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Hardware Guide

Introduction

This hardware guid helps for interfacing the Arducam OV5642 camera module. There are hardware USB2 or USB3(you also need Arducam Parallel Camera Adapter Board for 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 3M 929836-02-10-RK or similar 20pin (2×10)2.54mm pitch header.

Pin No.PIN NAMETYPEDESCRIPTION
1VCCPOWER3.3v Power supply
2GNDGroundPower ground
3SCLInputTwo-Wire Serial Interface Clock
4SDATABi-directionalTwo-Wire Serial Interface Data I/O
5
VSYNC
OutputActive High: Frame Valid; indicates active frame
6HREFOutputActive High: Line/Data Valid; indicates active pixels
7PCLKOutputPixel Clock output from sensor
8XCLKInputMaster Clock into Sensor
9DOUT9OutputPixel Data Output 9 (MSB)
10DOUT8OutputPixel Data Output 8
11DOUT7OutputPixel Data Output 7
12DOUT6OutputPixel Data Output 6
13DOUT5OutputPixel Data Output 5
14DOUT4OutputPixel Data Output 4
15DOUT3OutputPixel Data Output 3
16DOUT2OutputPixel Data Output 2
17PWDNInputPower down input, active high
18NCNCNC
19DOUT1OutputPixel Data Output 1
20DOUT0OutputPixel Data Output 0 (LSB)

Mechanical Dimension

Lens Option

There are M12 or CS/C 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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