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e-CAM133_iMX8 - Auto Focus Camera for i.MX8 Processors

e-CAM133_CUiMX8 is a 13MP auto focus color MIPI camera designed to add Vision for NXP i.MX8 series application processors. This camera can be directly interfaced to the Toradex off-the-shelf carrier boards - Ixora carrier board and Verdin development board. This camera comes with production-ready camera driver integrated with Torizon, a ready-to-use Linux distribution from Toradex allowing rapid development of a variety of applications.

This camera supports the following Toradex computer on modules:

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

* - coming soon
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Key Features of iMX8 Camera:

  • Houses e-CAM130_MI1335_MOD - 13MP auto focus MIPI Camera Module
  • Plugs directly in to the Toradex Ixora carrier board and Verdin Development Board
  • High speed 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface
  • Output Format - YUV422 format
  • Maximum Frame rate
  • Resolutions UYVY
    VGA (640 x 480) 120 fps
    HD (1280 x 720) 80 fps
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) 80 fps
    4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) 22 fps
    13MP (4192x3120) 14 fps
  • Operating Temperature Range : -30° to 70° C
  • Board Size (L x W) - 30 mm x 30 mm
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable two-board solution
  • RoHS compliant

Camera Module Features:

Sensor:AR1335 from ON Semiconductor

Sensor Resolution and Optical Format:13MP CMOS Image Sensor. 1/3.2" Optical format

Sensor Type:13MP CMOS Electronic Rolling Shutter Sensor

Image Signal Processor:On-board high performance ISP

Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY format

Focus Distance:100mm to Infinity

Sensor Features:

Pixel size:1.1μm x 1.1μm

Sensor Active Area:4208(H) x 3120(V)

Responsivity:4700 e-/lux-sec

SNR:37 dB

Dynamic Range:69 dB

Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Focus Type:Autofocus

Array Size:4208x3120

DFOV: 13M - 74° (with the lens provided by e-con)

The e-CAM133_iMX8 is a MIPI 4-lane camera and it requires a custom camera driver for iMX8. e-con Systems provides the camera driver along with the camera board.

  • 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 (Manual, Automatic and ROI based Automatic)
    • Focus (Manual, Automatic, Centre based Trigger & Auto, ROI Based Trigger & Auto)
    • Digital Zoom
    • ROI Window
    • iHDR
    • Denoise
    • Focus Marker
    • Exposure Compensation

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

Download e-CAM133_iMX8 - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  Datasheet

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 Datasheet

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 Lens Datasheet

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf IXORA adapter board schematics Manual

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 Getting Started manual

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 Gst App User

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 Gstreamer Usage Guide

pdf e-CAM133_iMX8 DEVELOPER GUIDE

Download Selected Documents

Kit Contents for iMX8 Camera:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM133_iMX8 - 13.0 MP MIPI Camera board (contains the e-CAM130_MI1335_MOD camera module, base board, 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