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e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX - 5 MP Custom Lens Camera Board for Gumstix® Overo® COM Series

Linux Computer on module

The e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX is an add on board from e-con Systems which works plug and play with every Gumstix® Overo® computer-on-module (COM). This board provides the still capture upto resolution of 5MP with custom lens.


Each Gumstix® Overo® COM is powered by a Texas Instruments' (TI) OMAP Applications Processor and has the same 27 pin header to which the e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX can be interfaced.


e-con’s new e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX camera board for Gumstix® Overo® features the e-CAM50_CU5642_MOD camera module and hence provides the customers with an opportunity of integrating the lens of their choices. The e-CAM50_CU5642_MOD features the 5M pixel image sensor OV5642 from Omnivision.



e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX Connected to Palo43™ with Gumstix® Overo® COM
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  e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX Connected to Palo43™ with Gumstix® Overo® COM

 e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX Features

Max 2592 x 1944 resolution with
  • 30fps upto 720P and
  • 7fps above 720P.
5 Megapixel Fixed Focus Image sensor
Linux V4L2 camera driver
Viewfinder option with video preview at 30fps
e-CAM Dimensions (mm) : 25.12 x 48.88
Plugs in to the camera interface of TI OMAP
  processor on Gumstix® Overo® COM
5MP Camera Board with Custom lens

Camera Module (e-CAM50_CU5642_MOD) Features

 OV5642 CMOS Image Sensor with integrated ISP
 Small form-factor pluggable camera module
 Targeted for application where custom lens is required
 M12P0.5 S-Mount Lens holder
 Compatible with standard M12P0.5 Lenses
 Flexibility to choose a lens as per application requirements
 Output Format - YUV 4:2:2
 27.7mm x 23.11mm size. Height depends on the Lens
 8bit Parallel Video Port with SYNC Signals
 Pixel size - 1.4µm
 Lens Size - 1/4 "
 RoHS Compliant
 40-pin SMT Connector
 Wide variety of Interchangeable lenses can be used

5MP Camera Board with Custom lens

with Optional lens

Linux Features

V4L2 Support
Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
Support for white balance
Support for OMAP35x / AM37x / DM37x ISP (IVA2.2) features such as Color Correction, Gamma Correction and
Gstreamer support
Support for H.264 Video recording at 30fps

Evaluation Kit


Customers can choose to evaluate the e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX can choose to buy the evaluation kit. The evaluation kit features the e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX and the FFC cable to connect to the Gumstix® Overo® COM . A normal viewing angle lens is optional.


The evaluation kit contains the binary drivers. The driver source code can be purchased separately on request at an additional cost. e-con provides the details of where the lens is purchased and customers are free to pick up the required lens from a wide choices of 12mm S mount lenses.

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 e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX EOL Notification
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 Connecting e-CAM with Overo
Connecting e-CAM with OVERO
Step : 1
 Connecting e-CAM with OVERO
Step : 2
e-CAM with OVERO
Step : 3
  Targeted Application
  Low Vision Products
  Video Conferencing
  Kit Contents
    - e-CAM50_CU35x_GSTIX 5.0 MP Camera
    Daughter board
  - 70° FOV Lens (Optional)
    - V4L2 - Linux Camera driver
    - Sample View finder Application
 Note: "FFC Cable" is supplied along with the
 camera board.
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