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CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color

Front View with Lens

Side View with Lens

Front View Connected to Toradex Board

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Getting Startedโ€‹

This page contains basic information related to the CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color.

First Stepsโ€‹

To help with the first steps with the CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 here follows two articles with guides on cable connections and camera usage on embedded Linux and Torizon OS.

Having trouble?โ€‹

Please contact our technical support. Various options for technical support are mentioned in the article below.


Main Featuresโ€‹

CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Colorโ€‹

Camera Module Features:โ€‹
  • Sensor: AR0521 from onsemiยฎ
  • Sensor Resolution and Optical Format:5MP CMOS Image Sensor. 1/2.5" Optical format
  • Sensor Type:5MP CMOS Electronic Rolling Shutter Sensor with Bayer RGB Color Filter Array
  • Image Signal Processor:On-board high performance ISP
  • Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY format
Sensor Features:โ€‹
  • Pixel size:2.2ฮผm x 2.2ฮผm
  • Sensor Active Area:2592(H) x 1944(V)
  • Responsivity:18.8 ke-/luxsec
  • SNR:40 dB
  • Dynamic Range:74.3 dB
  • Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter
  • Focus Type:Fixed focus
  • DFOV:5MP - 140.5ยฐ (with the lens provided by e-con)


CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color V1.1A datasheet

CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color V1.0A datasheet

CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color Lens datasheet

Compatible Productsโ€‹


The camera module e-CAM55_CUMI0521_MOD from e-con Systems is sold together with an adapter board and cables as the evaluation kit e-CAM50_CUiMX8.

Any Toradex carrier board that supports the MIPI CSI-2 interface connects to the camera kit out-of-the-box, hardware-wise:


BSP/Torizon OS 6โ€‹

The kit works by adding a Yocto Project layer to the Toradex Linux BSP or Torizon OS BSP with the following Systems on Module:

Please follow the instructions for your chosen Operating System:

BSP/TorizonCore 5โ€‹

The kit works out-of-the-box with the following configurations:

The kit works by compiling and adding a device tree overlay on the following configurations:

Revision Historyโ€‹

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Product Number (PID8) Formatโ€‹

The format of the 8-digits Product Number (PID8) is the following:

Product Numbering Scheme

The below table describes the structure of the Product Number (PID8):

PPPP4-digits number, indicating the Product Configuration (PID4) that describes the key properties of the product (e.g. Product Group, RAM capacity, etc.)
VV2-digits number, indicating the Major and Minor Version (in that order)
AA2-digits number, indicating the Assembly Variant

See the complete list of available combinations on the Revision History table of the corresponding product page.


Product number (PID8): 00291100:

0029: Apalis iMX6D 512MB
11: Major Version 1, Minor Version 1, Version V1.1 in short
00: Assembly Variant A

A specific product revision has a lifecycle defined by the product state. Learn more about it on the Product Change Notifications.

Product #Product DescriptionChanges from Previous VersionRelease DatePCN Document
CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color V1.0A
Initial Release
Q2, 2022
CSI Camera Set 5MP AR0521 Color V1.1A
- Three board solution changed to two board solution.
- IPEX Cable has been removed. FPC cable part has been changed for manufacturing feasibility.
Q4, 2023



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