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Raspberry Pi Camera Board v2 - 8 Megapixels

SKU: CE04421

$36.30 AUD, inc GST
$33.00 AUD, exc GST

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Raspberry Pi Camera Board v2 - 8 Megapixels
36.3 AUD

SKU: CE04421

$36.30 AUD, inc GST
$33.00 AUD, exc GST
19 reviews 0 5 5
In stock, ships today if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Mon, 23rd of Oct

The Raspberry Pi foundation has revised the design of their original camera module for the Raspberry Pi with the Camera Module v2. It's a high quality, 8-megapixel Sony IMX219 image sensor custom designed as an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi. It features a fixed focus lens, is capable of 3280 x 2464 pixel static images, and also supports 1080p30, 720p60 and 640x480p60/90 video. It attaches to Pi by way of one of the small sockets on the board upper surface and uses the dedicated CSI interface, designed especially for interfacing to cameras. The module comes with a 150mm Flexible Ribbon Cable, but we have other options available from Adafruit.

The board itself is tiny, at around 25mm x 23mm x 9mm. It also weighs just over 3g, making it perfect for mobile or other applications where size and weight are important.

Technical Details

  • 8 megapixel camera capable of taking photographs of 3280x2464 pixels
  • Capture video at 1080p30, 720p60 and 640x480p90 resolutions
  • All software is supported within the latest version of Raspbian Operating System
  • Applications: CCTV security camera, motion detection, time lapse photography
  • Dimensions: 25mm x 23mm x 9mm
  • Weight (camera board + attached cable): 3.4g

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Documentation and Resources:
Educational Workshops
  • Raspberry Pi Workshop for Beginners
  • Welcome to the Raspberry Pi Workshop for Beginners! Here you'll be able to follow along with our series of bite-sized videos that cover everything you'll need to know to get started with your Raspberry Pi, and start making awesome projects. My name...
  • Getting Hands-on with Sensors
  • What good is a robot if it can’t interact with the environment around it? Sensors are the backbone of almost every electronics project as they allow your program to make decisions based on external stimuli. We’ve got sensors for all kinds...
  • Say Cheese with Raspberry Pi Camera
  • Ever thought it would be cool if your Raspberry Pi could see the world like you do? You’re in luck, camera support is an integral part of the Raspberry Pi hardware, it comes with a built in CSI connector for connecting camera modules to. CSI ...
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...
  • Maintaining a Project with Git
  • Let's have a very quick look at Git and Github - Git is an enormous topic, so this won't be an exhaustive tutorial but by the end of it we'll have a working knowledge of basic git workflow. I'll be showing this tutorial on a Raspberry Pi, ...
  • Pimoroni Blinkt: Setup and first script
  • Not quite sure how to get started with your Pimoroni Blinkt module? Let's set one up and have a play around! We'll guide you through the installation, open up some examples and try our hand at writing a simple program. You'll need: A Raspberry Pi...
  • Time lapsing in OctoPrint (Properly!)
  • Now that we have decked out our Lulzbot Taz 6 3D Printer with a really nice looking acrylic enclosure, I'm just about ready to turn on some serious 3D printing work. But before I dive into that endless pool of fun, it's a good time to take 5 minutes and set up our Taz 6 and it's OctoPrint Server with a bed-mounted camera and light system. That way I can monitor my prints from the other side of the warehouse using OctoPrint, and m...
  • Mass SD card Image Writer
  • We've built a mass SD card writer using a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, some USB hubs and SD card readers. This beast has enough ports to write 49 SD cards at once! At Core Electronics, sometimes logistics hang-ups mean that suppliers cannot meet our demand for pre-flashed SD cards. During these periods we have to pick up the slack by manually imaging blank SD cards we source ourselves. Of course, this is a super-tedious process, and ...
  • Raspberry Pi OSMC - Custom Media Center
  • I wanted to upgrade my media center (RPi B+ with Xbian) to something a bit nicer, more stable and more accessible than just the RPi in a basic plastic case.

Product Comments


Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Taylor verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Excellent product, good price (Posted on 4/10/2017)

  2. Review by Craig verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Good camera a little on the dark side in low light. (Posted on 14/09/2017)

  3. Review by Andrew verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    works perfectly monitoring my Lulzbot mini (Posted on 10/09/2017)

  4. Review by Aubry verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Very easy to add to my Pi 3 which is being used to control a 3D printer. Took a bit more searching to enable it with the control software, but image is nice and sharp. (Posted on 5/09/2017)

  5. Review by Rick verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Perfect for the Pi zero or the bigger Pis (Posted on 31/08/2017)

  6. Review by John verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Good quality camera, very easy to setup and get started. (Posted on 28/08/2017)

  7. Review by Bryan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Excellent quality images. (Posted on 18/07/2017)

  8. Review by Stefan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great quality camera (Posted on 10/07/2017)

  9. Review by Brett verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    For a tiny little camera it produces great photos. I have used this to build a Photo Booth. (Posted on 24/06/2017)

  10. Review by Jason verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    It works and it's a camera. No instructions included. Which means some searching but this will save you some clicks. To use the camera "sudo raspi-config" and enable raspberry pi camera then "sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l2". I'm using the app "motion" but test it with "raspistill -o image.jpg" to take a picture. (Posted on 16/06/2017)

  11. Review by Damian verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    works on both Raspberry Pi 3 model B and Raspberry Pi Zero W (Posted on 16/06/2017)

  12. Review by Fraser verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    As described. Fast delivery. Good condition. Works well (Posted on 5/06/2017)

  13. Review by Marco verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Very happy with this kit. Shipped fast. (Posted on 27/05/2017)

  14. Review by Piotr verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Reasonably priced camera. good image quality. Great compatibility with the Pi (Posted on 25/05/2017)

  15. Review by Mark verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Good strength ribbon cable that is easy to socket. I'm loving this technology. 8MP! (Posted on 24/05/2017)

  16. Review by John verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Excellent product. (Posted on 14/03/2017)

  17. Review by Chris verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works great and delivered ahead of time. (Posted on 13/02/2017)

  18. Review by Kel verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great product. Excellent quality and easy to use. Perfect for understanding the basics of the camera. (Posted on 21/09/2016)

  19. Review by Chris verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great camera for the Pi that is a huge improvement over the already impressive v1.2 camera. The only thing that could improve it more would be the addition of an M12 lens holder, so that alternative (wide/narrow/zoom) lenses could be used, maybe the Raspberry Pi Foundation will surprise us with the v3 (Posted on 22/08/2016)

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