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IMX519 16MP Autofocus Camera on Jetson Nano and Xavier NX

Driver Installation


Please make sure the L4T is 32.6.1 or later versions.

wget https://github.com/ArduCAM/MIPI_Camera/releases/download/v0.0.3/install_full.sh
chmod +x install_full.sh
./install_full.sh -m imx519

Operating The Camera

SENSOR_ID=0 # 0 for CAM0 and 1 for CAM1 ports
FRAMERATE=60 # Framerate can go from 2 to 60 for 1920x1080 mode
gst-launch-1.0 nvarguscamerasrc sensor-id=$SENSOR_ID ! "video/x-raw(memory:NVMM),width=1920,height=1080,framerate=$FRAMERATE/1" ! nvvidconv ! nvoverlaysink

Manually Controlling the Focus

git clone https://github.com/ArduCAM/Jetson_IMX519_Focus_Example.git
 cd Jetson_IMX519_Focus_Example
 python3 FocuserExample.py -i 7

When you see the following screen, Press the Up/Down Arrow for focus adjustment, press ‘q’ to exit.

nvidia jetson nano camera autofocus adjustments

Using Autofocus

 cd Jetson_IMX519_Focus_Example
python3 AutofocusTest.py -i 7

If you want the camera to refocus, navigate to the terminal where the above command’s entered, simply press “f” on your keyboard and then hit Enter.

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