NileCAM20_CUNX - AR0230 Full HD GMSL2 HDR camera for NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX/Nano


  • Houses NileCAM20 - Full HD GMSL2 Camera Module (supports upto 15 meters)
  • Plugs in to NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX/Nano developer kit
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link 2 (GMSL2) interface with FAKRA connector
  • Shielded coaxial cable to transmit power and data up to 15m
  • On-board high performance ISP

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NileCAM20_CUNX is a Full HD GMSL2 HDR camera solution for NVIDIA® Jetson™ Xavier NX™/Nano development kit. This camera is based on the 1/2.7" AR0230AT CMOS image sensor from onsemi® and comes with an inbuilt ISP to produce exceptional image quality in challenging lighting conditions.

This multi-board solution uses the GMSL2 interface to connect with the NVIDIA® Jetson™ Xavier NX™ development kit. It provides throughputs capable of streaming uncompressed UYVY video data of HD @ 45 fps and Full HD @ 30 fps.

This camera also supports still capture at the resolutions VGA, HD, 960p, and FHD. With a GMSL coaxial cable length of up to 15m, NileCAM20_CUNX offers great flexibility for product developers and engineers to meet the complex design requirements of autonomous mobile robots, smart traffic devices, fleet management systems, etc.

Refer pdfDatasheet for complete frame rate details.

  • Key features:
    • Frame Rate: Streams Full HD @ 30 fps & VGA @ 60fps
      Refer pdfDatasheet for complete frame rate details.
    • Output format: Uncompressed UYVY format
    • High-speed MIPI CSI-2 interface to connect with the CPU
    • S-mount lens holder for flexibility to choose a lens as per application requirements
    • Lightweight, versatile, and portable design
  • Interface:
    • Interface: GMSL2
    • Connector: FAKRA connector
    • Cable Length: 15m
  • Module features:
    • Sensor: AR0230AT from onsemi®
    • Focus Type: Fixed focus
    • Sensor Resolution: Full HD
    • Chroma: Color
    • Shutter Type: Electronic Rolling Shutter
    • Optical Format: 1/2.7"
    • Output Format: Uncompressed UYVY
    • Pixel Size: 3μm x 3μm
    • Sensor Active Area: 1928 (H) x 1088 (V)
    • Array Size: 1928 (H) x 1088 (V)
    • Responsivity: 4.0 V/lux-sec
    • SNR: 41 dB
    • Dynamic Range: Max upto 96 dB
    • Holder: M12 (S-Mount)
    • FOV: 128°(D), 115°(H), 67.5°(V) (with the lens provided by e-con)
  • Electrical & Mechanical:
    • Operating Voltage: 5 to 15V with +/- 5% tolerance
    • Operating Temperature Range: -30°C to 70°C
    • Typical power consumption: 3.03W
    • Size in mm (l x b):
      • serializer board - 30 x 30 mm
      • deserializer board - 30 x 30 mm
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Compliance:
      • FCC Class A and RoHS
      • BS EN 50130-5:2011 Alarm systems Part 5: Environmental test methods
      • ISO 15998:2008(E) Earth-moving machinery - Machine[1]control systems (MCS) using electronic components - Performance criteria and tests for functional safety
  • Launched on: launching date
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Download NileCAM20_CUNX Documents

Linux camera driver:

Full-fledged Linux camera driver for NileCAM20_CUNX with NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX/Nano developer kit. The camera driver source code can be ported to any NVIDIA Xavier NX platform.

  • Supported Jetpack & L4T Version
    • NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX/Nano - 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
    • Sample application for image capture & Preview
    • Gstreamer-1.0 support for video recording and network streaming
  • Camera Controls
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Saturation
    • White Balance (both manual and automatic)
    • Sharpness
    • Pan & Tilt
    • Exposure (both manual and automatic)
    • Gain
  • Additional Capabilities:
    • Exposure Compensation
    • Color Kill
    • Anti Flicker Mode
      • Auto Mode
      • Manual Mode
    • Orientation
      • Horizontal Mirror
      • Vertical flip
    • Sensor Mode
      • Standard Mode
      • HDR Mode
    • Effects
      • Normal
      • Gray scale
    • Burst Image Capture
    • Denoising

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

NileCAM20_CUNX - Customization for other Application Processor platforms:

e-con Systems™ provides camera driver development, customization and porting services for NileCAM20_CUNX on any application platform as per customer requirements.

NileCAM20_CUNX - Customization:
e-con provides customization, development and porting services for the following requirements:
  • IP rated (IP67) enclosure and IP rated (IP67) cables for rugged applications.
  • Length of the co-axial cable
  • Change of lens to meet your FOV and other requirements
  • Support for other NVIDIA® Jetson™ platforms as well as carrier boards from other vendors built using NVIDIA platforms
  • Support for other processor platforms

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