NileCAM30_TX2 - 3.4 MP GMSL camera (supports upto 15 meters)

NileCAM30_TX2 is the four board solution containing the camera module, serializer, deserializer and TX2 base board. This camera is based on AR0330 CMOS image sensor from onsemi®. The NileCAM30_TX2 comes with 3 meters or 15 meters coaxial cable with FAKRA connector at both ends of serializer/deserializer board. The NileCAM30_TX2 has an S-mount (M12) lens holder which allows customers to choose and use the lens according to their application requirement.

Key Features

  • Houses NileCAM30 - 3.4 MP Camera Module with S-mount lens holder
  • High-speed 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface to connect with the CPU
  • Plugs in to NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 Development Kit
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate:
  • Resolution UYVY
    3.4 MP (2304 x 1536) 24 fps
    3MP (2048 x 1536) 29 fps
    FHD (1920 x 1080) 45 fps
    HD (1280 x 720) 60 fps
    VGA (640 x 480) 60 fps
  • Operating Voltage : 5V +/- 5%, Current- 1150 mA *
  • Operating Temperature Range : -30°C to 55°C
  • Power Consumption:
    • Max : 3.62W
    • Min : 2.61W
  • Linux camera driver (V4L2) for 3.4 MP MIPI CSI-2 camera module
  • Sample application for image capture & Preview
  • Gstreamer-1.0 support for video recording and network streaming
  • Launched on:launch date
  • * - Calculated current consumption for NileCAM30_USB module

Module Features:

Sensor:1/3" Optical format CMOS Image sensor.

Focus Type:Fixed

Resolution:3.4 MP

Pixel size:2.2 µm x 2.2 µm

Sensor Active Area:2304H x 1536V

Responsivity:2 V/lux-sec

SNR:39 dB

Dynamic Range:69.5 dB

Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY format

Shutter Type:Electronic Rolling Shutter


ISP:External ISP

DFOV:3.4 MP - 118° (with the lens provided by e-con)

Linux camera driver:

Full-fledged Linux camera driver for MIPI CSI-2 camera module. The driver supports e-con's NileCAM30_TX2 on Jetson developer kit. The camera driver source code can be ported to any NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 platform and even to support the secondary MIPI CSI-2 interface of TX2.

  • Supported Jetpack & L4T Version
    • NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2 - JetPack 4.6 L4T32.6.1
  • V4L2 Linux driver for MIPI CSI-2 camera module
    • Video preview
    • Still Image capture
    • Camera controls via IOCTLs
  • Sample application with source Code for Linux:
    • Video Preview
    • Still Image capture at selected resolutions
  • Camera Controls
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Saturation
    • White Balance (both manual and automatic)
    • Gamma
    • Gain
    • Horizontal Flip
    • Vertical Flip
    • Sharpness
    • Exposure (both manual and automatic)
    • Digital Zoom

Please contact for any customization or porting of camera driver to your requirements.

Download NileCAM30_TX2 - Technical Documents:

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Datasheet

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Lens Datasheet

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Getting Started Manual

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Developer Guide

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Gstreamer Usage Guide

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Linux Application User Manual

pdf  NileCAM30_TX2 Release Package Manifest

pdf  e-CAM_TK1-GUVCView Build and Install Guide

Download 3MP camera Documents

NileCAM30_TX2 - Customization

  • Do you need a different lens mount (C-mount/CS-Mount) ?
  • Do you need custom length coaxial cable?
  • Do you need assistance in choosing lens?
  • Do you need lens correction?
  • Do you want a smaller form factor?
  • Do you need LED?
  • Complete customization of firmware and hardware as per customer requirements. Please contact us for any customization and additional features.

Camera Customization