e-CAM51_USB - 5MP USB Camera Module

e-CAM51_USB is a 5MP auto focus USB camera module is based on OV5640 CMOS sensor. This high-speed USB board camera is fully compliant with USB Video Class (UVC) 1.0 Standard, the USB Audio Class 1.0 Standard. So, video streaming through UVC and audio streaming through UAC is possible without any special drivers on Operating Systems that have built-in support for these UVC and UAC standards. e-CAM51_USB, USB 2.0 UVC Camera Module enables 5MP still image capturing along with the 720p video streaming capability.

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  • Houses e-CAM52A_5640_MOD - 5MP OmniVision OV5640 CMOS Image Sensor
  • Auto Focus
  • Output format : Uncompressed YUV2 & compressed MJPEG
  • Built-in microphone with 16 bit PCM support
  • 4 General purpose pins
    1. User Configurable GPIOs (1 Input and 1 Output)
    2. 1 External hardware trigger for still capture
    3. 1 Predefined GPIO input for Flip/Mirror
  • Frame Rate : Streams HD @ 30 fps & 5MP @ 15 fps - Refer pdfDatasheet for complete frame rate details.
  • Supported OS : Windows, Linux, Android * and MAC **
  • USB 2.0 device with Mini-B interface connector
  • UVC compliant : no additional drivers required.
  • Operating Voltage : 5V ± 5%
  • Temperature Range : 0° to +50°C Stable image
  • Power requirements : 400 mA (max)
  • Size in mm (lxbxh) : 71 x 13 x 7.8
  • Board Weight : 4.5 Grams (with lens)
  • Compliance
    • FCC
    • RoHS
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable design
  • Unique ID for each camera
  • Launched on:launch date
  • * - Customers interested to work on Android would require e-con SDK (Webeecam). The specs mentioned above shall not be the same for Android
  • ** - For MAC OS support, please contact sales@e-consystems.com

Sensor Features:

Sensor:OV5640 from OmniVision

Focus Type:Auto focus

Sensor Resolution:5.0 MP


Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Optical Format:1/4" Optical format

Output Format:YUV4:2:2, YCbCr422 and compression

Pixel size:1.4μm x 1.4μm

Array Size:2592(H) x 1944(V)

DFOV :5MP - 67.2° (with the lens provided by e-con)

  • Supported OS - Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 & Linux
  • Sample Application:
    • e-CAMView - Windows USB Board Camera application for Video Preview and Still Capture.
    • QtCAM - Linux USB Board Camera application for Video Preview and Still Capture.

Download e-CAM51_USB - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  Datasheet

pdf  e-CAM51_USB Module Datasheet

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf  Hardware User Manual

 Bullat Arrow  Windows User Manual

pdf  e-CAMView Installation Guide

pdf  e-CAMView Application User Manual

 Bullat Arrow  Linux User Manual

pdf  Linux Build & Installation Guide

pdf  Linux Application User Manual

Download e-CAM51_USB Documents

Ordering Info:

Customers who own platforms that support USB 2.0 highspeed and are interested in evaluating the 5.0 mega pixel USB camera module can directly buy the e-CAM51_USB from e-con Systems™.

Part No Description Sample Price
e-CAM51A_USB 5.0 MP HD USB Camera Board US$89

e-CAM51A_USB-5.0 MP HD USB Camera Board

Sample Price-US$89


In addition to e-CAM51_USB - USB camera module, the evaluation kit comes with e-CAMView (Windows) / eCAMGUVCView (Linux) - Sample application for Video Preview and Still Capture along with the UVC Extension features such as AF Trigger, Manual focus GPIO toggling etc. (for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 & Linux) and support for 4 weeks. For more details, please refer the evaluation kit contents below.

For all enquiries please write to sales@e-consystems.com

Kit Contents:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM51_USB - 5 megapixel USB Camera module
    • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Software:
    • Supported OS: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 & Linux
    • e-CAMView (Windows) / eCAMGUVCView (Linux) - Video Preview and Still Capture Application
  • Documents:

e-CAM51_USB Customization

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