IMX179 8MP USB Camera (A), HD, Embedded Mic

SKU: 14122
Part Number: IMX179 8MP USB Camera (A)
Brand: Waveshare


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IMX179 8MP USB Camera, Ultra High Definition, Embedded Mic, Driver-Free


  • 8 megapixel IMX179 sensor
  • 3288x2512 resolution
  • USB interface, UVC protocol, driver-free, plug-and-play
  • Supports Raspberry Pi and Jetson Nano
  • DSP
    • Automatic white balance (AWB)
    • Automatic exposure (AEC)
    • Automatic gain control (AGC)
  • Camera specifications
    • CCD size: 1/3.2inch
    • Aperture (F): 1.8
    • Focal Length: 2.8mm
    • Field of View (Diagonal): 145°
  • Mic specifications
    • Sensitivity: -26dB (1kHz 1Pa)
  • Interface: USB2.0
  • Image formats: MJPEG, YUY2
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 50°C
  • Dimension: 38mmx38mm
  • Supported OS: Windows, Linux

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Selection Guide

Part Number Pixels Sensor Best Resolution Dimension Field of View  Feature
OV2710 2MP USB Camera (A) 2MP OV2710 1920x1080 38x38mm 145° Low-light sensitivity
OV5693 5MP USB Camera (A) 5MP OV5693 2592x1944 18×40mm 135° Auto focus
OV5640 5MP USB Camera (B) 5MP OV5640 2592x1944 9×62mm 68° Small size, auto focus
OV5640 5MP USB Camera (C) Small size
IMX335 5MP USB Camera (A) 5MP IMX335 2592x1944 38×38mm 106° Manual focus
IMX179 8MP USB Camera (A) 8MP IMX179 3288x2512 38x38mm 145° HD, embedded digital mic
IMX179 8MP USB Camera (B) 8MP IMX179 3264×2448 9×62mm 75° HD, small size, auto focus
IMX258 13MP OIS USB Camera (A) 13MP IMX258 4208×3120 38×38mm 127° HD, OIS

Weight: 0.049 kg

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