5MP NoIR Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
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|Frame Rates||1080p 30 fps, 720p 60fps, 480p 90fps|
|IR Sensitivity||No IR-cut filter|
|Field of View (H)||110°|
|Focus Type||Manual Focus
|Lens Type||M12 Mount
|Dimensions||36mm x 36mm|
|Shutter Type||Global/Rolling shutter|
|Supported Platforms||Raspberry Pi 4, 3B+, 3, 2, B+, B, and A
The Pi NoIR, a Raspberry Pi camera module with no infrared filter, is designed for nighttime and low-light photography using infrared illumination. It can be useful for wildlife research, scientific projects, nocturnal security, or the creation of artistic photographs.
Looking for a different lens to use with this camera? See our full range of M12 Lenses. The sensor size and threading can affect whether the lens fits so you should speak to us to confirm compatibility.
The Raspberry Pi camera module has served many purposes, functioning as a security camera, facilitating time-lapse photography, and even ascending to high altitudes within a weather balloon.
Given the broad spectrum of projects for which Raspberry Pi devices are utilised, certain users encountered difficulties when deploying the camera module in low-light conditions with an infrared light source. Unfortunately, the Raspberry Pi camera module incorporates an infrared filter, rendering it unsuitable for such applications. In response, Arducam introduced a dedicated camera module tailored to these specific requirements, the Pi NoIR camera. It mirrors the standard camera module in all aspects except for the absence of an IR filter.
With NoIR, the camera becomes suitable for nighttime photography, nocturnal security applications, or any project illuminated by an infrared light source. The unfiltered camera sensor can perceive short-wavelength infrared light, approximately 800nm in wavelength, which falls beyond the visible red spectrum yet doesn't emanate from heat but from just beyond the visible red light.
This camera maintains identical specifications to the standard camera module but features a distinct black circuit board, enabling easy differentiation from the standard green camera board.
- 1 x 5MP NoIR Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
- 1 x 15cm 15pin FPC cable
- Home Security, Intercoms
- Robot Vision, Machine Vision
- Wildlife photography
- Night/Low Light photography