{Presales}Arducam 20MP AR2020 Monochrome Manual Focus USB 3.0 Camera

SKU: B0511 Category:

$ 249.99$ 264.99

  • Estimated delivery time: End-May.
  • Plug and play, no driver needed.
  • High-Res Imaging: AR2020 sensor, 20MP, exceptional clarity.
  • Versatile Frame Rate: Flexible rates up to 5120×3840 @8fps, 1280×960 @90fps.
  • Low-Light Performance and Enhanced NIR Response.
  • Proprietary on-board ISP advances image enhancement.


Introducing the latest addition to Arducam’s lineup: the AR2020 USB 3.0 camera. Boasting a 20MP 1/1.8″ B/W CMOS sensor, this camera delivers stunning still images with a maximum resolution of 5120(H)*3840(V). Its exceptional low-light capabilities and near-infrared sensitivity make it perfect for a variety of night vision applications, including security surveillance, wildlife monitoring, iris recognition, and more.

Equipped with a high-quality 95-degree diagonal starlight M12 lens, this camera ensures crystal-clear imaging across diverse environments. Plus, it incorporates Arducam’s advanced ISP technology, including de-bayer, gamma correction, black level compensation, auto exposure, color correction matrix, and RGB to YUV conversion. With a flexible and adjustable frame rate of up to 1280*960@90fps, it offers versatility to suit any project’s needs.

Arducam’s latest USB 3.0 camera excels in user-friendly plug-and-play functionality. Compatible with Windows and Linux, no additional drivers are needed, simplifying setup. Its backward compatibility with USB 2.0 host ports ensures seamless connectivity and flexibility for an enhanced user experience.


  • Machine Vision
  • Security Surveillance
  • 3D Scanning and Metrology
  • Iris Recognition
  • Video Conferencing


  • High-Resolution Imaging: Utilizes a 1/1.8″ AR2020 sensor, delivering stunning 20MP resolution, ensuring exceptional clarity in every capture.
  • Versatile Frame Rate: Offers flexible frame rates, supporting resolutions up to 5120 x 3840 @8fps for detailed imagery and 1280 x 960 @90fps for smooth motion capture, accommodating various application needs.
  • Proprietary on-board ISP advances image enhancement: de-Bayer, gamma, BLC, AE, CCM, RGB2YUV.
  • Exceptional Low-Light and NIR Performance: Features improved Near-Infrared (NIR) response at both 850nm and 940nm wavelengths, enabling enhanced night vision capabilities and increased sensitivity to infrared illumination.
  • Wide-Angle Lens: Equipped with a 95°(D) M12 Starlight Lens, capturing a broad field of view, perfect for surveillance, monitoring, and other wide-area applications.


Image Sensor
Still Resolution20 Megapixels
Color Filter TypeMono
Shutter TypeRolling
Optical Size1/1.8″
Output FormatYUY2
Pixel Size1.4× 1.4 μm
Sensor Active Area5120(H) × 3840(V)
Frame Rate (USB 3.0)5120×3840@8fps, 3840×2160@20fps, 2560×1920@30fps, 1920×1080@60fps, 1280×960@90fps
Frame Rate (USB 2.0)1280×960@10fps
Focus TypeManual Focus
FOV95°(D) × 82°(H) × 66°(V)
Lens MountM12 (S-mount)
IR SensitivityNo IR-cut filter, sensitive to IR
Default Focus Range3m-∞
USB Interface
InterfaceUSB 3.2 Gen 1 device, backward compatible with USB 2.0 hosts
ConnectorType-C reversible interface connector
UVC CompliantNo additional drivers required
Electrical and Mechanical
Operating Voltage5 V +/- 5%
Operating Temp.32°F-158°F (0°C to 70°C)
Power Requirements Max: 1.57W  , Min: 0.8W
Camera Board Size34×34 mm
Functionality and Compatibility
Supported OSWindows, Linux
Recommend Sample ApplicationPotPlayer for Windows, qv4l2 for Linux
UVC ControlsBrightness, Contrast, Gain, Exposure (Manual/Auto)

Package Including

  • 1 x AR2020 Mono USB3 Camera with Back Cover and Tripod Mount
  • 1 x 1m USB A to Type-C Cable


  • Tripod is not included in the package, please check UB0224 and UB0216 for additional purchase.


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