ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released

This camera shield is replaced by newer Rev.C+ shield and ArduCAM-Mini board.

With the great success of ArduCAM shield Rev.B, we received hundreds of comments and feedbacks from ArduCAM users. The ArduCAM team now released a more powerful ArduCAM shield Rev.C with past few months’ hard work. The new features list as follows: Continue reading “ArduCAM Shield Rev.C Now Released” »

New 5MP OV5642 Camera Module (support JPEG output)

Key specifications

  • active array size: 2592 x 1944
  • power supply:
    core: 1.5VDC + 5% (internal regulator)
    analog: 2.6 ~ 3.0V
    I/O: 1.7 ~ 3.0V
  • output formats :
    (8-bit): YUV(422/420) / YCbCr422,
    RGB565/555/444, CCIR656,
    8-bit compression data,
    8/10-bit raw RGB data
  • lens size: 1/4″
  • input clock frequency: 6 ~ 27 MHz
  • shutter: rolling shutter
  • maximum image transfer rate:
    5 megapixel (2592×1944): 15 fps (and any size scaling down from 5 megapixel)
    1080p (1920×1080): 30 fps
    720p (1280×720): 60 fps
    VGA (640×480): 60 fps
    QVGA (320×240): 120 fps
  • scan mode: progressive
  • pixel size: 1.4 µm x 1.4 µm
  •  image area: 3673.6 µm x 2738.4 µm
Sample picture captured by OV5642 with 2592x1944 QSXGA full resolution

Sample picture captured by OV5642 with 2592×1944 QSXGA full resolution

This image is captured at night in the room light with the full resolution (2592×1944).

OV5642 1080P

Sample picture captured by OV5642 with 1080P(1920×1080) video mode

This image is captured  in the room light with the 1080P video output (1920×1080).