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Motorized Focus Camera


The focusing process done with the help of motors is called “motorized” focus. Generally, you can understand it the same as autofocus.

An autofocus camera is a camera equipped with a moveable motor-controlled lens, driven by an algorithm to detect the scene and focus the camera. Unlike a fixed-focus or manual-focus camera, the focusing process of an autofocus camera is handled by the software. Therefore, you can concentrate on framing the best image.

Bearing in mind the unavoidable trend, Arducam started to motorize the focusing process on 5MP and an 8MP camera module for Raspberry Pi series boards in 2018. While it became harder when the job is to deal with high-resolution cameras. After months research and development, we finally did it, with a software-controlled focus motor. So far, the Arducam autofocus Raspberry Pi camera module family includes dozens of SKUs from 5MP to 64MP.

Arducam is possibly the only company to offer a complete solution to autofocus on all Raspberry Pi camera models. We did not stop yet.


Product Image SKU Pin/Connect Type Sensor Resolution Features Lens Type Field of View(HxV) Focus Type IR Sensitivity
B0182 15/NA IMX219 8MP Drop in Replacement Stock Lens 65°(H) × 51°(V) Motorized Focus 650nm IR-cut filter
B0190 without IR-cut filter
B0181 15/Bottom V1/V2 Size 650nm IR-cut filter
B0167B8 15pin/Bottom Servo Steer Zoom Lens H(67°~18°) x V(49°~13°) Motorized IR-cut filter
B01678MP PTZ Zoom
B0273 22/TOP IMX477 12MP High Resolution M12 Lens 75°(H) × 56°(V) Motorized Focus 650nm IR-cut filter
B0167B12 15pin/22pin Servo Steer Zoom Lens H(96°-33°) x V(72°-24°) Motorized IR-cut filter
B016712MP PTZ Zoom
B0371 15/TOP IMX519 16MP High Resolution Stock Lens 66°(H) x 49.5°(V) Autofocus 650nm IR-cut filter
B0388 Quad-Cameras-Kit
B0324 22/TOP IMX230 21MP High Resolution Stock Lens 64°(H) x 48°(V) Autofocus 650nm IR-cut filter


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