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Hardware Guide

Introduction

This hardware guid helps for interfacing the Arducam OV9281 camera module. There are hardware USB2 or USB3 camera shield develop boards and mipi adapter board 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 545482671_SD or similar 22pin 0.5mm pitch FPC connector.

Pin No. PIN NAME TYPE DESCRIPTION NOTE
1 GND Ground Power ground
2 MDN0 Input Pixel Data Lane0 Negative
3 MDP0 Input Pixel Data Lane0 Positive
4 GND Ground Power ground
5 MDN1Input Pixel Data Lane1 Negative M12 Version Only
6 MDP0 Input Pixel Data Lane1 Positive M12 Version Only
7 GND Ground Power ground
8 MCN Input Pixel Clock Output Form Sensor Negative
9 MCP Input Pixel Clock Output Form Sensor Positive
10 GND Ground Power ground
11 NC NC NC
12 NC NC NC
13 GND Ground Power ground
14 NC Input NC
15 NC Input NC
16 GND Ground Power ground
17 POWER_ENOutput Power Enable
18 LED-EN Input Led Enable
19 GND Ground Power ground
20 SCL Input Two-Wire Serial Interface Clock
21 SDATA Bi-directional Two-Wire Serial Interface Data I/O
22 VCC_3.3V POWER 3.3v Power supply

Mechanical Dimension

OV9281(1 Lane) with fixed lens
OV9281(2 Lane) with M12 lens

Lens Option

There are M12 mount lenses can be used together with is camera module. This is 1/4″ optical format sensor, so make sure the lens optical format is bigger than 1/4″ or else there will be dark corner. More lens options can be found from lens product page.

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