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Pi Camera

Sun 27 March 2016

The Pi Camera

Param Camera v1 Camera v2
Size around 25 x 24 x 9 mm  
Weight 3g  
Still resolution 5 Megapixels 8 Megapixels
Video modes 1080p30, 720p60 and 640 × 480p60/90 1080p30, 720p60 and 640 × 480p60/90
Linux integration V4L2 driver available V4L2 driver available
C programming API OpenMAX IL and others available OpenMAX IL and others available
Sensor OmniVision OV5647 Sony IMX219
Sensor resolution 2592 × 1944 pixels 3280 × 2464 pixels
Sensor image area 3.76 x 2.74 mm  
Pixel size 1.4 µm x 1.4 µm  
Optical size 1/4"  
SLR lens equivalent 35 mm  
S/N ratio 36 dB  
Dynamic range 67 dB @ 8x gain  
Sensitivity 680 mV/lux-sec  
Dark current 16 mV/sec @ 60 C  
Well capacity 4.3 Ke-  
Fixed focus 1 m to infinity  

Grab a still image:

raspistill -o cam.jpg

Grab video:

raspivid -o vid.h264

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