e-CAM30_CUTK1 - Low Light NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Camera Board

e-CAM30_CUTK1 - 3.4 MP Low Light Jetson TK1 camera board is a 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 camera solution for NVIDIA Tegra K1 CPU. It has a 3.4 MP camera module and an adapter board to connect the camera with the Jetson TK1 developer kit. The Jetson TK1 developer kit is a full-fledged platform for Tegra K1 embedded applications. The e-CAM30_CUTK1 low light USB camera is interfaced to the Jetson developer kit through 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface. e-con provides the full-fledged MIPI CSI-2 camera driver for this module that enables the customers to take full advantage of 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface supported by the NVIDIA Tegra K1 CPU. The e-CAM30_CUTK1 camera is exposed as a standard V4L2 device and customers can use the V4L2 APIs to access this camera and control the same.

  • Houses e-CAM30_CUMI0330_MOD - 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 TK1 Development Kit
  • Leverages the 4-lane CSI-2 interface for maximum frame rate across all resolutions
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate
  • Resolutions YUV422 MJPEG
    VGA 30 fps 30 fps
    HD (720p) 30 fps 30 fps
    Full HD (1080p) 30 fps 25 fps
    3MP 30 fps 15 fps
    3.4 MP (2304 x 1536) 30 fps 12 fps
  • Operating Voltage - 5V +/- 5%, Current - 180mA
  • Linux camera driver (V4L2) for 3.4 MP MIPI CSI-2 camera module
  • Sample application for Video/image capture & Preview
  • Board size( L x W x H): 65.27 mm x 55 mm x 27.3 mm
  • Board Weight - 30.5 Grams (without lens)
                               35.5 Grams (with lens)
  • 125pin through hole mating connector
  • 3.4 MP camera module e-CAM30_CUMI0330_MOD with S-mount lens holder
  • Based on Aptina / ON Semiconductor AR0330 sensor and on-board Image Signal Processor
  • Supports uncompressed YUV422 format and compressed MJPEG format
  • High-speed 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface
  • S-mount lens holder for interchangeable lenses as per application requirement
  • Small form-factor camera module
  • Field-of-View: Changes with the resolution and aspect ratio for the same lens. Please refer the datasheet for more information
  • Pixel Size - 2.2 µm x 2.2 µm
  • Max S/N ratio- 39 dB
  • Dynamic Range - 69.5 dB
  • Power requirements: Approximately 2.5W
  • Temperature Range
    1. Operation : -30° to 70° C
    2. Stable Image : 0° to 50° C
  • Module Size:
    1. Length x Width :30mm x 30mm
    2. Height depends on the lens

Linux camera driver:


Full-fledged Linux camera driver for MIPI CSI-2 camera module. The driver supports e-con's e-CAM30_CUTK1 on Jetson developer kit. The camera driver source code can be ported to any NVIDIA Tegra K1 platform and even to support the secondary MIPI CSI-2 interface of Tegra K1.

  • 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 sales@e-consystems.com for any customization or porting of camera driver to your requirements.

Download e-CAM30_CUTK1 - Technical Documents:

   Datasheet

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Datasheet

   User Manual

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Getting Started Manual

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Developer Guide

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Linux How to Build Manual

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Linux User Manual

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Gstreamer Usage Guide

pdf e-CAM30_CUTK1 Release Package Manifest

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Kit Contents:

  • Hardware:
  • Software:
    • V4L2 - Linux driver
    • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
  • Please contact sales@e-consystems.com for any customization or porting of camera driver to your requirements.

Jetson TK1 Camera Board Kit Content

Ordering Info:

The e-CAM30_CUTK1 evaluation kit can be bought by customers who have the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 developer Kit 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 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. e-con can provide customization services as well.