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Arducam 5MP Spy Camera Module with Flex Cable for Raspberry Pi

SKU: B0066

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Camera Specs
Sensor Omnivision OV5647 sensor
Sensor Size
1/4” (OV5647)
5MP 2592 × 1944
Video 1080p 30 fps, 720p 60fps, 480p 90fps
Field of View (FOV)
62°(H), 47°(V)
Focus Type Fixed Focus
Lens Type
Stock Lens
Focus Distance
1m - ∞ (infinity)
Full-frame SLR lens equivalent
Dimension 300 x 16 mm flex cable, neck width of the camera is 6mm
Supported Platforms Raspberry Pi Model A/B/B+, Raspberry Pi 2/3/3B+/4


  • Small Size: Ideal for applications requiring small devices
  • IR Sensitive: If you require a NoIR Version, see the B0066-02
  • Highly Compatible: Works with any Raspberry Pi model

The board is remarkably compact with dimensions of approximately 300mm x 16mm. The camera module boasts a neck width of merely 6mm, a standout feature that renders it highly suitable for applications where both size and image quality hold utmost importance, such as endoscopes, spy surveillance, and similar uses. A short ribbon cable is utilised to establish a connection with the Raspberry Pi. The camera is then connected to the Pi's BCM2835/BCM2836 processor via the CSI bus, a high-speed link that efficiently carries pixel data from the camera back to the processor. This bus travels along the ribbon cable, which serves as the physical link between the camera board and the Pi.

The camera sensor boasts a native resolution of 5 megapixels and a fixed focus lens. It can capture still images at a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and record videos at 1080p30, 720p60, and 640x480p60/90. The camera connects to the Raspberry Pi through one of the two small sockets on the board's upper surface, using the dedicated CSI interface designed specifically for camera interfacing. The CSI bus has a high data transfer rate and exclusively carries pixel data. The camera is fully supported in the latest version of Raspbian, the preferred operating system of Raspberry Pi.


User Guide for B0066
OV5647 Sensor Datasheet

Package Contents

  • 1 × 5MP 1/4 inch Spy Camera Module with flex cable for Raspberry Pi

Example Applications

  • Mobile Phones, Tablets, Toys
  • Other battery-powered products
  • Endoscopes
  • Spy Surveilance
  • Usable with any Raspberry Pi module