e-CAM160_iMX8 - 16MP Autofocus camera for i.MX8 Processors

e-CAM160_iMX8 is a 16MP autofocus MIPI camera for the NXP i.MX8 family of processors. It houses the e-CAM160A_MI298_MOD camera module, a camera adaptor board, an Ixora adaptor board, a micro-coaxial cable, and an FFC cable. This i.MX8 camera is based on the 1/2.8" Sony Starvis IMX298 sensor. It supports 16MP still capture with zero shutter lag.

This camera supports the following Toradex computer on modules:

Processor Computer on Module Carrier Board
NXP i.MX8 Apalis i.MX8 QuadMax Ixora Carrier Board
NXP i.MX8M Plus Verdin i.MX8M Plus Verdin Development Board

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  • Houses e-CAM160A_MI298_MOD - 16MP Sony IMX298 autoFocus camera module
  • Plugs directly in to the Toradex Ixora carrier board
  • Auto Focus
  • 16MP still capture with Zero shutter lag
  • On-board high-performance ISP
  • Output Format - Uncompressed UYVY format
  • Frame Rate: Streams Full HD @ 30 fps , 4K @ 15 fps , 16MP @ 7 fps
  • Operating Temperature Range: -20°C to 60°C
  • Size in mm (l x b): 30 x 30 mm
  • RoHS compliant
  • Light weight, versatile, and portable design
  • Launched on:launch date

Sensor:IMX298 from Sony®

Focus Type:Auto focus

Sensor Resolution :16MP

Chroma :Color

Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Optical Format:1/2.8"

Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY

Focus Distance :100mm to Infinity

Pixel size: 1.12μm x 1.12μm

Sensor Active Area:4656(H) x 3496(V)

Array Size:4656(H) x 3496(V)

DFOV:16MP - 78.4° (with the lens provided by e-con)

  • Supported OS: Linux
    • Evaluation method provided: gstreamer pipeline
    • Still Image Resolutions: 16MP (4640 x 3480)
    • Still Capture: Software application control
  • 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
    • Sharpness
    • Exposure (Manual, Automatic)
    • Focus (Manual and Auto)
  • Additional Capabilities:
    • Focus Mode
    • Manual Focus Lens position
    • AWB Preset
    • Flicker Detection

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

Download e-CAM160_iMX8 - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  Datasheet

pdf e-CAM160_iMX8 Datasheet

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf e-CAM160_iMX8 Getting Started Manual

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Kit Contents for iMX8 Camera:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM160_iMX8 - 16MP Sony IMX298 Camera board (contains the e-CAM160A_MI298_MOD camera module, camera adaptor board, Ixora adaptor board, micro-coaxial cable and a FFC cable)
  • Software:
    • Linux:
      • Prebuilt images for out of the box evaluation
      • V4L2 - Linux driver source code
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
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