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Start USB3 UVC Camera on Linux


If you are using Linux operating system, we recommend using qv4l2 and Python Opencv Demo to access UVC3.0 camera.

Hardware Connection

  • Package List (Example: B0471)
  • Connection

Software Guide


  • Supported Systems


  • Download qv4l2
sudo apt update
sudo apt install qv4l2
  • How to turn on the camera

Open the terminal and input following command:


  • How to choose the Resolution and Frame rate

Before clicking the play button, you can select the following two drop-down boxes to select the resolution and frame rate:

  • How to control other parameters

Python OpenCV Demo

  • Supported Systems

Windows and Linux

  • Demo Code

Gitlab-Python demo code

  • Install dependencies
python -m pip install -r requirements.txt
  • Check Help
python -h

  • How to turn on the camera
python .\ -F -W 3840 -H 2160 -d 1280:720

input "q" on the keyboard to exit the camera

  • Save Images

Add the -o parameter to the running command, and enter s on the keyboard to save the picture to the specified path

python .\ -F -W 3840 -H 2160 -d 1280:720 -o test.jpg