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Quick Start Guide

Arducam_Mega Disclaimer

Tested Platform

Arducam has released Mega SDK for mega camera. The specific test is as follows:

Board Development Environment Mega SDK Version Board Manager URL
Test Status
UNO Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.2/2.0.3 / Tested
Mega2560 Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.2/2.0.3 / Tested
DUE Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.2/2.0.3 / Tested
Nano33Ble Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.3 / Testing
Microbit Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.3 / Testing
Esp8266 Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.3 esp8266 board url Tested
Esp32-c3 Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.3 esp32s board url Tested
Esp32-c3 ESP-IDF 4.4.2 2.0.3 esp-idf Tested
Esp32s Arduino IDE 2.0.1 2.0.3 esp32c-c3 board url Tested
Esp32s ESP-IDF 4.4.2 2.0.3 esp-idf Tested
Pico pico 2.0.3 pico sdk Tested
Stm32f103c8t6 MDK5 2.0.3 / Tested
Rpi Bullseye 2.0.2/2.0.3 / Tested
Renesas EK-RA6M4 e2 studio IDE 2.0.3 Quick Start Tested

Specific Disclaimer

  • We only promise that the mega SDK works normally on the above platforms and environments that we have tested.
  • We recommend using our tested environment and specific version.
  • We do not promise that other test environments will work normally. If you need to use it on another environment, you may need to be adapted by yourselves.
  • If you have special needs, you can contact us for customization (
  • The mega SDK will be updated irregularly, and we will update the test status as soon as possible each time when it is more detailed.

Quick Start Guide

User Guide

The adaptation we made to Arducam Mega camera makes it compatible with various platforms. For detailed tutorials, please refer to the link below:

We have made a special web page to house the SDK and Operating Guide:

Quick Start Guide for Arducam Mega Camera

Arducam MEGA SPI Camera Timing

  • Single Read


  • Single Write


  • First Time Burst Read


  • N Times Burst Read(N>=2)


Additional Resources

For more details about the timing description, Register information, etc., please refer to the following datasheet:

Arducam MEGA SPI Camera - Application Note