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Getting Started: Arducam ToF Camera & CSI-to-LAN Kit – for Jetson Nano/Xavier NX

ToF camera CSI2LAN kit for Jetson/NX

This is a guide specially prepared for the package consisting of an Arducam ToF Camera and CSI-to-LAN Kit.

About CSI-to-LAN Kit

A cable extension kit converts high-speed MIPI CSI-2 interface into LAN connection so you can put your ToF camera up to 15 meters away from your Jetson. No extra software or configuration is needed.


To use the cable extension kit, you need to first verify if the ToF camera you choose works properly.

How to Use

Check items against the packing list

Items included in the package:

  • 1 x Arducam ToF Camera
  • 1 x CSI-to-LAN Kit (containing the following parts)
  • 1 x Tx Board
  • 1 x Rx Board
  • 1 x 1-Meter CAT5E LAN Cable
  • 2 x Ribbon Flex Cable
  • Screws & Nuts (6xM2.55 Screw, 3xM2.511 Hex Spacer, 4xM24 Screw, 4xM2 Hex Nut, 4xM27 Hex Spacer)


Please ignore screws, nuts and spacers for the adapter board while connecting. These are NOT suitable for ToF camera size.

Connecting the extension cable to the camera and your Jetson Nano/Xavier NX


Turn off your Jetson Nano/Xavier NX and disconnect the power supply before connecting.

connecting tof to nano 1

Using the Camera

Power your Jetson Nano/Xavier NX on.

Follow each of the steps by running their respective command shown below.

Step 1. Pull the repository.

git clone

Step 2. Change the directory to Arducam_tof_camera/jetson

cd Arducam_tof_camera/jetson

Step 3: Installation (Driver, Dependencies, SDK, OpenCV)


When you see the reboot prompt, enter y.

Step 4. compile & run