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Ethernet Extension Kit


Arducam Ethernet Cable Extension Solution is a cable extension kit that converts high speed MIPI CSI-2 interface into LAN connection so you can put a Raspberry Pi/NVIDIA Jetson/Renesas camera up to 15 meters away from your platform boards.

The kit works out of the box with any of the following cameras:

  • Raspberry Pi Official camera module V1/V2/HQ/V3
  • Arducam OV5647/IMX219/IMX477 Series
  • Arducam 16MP IMX519 Series
  • Arducam 64MP Series
  • Arducam 5MP Camera for Renesas AVNET RZBoard V2L


No extra software/configuration is needed.


SKU: U6248

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SKU: U6279


This Ethernet cable extension kit is specially designed and developed for IMX708 Camera module.

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Quick Start Guide

Hardware Connection

  • Step 1. Connect the Rx board to your Raspberry Pi

  • Step 2. Connect the Tx board to your Camera

  • Step 3. Connect the two board with the LAN Cable



We have adapted the Ethernet extension kit based on the basic firmware of cameras, you don't need to perform complex and cumbersome operations, you only need to refer to the original operation methods and instructions of the original cameras.

Supported Platforms and OS

Note for Supported Platform and OS
Platform Bookworm(rpicam/libcamera) Bullseye(libcamera) Buster(raspistill)
Raspberry Pi 5    
Raspberry Pi 4B / 3B+ / 3A+ / Zero / Zero 2 W
Raspberry Pi CM3 / CM3+ / CM4
(extra adapter board required)

You can check your cameras and find the corresponding instructions below to use the Camera Extension Kit:

Raspberry Pi Native Camera

Sensor Optical Size Resolution
OV5647 1/4'' 5MP
IMX219 1/4'' 8MP
IMX477 1/2.3'' 12MP
IMX708 1/2.43'' 12MP
IMX519 1/2.53'' 16MP
64MP Camera 1/1.7'' 64MP

User Guide

Please refer to the following link to execute the relative steps:

Quick Start Guide for Raspberry Pi Native Camera

For IMX708 Camera, please refer to the following link:

Quick Start Guide for Raspberry Pi IMX708 Camera

Renesas AVNET RZBoard V2L Camera

SKU Optical Size Resolution
B0470 1/4'' 5MP

User Guide

Please refer to the following link to execute the relative steps:

Quick Start Guide for Renesas AVNET RZBoard V2L Camera

Extension Solution for Multi-Camera Kit


Extend the connection between the Arducam Camarray HAT and Raspberry Pi, you can consider the following solution:

【SKU: U6248 LAN cable】

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It transmits MIPI signal through LAN cable, which can be transmitted farther than through FFC cable, about 10M.


In this form, we have tried 3 meter of LAN cable before, and it works normally. The HDMI cable should be longer.