e-CAM51IMX6 - 5MP MIPI iMX6 Wandboard Camera

e-CAM51IMX6 is a camera daughter board designed by e-con systems for the Wandboard - NXP®/Freescale® iMX6 Processor based Single Board Computer. e-CAM51IMX6 wandboard camera uses a 5 Mega Pixel auto focus camera module based on OmniVision’s OV5640 CMOS image sensor and is interfaced to i.MX6 CPU through MIPI® CSI-2 Interface.

The e-CAM51IMX6, 5 Mega Pixel MIPI camera board is capable of streaming 720p@60fps (HD) and 1080p@30fps when interfaced with Wandboard.

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Wandboard Camera Key Features:

  • Houses e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - 5.0 MP Auto Focus MIPI Camera Module
  • Plugs in to Wandboard - NXP®/Freescale® iMX6 based SBC via 33-pin Flex cable
  • Linux camera driver (V4L2)
  • Android camera driver *
  • Sample application for Video/image capture & Preview
  • Board size( W x L): 98 x 24.6 mm (Camera daughter board)
  • * - Under development

Wandboard Camera Module Features:

  • Omnivision OV5640 1/4 " 5MP CMOS image sensor
  • Focus Type – Auto Focus (VCM driven)
  • 2 lane MIPI® CSI-2 interface
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate
  • YUV422
    VGA 60 fps
    HD (720p) 60 fps
    Full HD (1080p) 30 fps *
    5MP 15 fps
  • View Angle - 60 ° Diagonal
  • Output Format - YUV422
  • AF Working Distance - 100mm to Infinity
  • Effective Focal Length - 3.42 mm
  • Temperature Range
    1. Operation - -30° to 70° C
    2. Stable Image - 0° to 50° C
  • Power requirements
    1. Active - 150 mA
    2. Standby - 20 µA
  • Max S/N ratio- 36 dB
  • Dynamic Range - 68 dB
  • Module Dimensions (in mm)
    1. excluding flex cable - 8.5 x 8.5 x 5.15
    2. with flex cable - 78.5 x 9.6 x 5.15
  • * - The frames are cropped.

Software Required for Wandboard Camera:

  • V4L2 - Linux driver with Source Code *
    • 720p@30fps and 1080p@30fps video preview
    • Still Image capture
  • Sample application with source Code:
    • Video Preview
    • Still Image capture at selected resolutions
  • Camera Controls
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Hue
    • Saturation
    • Sharpness
    • Auto White Balance
    • Auto Focus
  • * - 720p60 video support in driver and for other customizations, Please contact sales@e-consystems.com

The software drivers provided by e-con Systems for this camera daughter card will configure OV5640 sensor and i.MX6 processor’s camera interface and enable seamless video streaming through MIPI® CSI-2 interface. e-con also provides sample application that displays the video on the HDMI Monitor.

Please contact sales@e-consystems.com for any customization requirements.

Download e-CAM51IMX6 - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf e-CAM51IMX6 Hardware User Manual

pdf e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - Module Mechanical

 Bullat Arrow  Linux

pdf e-CAM51IMX6 Linux How to Build Manual

pdf e-CAM51IMX6 Linux User Manual

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Wandboard Camera Kit Contents:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM51IMX6 with 5 MP MIPI Camera Module (e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD)
    • Flex Cable
  • Software:
    • V4L2 - Linux driver source code
    • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
  • Documentation:
  • Customization of driver and application on request

MIPI Camera for wandboard

Wandboard Camera Ordering Info:

The e-CAM51IMX6 evaluation kit can be bought by customers who have the Wandboard - Freescale® iMX6 based SBC and are considering integrating camera on their product. They can evaluate the features of the camera and also build custom applications around it. Please see the kit contents in the next tab.

Customers who have bought other development boards based on NXP®/Freescal® i.MX6 and would like to integrate the e-CAM51IMX6 on their boards can also check with e-con for support or customization.

Customers interested in customizing the same camera module or planning to use a different camera/sensor module can contact sales@e-consystems.com and explain their requirement.

Targeted Applications

»  Handheld devices

»  Automotive infotainment

»  Tablets

»  Health-care equipment/devices

»  Diagnostic equipment

»  Video streaming, video conferencing