IMX258 13MP OIS USB Camera (A)

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IMX258 13MP OIS USB Camera (A)

USB Camere, 13 megapixel. UVC protocol




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USB Camera, IMX258 sensor. 13 megapixel. Supports UVC protocol.



  • Pixels:1300 Megapixel
  • Resolution:4224 × 3192
  • Sensor:IMX258
  • DSP :Automatic white balance(AWB)\Automatic exposure(AEC)\Automatic gain control(AGC)
  • Camera Specification:
    • CCD Size:1/3.06 inch
    • Aperture(F):2.4
    • Forcus Length(EFL):2.35 mm
    • Field of View(FOV):127°(D) 99.5°(H) 70°(V)
    • Focus Type:Auto Focus
  • Interface:USB1.0
  • Image:
    • Image Format:MJPEG
    • Image resolution:4224 × 3192
    • Video:
      10 FPS 4192 × 3104 (Full)
      20 FPS 3840 × 2160 (4K)
      25 FPS 1920 × 1080 (1080P
  • Working Voltage:5V ± 5%
  • Working Temperature:0°C ~ 50°C
  • Lens Size:19.00 × 19.00 × 9.90 mm
  • Dimension:38.00 × 35.80 mm
  • Support OS:Windows、Linux、MacOS

Working with Windows PC

Test Software

Most of the Windows 10 PC has pre-install Camera software, you can use it to test the USB camera
If your PC doesn't have Camera software, you can also download the AMCap test software from Resouces->Software and test.


Use Camera software of Windows
  • Search "Camera" and open the software
  • Click the setting icon of the top-left to configure the image/video.
  • You can click the icons in the right to switch between Image Capture or Video Recording.
AMCap Software
  • Download and install the AMCap software
  • You can click the Option option, choose Video Capture Pin... or Still Capture Pin... to configure image/video

Working with Raspberry Pi

  • Open a terminal of Raspberry Pi (You can use Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut)
  • Ues command sudo raspi-config to open the configuration
    • Choose Interface Option -> Camera -> Yes to enable camera and reboot.
  • Open a Terminal of Pi and install luvcview tool with the following command
    • sudo apt-get install luvcview -y
  • After installing, use the following command to test the USB camera.
sudo luvcview -s 1920x1080

Working with Jetson Nano Developer Kit

  • Open a terminal of Jetson Nano Developer Kit (You can use Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut or open it by Mouse)
  • Use the following command for previewing:
    • nvgstcapture-1.0 --camsrc=0
  • With the command, a preview window is opened

【Notice】You may need to use the camera by script/codes, in this case, you can refer to tools/libraries like Opencv yourself.