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e-CAM80_IMX7 - 8MP MIPI iMX7 Camera Board (SABRE Development Kit)

e-CAM80_IMX7 is a 8MP Autofocus MIPI CSI-2 camera board for i.MX7. e-CAM80_IMX7 is a 2 lane MIPI CSI-2 camera that can be interfaced with NXP® i.MX7 SABRE development board using an interface board through flexible FPC cable. This i.MX7 camera is based on 1/3.2" OV8865 CMOS image sensor from OmniVision. e-CAM80_IMX7 comes with an high-performance Image Signal Processor(ISP) that performs all the Auto functions (Auto Focus, Auto White Balance, Auto Exposure control). e-CAM80_IMX7 can stream Full HD 1080p@30fps and also supports 8MP@11fps.

Key Features of iMX7 Camera:

  • Houses e-CAM80_MI8865_MOD - 8.0 MP Autofocus MIPI Camera Module
  • Plugs in to NXP® MCIMX7D-SABRE development Kit
  • 2 lane MIPI CSI-2 interface
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate
  • Resolutions YUYV
    VGA 30 fps
    HD (720p) 30 fps
    Full HD (1080p) cropped 30 fps
    8MP 11 fps
  • Output Format - YUYV
  • Operating Temperature Range : 0° to 50° C
  • Power requirements
    1. Active - 0.6012 W (Max)
    2. Standby - 0.3162 W
  • Board Size (L x W x H) - 50.76 mm x 17.02 mm x 7.2 mm
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable design
  • Launched on: 10 Jan 2018

Module Features of iMX7 MIPI Camera:

Sensor:OmniVision OV8865 Color 1/3.2" Optical format CMOS Image sensor

Focus Type:Auto Focus


Focusing Range:10 cm to Infinity

Effective Focal Length:3.69 mm

Sensor Type:Bayer RGB raw sensor

Pixel Size:1.4 µm x 1.4 µm

Sensor Active Area:4614.4 x 3472 µm

Responsivity:0.94 V/lux-sec (550 nm)

Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR):36.7 dB

Dynamic Range :68.8 dB

Output Format:10 bit RGB RAW

Shutter Type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

ISP:External ISP

DFOV:8M - 74.6°

The e-CAM80_IMX7 is a MIPI 2-lane camera and it requires a custom camera driver for i.MX7. e-con Systems provides the camera driver along with the camera board.

  • Linux
    • V4L2 - Linux driver
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
  • Camera Controls:
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Sharpness
    • White Balance
    • Flip:
      • Vertical Flip
      • Horizontal Flip
    • Color Effects:
      • Black & White
    • Focus:
      • Continuous Autofocus
      • Absolute Focus
      • Single Trigger Focus
    • Gain:
      • Red Gain
      • Green Gain
      • Blue Gain

Download e-CAM80_IMX7 - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  Datasheet

pdf e-CAM80_iMX7 Datasheet

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf e-CAM80_iMX7 User manual

 Bullat Arrow  Linux

pdf e-CAM80_IMX7 Developer Guide

pdf e-CAM80_IMX7 Gstreamer Usage Guide

 Bullat Arrow  Linux

pdf e-CAM80_IMX7 imx Cam Test User Manual

pdf e-CAM80_IMX7 Release Package Manifest

pdf e-CAM80_IMX7 Yocto Build Setup Usage Guide

Download Selected Documents

Kit Contents for iM7 Camera:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM80_IMX7 MIPI Camera Board
    • Interface Board
    • Flex Cable
  • Software:
    • Linux:
      • V4L2 - Linux driver source code
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code

8 MP MIPI Camera for Sabre board

Targeted Applications

»  Internet Of Things (IOT)

»  Kiosk

»  Microscope

»  Barcode Reading (1D and 2D)

»  Patient Monitoring

»  Smart Home Controls

»  Wearables

»  Building Automation