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Hardware Guide


This hardware guid helps for interfacing the Arducam MT9J001/MT9J003 camera module. There are hardware USB2 or USB3 camera shield develop boards which can well mate this camera module without designing any customize board, they can be used for fast evaluation for this camera module.

Pin Definition

The camera module using Molex 5051103091-SD or similar 30pin 0.5mm pitch FPC connector.

1GNDGroundPower ground
2FLASHOutputFlash output control
3TriggerInputExposure synchronization input
4VSYNCOutputActive High: Frame Valid; indicates active frame
5HREFOutputActive High: Line/Data Valid; indicates active pixels
6DOUT11OutputPixel Data Output 11 (MSB)
7DOUT10OutputPixel Data Output 10
8DOUT9OutputPixel Data Output 9
9DOUT8OutputPixel Data Output 8
10DOUT7OutputPixel Data Output 7
11DOUT6OutputPixel Data Output 6
12DOUT5OutputPixel Data Output 5
13GNDGroundPower ground
14DOUT4OutputPixel Data Output 4
15DOUT3OutputPixel Data Output 3
16DOUT2OutputPixel Data Output 2
17DOUT1OutputPixel Data Output 1
18DOUT0OutputPixel Data Output 0(LSB)
19XCLKInputMaster Clock into Sensor, there is 24MHz onboard oscillator by default
20PCLKOutputPixel Clock output from sensor
21SCLInputTwo-Wire Serial Interface Clock
22SDATABi-directionalTwo-Wire Serial Interface Data I/O
23RSTInputSensor reset signal, active low
24GNDGroundPower ground
25GNDGroundPower ground
26STANDBYInputStandby-mode enable pin (active HIGH)
27~30VCCPOWER3.3v Power supply

Mechanical Dimension

Lens Option

There are M12 or CS/C mount lenses can be used together with is camera module. This is 1/2.3″ optical format sensor, so make sure the lens optical format is bigger than 1/2.3″ or else there will be dark corner. More lens options can be found from lens product page.

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