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Quick start

Hardware

Connect to the adapter board

cable

Note

Please be sure to insert the flexible flat cable as shown in the figure.

Connect to the Raspberry Pi

connect camera1

Software

Find your corresponding camera in the following two links, and then execute the following command

Native camera

Note

The cameras are all native to Raspberry Pi, so you just need to update the config file. Before you strat using the camera, plese make sure that you are running the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS. (January 28th, 2022 or later releases, Debian version: 11 (Bullseye)). You need to update the config file and use libcamera apps.

IMX462 Native Camera

Open the terminal
sudo nano /boot/config.txt 
Add dtoverlay=imx462 under the config file
Save and reboot.

IMX290 Native Camera

Open the terminal
sudo nano /boot/config.txt 
Add dtoverlay=imx290 under the config file
Save and reboot.

IMX327 Native Camera

Open the terminal
sudo nano /boot/config.txt 
Add dtoverlay=imx327 under the config file
Save and reboot.

Access the camera

Preview:

libcamera-still -t 0
List all cameras:

libcamera-still --list-cameras

Save a jpg file after 5s preview:

libcamera-still -t 5000 -o test.jpg

For more libcamera options, please refer to the following link:

What is libcamera?

Pivariety Camera

Please refer to the following link:

Pivariety Camera

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