18MP AR1820HS Pivariety camera module for RPi 4B, 3B+, 3A+, CM3/CM4 and Jetson Nano/Xavier NX

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  • High Resolution: 18MP AR1820HS color sensor, up to 4986 x [email protected]
  • ISP Support: Auto Exposure, Auto White Balance, lens shading.
  • Gstreamer support.
  • Wide Compatibility: Compatible with all libcamera-based apps maintained by the RPi foundation.



Arducam Pivariety is a Raspberry Pi camera solution to take the advantage of using its hardware ISP functions. Using Arducam Pivariety camera modules, users can get better performance and a wider variety of camera, lens options. For a long time, Raspberry Pi users are limited to use the closed-source official supported camera driver and camera modules (V1/V2/HQ). Now Arducam made it possible to provide well-tuned ISP for Pivariety camera modules with Auto Exposure, Auto White Balance, Lens Shading Correction, etc.


  • Digital video cameras
  • Digital still cameras
  • Industrial camera
  • Medical camera
  • Microscopy camera
  • UAV camera


Sensor Type18MP AR1820HS
Pixel Size1.25um x 1.25um
Optical Size1/2.3”
Active Pixels4912(H)x3684(V)
Sensor Output FormatRAW10
ISP Output FormatJPG, YUV420, RAW, DNG; MJPEG, H.264
Interface Type2-lane MIPI CSI-2
Video Frame RateH.264 Max. [email protected] x 1080
Frame Rates4986 x [email protected] 2432 x [email protected] 1920 x [email protected] 1216 x [email protected]
Focal Length3.9mm
Focus TypeManual
IR SensitivityIntegral IR filter, visible light only
Board Size40mm x 40mm

    Package Including

    • 1 x Arducam 18MP AR1820HS ISP Camera Module
    • 1 x 200mm 15pin 1.0mm FPC cable
    • 1 x 73mm 15pin 1.0mm to 22pin 0.5mm pitch FPC cable
    • 1 x acrylic case kit with assembly accessories


    Acrylic Bracket Assembly Guide

    Acrylic Bracket Assembly Guide.pdf

    3D drawing.step

    3D drawing.step

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