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See3CAM_160 - 16MP (4K) Autofocus USB3.1 Gen1 Camera Board (Color)

See3CAM_160 is a 16MP color autofocus USB 3.1 Gen1 camera based on Sony 1/2.8" IMX298 CMOS Image Sensor. This 16MP Autofocus camera has a dedicated, high-performance Image Signal Processor chip (ISP) that performs all the Auto functions (Auto White Balance, Auto Exposure control). See3CAM_160 is a Plug-and-Play camera (UVC compliant) for Windows and Linux. It is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, although in USB 2.0, this camera supports fewer resolutions at lower frame rates.

Key Features of 4k Board Camera

  • Houses e-CAM160_MI298_MOD - 16MP Colour Camera with 4-lane MIPI-CSI 2 interface
  • Auto Focus
  • Electronic Rolling Shutter
  • Output format: Uncompressed UYVY format and Compressed MJPEG format
  • Plug-&-Play (UVC compliant - No drivers required)and Backward compatibility with USB2.0 hosts with limited features and capabilities
  • Frame Rate:
  • Resolutions UYVY MJPEG
    VGA (640 x 480) 30 fps 30 fps
    HD (1280 x 720) 30 fps 30 fps
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) 30 fps 30 fps
    4K (3840 x 2160) 16 fps 24 fps
    16MP (4656 x 3496) 6 fps 6 fps
  • Supported OS - Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Linux, Android * and MAC **
  • USB 3.1 Gen1 device with CX3 chip - Cypress USB SuperSpeed controller and USB3.1 Gen1 Type C connector
  • Operating Voltage: 5V +/- 5%, Current - 370mA
  • Operating Temperature Range : -30°C to 70°C
  • 10 pin GPIO header
  • 16MP still capture with Zero-lag-shutter
  • Size in mm (l x b x h) - 80 x 15 x 9.67 mm (with module)
  • ROHS compliant
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable single-board solution
  • * - Customers interested to work on Android would require e-con SDK (Webeecam). The specs mentioned above shall not be the same for Android
  • ** - For MAC OS support, please contact sales@e-consystems.com

Camera Module Features:

Sensor:IMX298 CMOS Image Sensor from Sony

Sensor Resolution and Optical Format:16MP CMOS Image Sensor. 1/2.8" Optical format

Sensor Type:16MP CMOS Electronic Rolling Shutter Sensor

Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY format and Compressed MJPEG format

Focus Distance:100mm to Infinity

Sensor Features:

Pixel size:1.12μm x 1.12μm

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

Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Focus Type:Auto focus

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

DFOV:16MP - 81.2° (with the lens provided by e-con)

  • Supported OS - Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Linux (Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & 18.04)
  • Sample Application:
    • e-CAMView - Windows Camera application for Video recording, Video Preview and Still Capture.
    • QtCAM - Linux Camera application for Video recording, Video Preview and Still Capture.
  • Still Image Resolutions:
    • 640 x 480, HD (1280 x 720), FHD (1920 x 1080), 4K (3840 x 2160) & 16MP (4656 x 3496)
  • Still Capture:
    • Software application control
  • UVC Controls:
    • Digital Zoom(Upto 4x)
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Saturation
    • Sharpness
    • White Balance (Manual and Auto)
    • Gain
    • Flicker (Manual and Auto)
    • Focus (Manual and Auto)
    • Exposure (Manual and Auto)
    • Pan, Tilt & Zoom
  • Additional Capabilities:
    • Denoise
    • MJPEG Q factor
    • Flip & Mirror
    • Auto focus ROI
    • Exposure Metering

Download See3CAM_160 Documents:

pdf See3CAM_160 - Product Brief Document

Ordering Info:

Customers who own platforms that support USB3.1 Gen1 and are interested in evaluating the 16MP USB autofocus camera module can directly buy the See3CAM_160 from e-con Systems.

In addition to See3CAM_160 , the evaluation kit comes with e-CAMView (Windows) / QtCAM (Linux) - Sample application for Video Preview and Still Capture along with the UVC Extension features (for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Linux). For more details, please refer the evaluation kit contents below.

For all enquiries please write to sales@e-consystems.com

Kit Contents:

  • Hardware:
    • See3CAM_160 - 4K Autofocus USB3.1 Gen1 Camera Board
    • USB3.1 Gen1 Type-C Cable
  • Software: (Customers will have to download the software from e-con Developer Resource)
    • Supported OS: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Linux, Android * and MAC **
    • e-CAMView (Windows) / QtCAM (Linux) - Video Preview and Still Capture Application
  • * - Customers interested to work on Android would require e-con SDK (Webeecam). The specs mentioned above shall not be the same for Android
  • ** - For MAC OS support, please contact sales@e-consystems.com

See3CAM_160 - Customization

  • Do you want other customization options?
  • Do you want a smaller form factor?
  • Do you need LED?
  • Complete customization of firmware and hardware as per customer requirements. Please contact us for any customization and additional features.

4K Camera Customization

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