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3.2 Driver Installation

1. Download the driver for OBISP MIPI camera

wget https://github.com/ArduCAM/Arducam_OBISP_MIPI_Camera_Module/releases/download/v1.0/Release.tar.gz

2. Extract the Archive files

tar zxvf Release.tar.gz

3. Enter the extracted folder

cd Release/

4. Install the driver

obisp raspberry pi install driver and reboot

5. Reboot the device

Press y, and then hit Enter to reboot.

6. Uninstall the driver

Note that the OBISPcamera driver will occupy CSI hardware resources. After installation, you will not be able to use the raspistill tool. There are two ways to uninstall the driver.

Method 1: Execute the uninstall command
cd Release/
Method 2: Modify the configuration file

1.Type the following command:

sudo nano /boot/config.txt

2.Press【PageDown】several times or scroll your mouse wheel down to check if there is “dtoverlay=arducam”.


Modify “dtoverlay=arducam” as “#dtoverlay=arducam” to uninstall the V4L2 driver. Press 【Ctrl+X】【Y】,【Enter】to save the change and exit.


You have to reboot your Pi to make it effect.

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