Arducam HM01B0 QVGA SPI Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Pico

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  • Based on Himax HM01B0-MWA
  • 320×320, Monochrome, up to QVGA @ 60FPS max
  • Designed for Always-on Service Applications
  • Configurable 1-bit video data serial interface with video frame and line sync
  • Ultra-low power consumption, standby < 200uW, QQVGA < 1.1mW
  • Motion detection wakeup interrupt output
  • This camera module can also work with third-party RP2040 boards from Adafruit, Sparkfun, etc.

Description

Overview

Arducam HM01B0 is a camera module featuring ultra-low power consumption, up to QVGA resolution, 1-bit video data interface and line sync, all these, along with other specs make it a perfect camera for building machine vision projects and Always on Serivce applications with energy-efficient MCUs. It’s designed specifically for Raspberry Pi Pico and other third party RP2040 dev boards.  It’s also the built-in camera of the Arducam Pico4ML.

Application

  • Machine Vision
  • Robotics
  • IoT
  • Gestures, intelligent ambient light and proximity sensing, tracking and object identification

Features

  • Ultra Low Power Image Sensor designed for Always-on vision devices and applications
  • High sensitivity 3.6μ BrightSenseTM pixel technology
  • 324 x 324 active pixel resolution with support for QVGA window, vertical flip and horizontal mirror readout
  • <1.1mW QQVGA resolution at 30FPS, < 2mW QVGA resolution at 30FPS
  • Programmable black level calibration target, frame size, frame rate, exposure, analog gain (up to 8x) and digital gain (up to 4x)
  • Automatic exposure and gain control loop with support for 50 / 60Hz flicker avoidance
  • Flexible 1-bit, 4-bit and 8-bit video data interface with video frame and line sync
  •  Motion Detection circuit with programmable ROI and detection threshold with digital output to serve as an interrupt
  • On-chip self oscillator
  • I2C 2-wire serial interface for register access
  • CSP and Bare Die sensor package option
  • High CRA for low profile module design

Specifications

  • Active Pixel Array: 320 x 320
  • Pixel Size: 3.6 µm x 3.6 µm
  • Full Image Area: 1152 µm x 1152 µm
  • Diagonal (Optical Format): 1.63 mm (1/11″)
  • Color Filter Array: Monochrome and Bayer
  • Scan Mode: Progressive
  • Shutter Type: Electronic Rolling Shutter
  • Frame Rate: 51 fps @ 320 x 320, 60 fps @ 320 x 240 (QVGA)
  • CRA (maximum): 30º
  • Supply Voltage : Analog 2.8 V, Digital 1.5V (Internal LDO: 1.5V – 2.8V), I/O 1.5 – 2.8V
  • Input Reference Clock: 3 – 50 MHz
  • Serial Interface (I2C): 2-wire, 400 KHz max.
  • Video Data Interface: 1b, 4b, with frame / line SYNC, 8b is not supported.
  • Output Clock Rate MAX: 50 MHz for 1bit, 12.5 MHz for 4bit
  • Est. Power Consumption (include IO with 5pF load): QVGA 60FPS (Typical) <4 mW, QVGA 30FPS (Typical) <2 mW, QQVGA 30FPS (Typical) 670 µW

 

Sensor Schematics

highmax hm01b0 image sensor shcematics

Package Contents

  • 1 x Arducam HM01B0 camera module

Video

Documentation

Arducam HM01B0 QVGA Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Pico

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