement!

Improved Features: Provide two board options, ArduCAM-LF has both LCD and FIFO, ArduCAM-F only has FIFO ArduCAM-LF provide live video and real time snapshot Support both Arduino UNO and MEGA128…

ArduCAM + Bluetooth Module = Wireless Image System
ArduCAM + Bluetooth Module = Wireless Image System

Introduction In this demonstration we will illustrate how to transfer image wireless over Bluetooth with Arduino boards. To complete this demo we need an ArduCAM shield, a OV2640 Camera module, an Ard…

How ArduCAM use external trigger from a sensor
How ArduCAM use external trigger from a sensor

The ArduCAM shield has 6 general purpose IOs which can be set as input or output and greatly extend the power for the Arduino board which has limited IO resources. The structure of the IOs in the Ardu…

Tutorial
Tutorial

This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the ArduCAM shield on Arduino UNO board, aim the point and press a snapshot button you will get a BMP picture saved on the SD/TF card. When you ge…

New 5MP OV5642 Camera Module (support JPEG output)
New 5MP OV5642 Camera Module (support JPEG output)

Key specifications active array size: 2592 x 1944 power supply: core: 1.5VDC + 5% (internal regulator) analog: 2.6 ~ 3.0V I/O: 1.7 ~ 3.0V output formats : (8-bit): YUV(422/420) / YCbCr422, RGB5…

ArduCAM Pinouts
ArduCAM Pinouts

Pin definition: Signals Description Signals Description +3.3V +3.3V from shield +5V +5V from Arduino D1 3.3V logic version of D1 D0 3.3V logic version of D0 D3 3.3V logic version of D3 D2 3.3…

ArduChip Registers
ArduChip Registers

ArduChip is the core of the ArduCAM, which incoperates a Altera MAXII CPLD EPM240 as main processor. The main task of the ArduChip is do the real time DMA transfer between Camera module and the 3.2″ L…

ArduCAM – An Arduino Camera Shield
ArduCAM – An Arduino Camera Shield

This camera shield is replaced by newer Rev.C+ shield and ArduCAM-Mini board ArduCAM is Arduino based open source camera platform which is well mated to Arduino boards.  It now supports Arduino UNO …

ArduCAM is coming!
ArduCAM is coming!

ArduCAM now is ready, let’s see what it is.

MT9D111 Demo Pictures
MT9D111 Demo Pictures

These demo pictures are captured from MT9D111(SOC2010) camera module with USB our develop board, it is a illustration for the image quality of the sensor.  Note that they are captured under the lo…

Welcome
Welcome

Welcome to ArduCam. This is a website for Arduino based open source camera! Coming Soon

RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
Monochrome Global Shutter Cameras on RPi: OV7251 and OV9281 Camera Drivers Merged to Raspberry Pi Kernel
Monochrome Global Shutter Cameras on RPi: OV7251 and OV9281 Camera Drivers Merged to Raspberry Pi Kernel
RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Jetson
RPI-CAM-V2 Sized IMX477 Camera Module for Jetson
Best Budget Mini Tripods for Rpi High Quality Camera (2020)
Best Budget Mini Tripods for Rpi High Quality Camera (2020)
Using C/CS mount lenses on the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera (Practical Guide)
Using C/CS mount lenses on the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera (Practical Guide)
Understand the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with M12 Lens and Mount
Understand the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with M12 Lens and Mount
Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Lens Guide – Know about Focal Length, Aperture, and Focus
Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Lens Guide – Know about Focal Length, Aperture, and Focus
Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera 12MP: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy
Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera 12MP: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy
Synchronized or Not? Issues & Solutions About the Two Camera Connectors (J13 & J49) on Jetson Nano B01 Dev Kit
Synchronized or Not? Issues & Solutions About the Two Camera Connectors (J13 & J49) on Jetson Nano B01 Dev Kit
Project Jetvariety: How Arducam Makes it Possible to Use Any Camera Module on the Jetson Nano with One Kernel Driver for All
Project Jetvariety: How Arducam Makes it Possible to Use Any Camera Module on the Jetson Nano with One Kernel Driver for All
Jetson Nano’s New Compute on Module (CoM) and Carrier Board
Jetson Nano’s New Compute on Module (CoM) and Carrier Board
Depth Mapping on Jetson Nano
Depth Mapping on Jetson Nano
A Quad-Camera System with The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3/3+
A Quad-Camera System with The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3/3+
The Different Kinds of Camera Modules You Can Use with Windows PCs
The Different Kinds of Camera Modules You Can Use with Windows PCs
Beginner’s Guide on Choosing the Right Camera Modules for Your Raspberry Pi or Jetson Nano Dev Kit
Beginner’s Guide on Choosing the Right Camera Modules for Your Raspberry Pi or Jetson Nano Dev Kit
Turning An Arduino Board into A Wireless Robot
Turning An Arduino Board into A Wireless Robot
Stereo Camera on Nvidia Jetson Nano
Stereo Camera on Nvidia Jetson Nano
Generate Depth Map on Every Raspberry Pi Model Easily with Arducam Stereo Camera HAT and OpenCV, No Compute Module Needed
Generate Depth Map on Every Raspberry Pi Model Easily with Arducam Stereo Camera HAT and OpenCV, No Compute Module Needed
Build a Raspberry Pi Stereo Camera Based Enhanced Vision Project with Synchronized Multiple Cameras
Build a Raspberry Pi Stereo Camera Based Enhanced Vision Project with Synchronized Multiple Cameras
Use M12 Lenses on Raspberry Pi Camera V2 with Ease for Wide Angle, Telephoto and Macro Shooting, or Even Turn It into a Spy Camera
Use M12 Lenses on Raspberry Pi Camera V2 with Ease for Wide Angle, Telephoto and Macro Shooting, or Even Turn It into a Spy Camera
Multi Camera Solutions for Nvidia Jetson Nano
Multi Camera Solutions for Nvidia Jetson Nano
Wanna Use Synchronized Dual Camera for Raspberry Pi 4 or Stereo Camera HAT for Pi 3B+/3? Arducam Makes Them All Come True
Wanna Use Synchronized Dual Camera for Raspberry Pi 4 or Stereo Camera HAT for Pi 3B+/3? Arducam Makes Them All Come True
Introducing Arducam IoTai – The Ultimate IoT (Internet of Things) Board with Camera Support, Based on ESP32 and in the Shape of Arduino UNO
Introducing Arducam IoTai – The Ultimate IoT (Internet of Things) Board with Camera Support, Based on ESP32 and in the Shape of Arduino UNO
Camera Multiplexer for Raspberry Pi 4: Arducam Solutions for Your Applications, and the Coming Surprises We Prepare for You
Camera Multiplexer for Raspberry Pi 4: Arducam Solutions for Your Applications, and the Coming Surprises We Prepare for You
Arducam for Raspberry Pi 4 HD Cameras Hand-on: Arducam Ensures Your Compatibilities While Exploring New Opportunities
Arducam for Raspberry Pi 4 HD Cameras Hand-on: Arducam Ensures Your Compatibilities While Exploring New Opportunities
Raspberry Pi 4 and Arducam: New Opportunities and Challenges to Arducam Camera Modules
Raspberry Pi 4 and Arducam: New Opportunities and Challenges to Arducam Camera Modules
Arducam Introduces 8MP IMX219 Auto Focus, Wide Angle, Zero-Distortion and Spy Camera to the NVidia Jetson Nano
Arducam Introduces 8MP IMX219 Auto Focus, Wide Angle, Zero-Distortion and Spy Camera to the NVidia Jetson Nano
Shrink Your Raspberry Pi Into A 40x25mm SoM(System on Module)
Shrink Your Raspberry Pi Into A 40x25mm SoM(System on Module)
Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Camera Is Finally Coming to The Raspberry Pi Thanks to Arducam
Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Camera Is Finally Coming to The Raspberry Pi Thanks to Arducam
Use Almost Any MIPI Camera Module on Raspberry Pi (up to 18MP)
Use Almost Any MIPI Camera Module on Raspberry Pi (up to 18MP)
New Arrival: Arducam’s New Low Distortion Lenses
New Arrival: Arducam’s New Low Distortion Lenses
Arducam M12 Mount Lens Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino Cameras
Arducam M12 Mount Lens Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino Cameras
Solving the Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Focus Issue with An Auto-Focus Camera Module
Solving the Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Focus Issue with An Auto-Focus Camera Module
Arducam V2.1 Multi-Camera Adapter Board for Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera IMX219
Arducam V2.1 Multi-Camera Adapter Board for Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera IMX219
Second Generation ArduCAM USB2.0 Camera Shield
Second Generation ArduCAM USB2.0 Camera Shield
Arducam USB3.0 Camera Shield
Arducam USB3.0 Camera Shield
ArduCAM NOIR Raspberry Pi camera with Motorized IR Cut Filter
ArduCAM NOIR Raspberry Pi camera with Motorized IR Cut Filter
Manual Exposure for OV2640
Manual Exposure for OV2640
ArduCAM USB Camera Shield Released
ArduCAM USB Camera Shield Released
The GotchaCAM Portable DIY Wifi Camera Based Travel and Home Security and Surveillance System
The GotchaCAM Portable DIY Wifi Camera Based Travel and Home Security and Surveillance System
Second Generation ArduCAM Shields and Modules
Second Generation ArduCAM Shields and Modules
New Book for ArduCAM CC3200 Uno DIY Wifi Security Spy Ghost Hunter Camera Starter Kit
New Book for ArduCAM CC3200 Uno DIY Wifi Security Spy Ghost Hunter Camera Starter Kit
World Smallest ESP8266 WIFI Camera
World Smallest ESP8266 WIFI Camera
Smallest Raspberr Pi Clone – 24 x 24mm Coin Size Raspberry Pi Compatible Board
Smallest Raspberr Pi Clone – 24 x 24mm Coin Size Raspberry Pi Compatible Board
8MP Sony IMX219 Camera for Raspberry Pi
8MP Sony IMX219 Camera for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM porting for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM porting for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM ESP8266 UNO board for Arduino Camera
ArduCAM ESP8266 UNO board for Arduino Camera
New Book “Home Security Systems DIY” using ArduCAM Mini Camera Module
New Book “Home Security Systems DIY” using ArduCAM Mini Camera Module
ArduCAM CC3200 UNO Board for Energia
ArduCAM CC3200 UNO Board for Energia
Arduino Panorama Photography with ArduCAM
Arduino Panorama Photography with ArduCAM
ArduCAM now Supports ESP8266 Arduino Board with WIFI Websocket Camera Demo
ArduCAM now Supports ESP8266 Arduino Board with WIFI Websocket Camera Demo
ArduCAM Rev.C+ Shield Released
ArduCAM Rev.C+ Shield Released
ArduCAM CC3200 WIFI Camera
ArduCAM CC3200 WIFI Camera
Multi Camera Adapter Module for Raspberry Pi
Multi Camera Adapter Module for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM Mini Released
ArduCAM Mini Released
ArduCAM Now Support Rasbperry Beaglebone Black STM32 and More
ArduCAM Now Support Rasbperry Beaglebone Black STM32 and More
New Low Cost OV5647 Mini Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Now Available
New Low Cost OV5647 Mini Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Now Available
New Spy Camera for Raspberry Pi
New Spy Camera for Raspberry Pi
Rev.C OV5647 Camera for Raspberry Pi Improves the Optical Performance
Rev.C OV5647 Camera for Raspberry Pi Improves the Optical Performance
How to use ArduCAM shield on Arduino Yun
How to use ArduCAM shield on Arduino Yun
RGB565 Format and Issues
RGB565 Format and Issues
How to use ArduCAM with Arduino DUE board
How to use ArduCAM with Arduino DUE board
ArduCAM host application demonstration
ArduCAM host application demonstration
RaspCAM A Raspberry Pi Based Camera
RaspCAM A Raspberry Pi Based Camera
OV5647 NoIR Camera for Raspberry Pi Now Released
OV5647 NoIR Camera for Raspberry Pi Now Released
Sample Photos for Different Lens option on Raspberry Pi Camera
Sample Photos for Different Lens option on Raspberry Pi Camera
An Arduino Time-Lapse Camera Using ArduCam
An Arduino Time-Lapse Camera Using ArduCam
OV5647 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Released
OV5647 Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Released
Software
Software
Hardware_Rev.B
Hardware_Rev.B
ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released
ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released
ArduCAM shield Rev.C Hardware
ArduCAM shield Rev.C Hardware
How to connect ArduCAM shield to MEGA 2560
How to connect ArduCAM shield to MEGA 2560
Frequent Asked Questions
Frequent Asked Questions
Arduino Based Microscope
Arduino Based Microscope
Introduction
Introduction
ArduCAM Shield Rev.B released, significant improvement!
ArduCAM Shield Rev.B released, significant improvement!
ArduCAM + Bluetooth Module = Wireless Image System
ArduCAM + Bluetooth Module = Wireless Image System
How ArduCAM use external trigger from a sensor
How ArduCAM use external trigger from a sensor
Tutorial
Tutorial
New 5MP OV5642 Camera Module (support JPEG output)
New 5MP OV5642 Camera Module (support JPEG output)
ArduCAM Pinouts
ArduCAM Pinouts
ArduChip Registers
ArduChip Registers
ArduCAM – An Arduino Camera Shield
ArduCAM – An Arduino Camera Shield
ArduCAM is coming!
ArduCAM is coming!
MT9D111 Demo Pictures
MT9D111 Demo Pictures
Welcome
Welcome