Extremely small board-level camera with MIPI CSI-2 interface

  • Only 18 mm x 26 mm size
  • Monochrome or color sensor AR0144
  • Suitable for industrial use for professional series use
  • -25 ° C to + 85 ° C
  • MIPI CSI-2 standard
  • EMV-optimized phyCAM-M interface
  • Exchangeable, long-term available camera modules

26 mm x 18 mm

1 MP global

The solution for compact designs

With a size of just 18 mm x 26 mm, the mini version of the VM-016 can be used wherever there is little space. The phyCAM-M connector enables direct interchangeability with VM-016-M and other PHYTEC board-level cameras with MIPI CSI-2 interface.

Precise centering holes simplify the adjustment of the camera module during assembly. The VM-116 is optionally available with a high-quality M12 lens holder, which at the same time ensures optimized heat dissipation. Complete service: Let us offer you the right lens with assembly service at the same time.

Outstanding image quality

The AR0144 sensor from OnSemiconductor enables excellent image recordings with fast moving subjects as well as with flashed scenes thanks to the global shutter at an fps of 60 Hz. The 1 megapixel camera has an integrated dynamic defect pixel correction and an automatic exposure control unit.  

The camera module is available with a monochrome or color sensor. The wide temperature range and long-term availability enable the design of professional embedded vision solutions.

The phyCAM-M interface transmits the MIPI CSI-2 data in the highest signal quality. phyCAM-M is EMC-optimized and offers additional functions such as trigger and strobe in the same cable.

Resolution 1280 x 800 (1 MPixel)
Color/Monochrome -COL / -BW
Color Format (-COL/-BW) Bayer Pattern / Y
Interface phyCAM-M (MIPI CSI-2)
Image Sensor (-COL/-BW) AR0144
Sensor Size 1/4" 3.84 mm x 2.4 mm
Pixel Size 3 µm x 3 µm
Shutter Type Global
Frame Rate (full-size image) 60 fps (max.)
Frame Rate (Standard Video) 66 fps (HD)
Dynamic Range 71.4 dB
Features (optional) Strobe / Trigger / EEPROM
Operating Voltage 3.3 V DC
Connector Type (Signal) FFC/FPC 30 pin, 0.5 mm pitch
Operating Temperature -25°C…+85°C
Lens Mount plain sensor / M12
Lens optional, customizable
PCB Dimensions 18 mm x 26 mm
Sensor Technology CMOS, Backside Illumination
Sensitivity 22.3 ke-/lux·sec (COL) 56 ke-/lux·sec (BW)
AEC auto / manual
AGC auto / manual
Chief Ray Angle
ROI yes
Skipping 2 / 4 / 8 / 16
Binning yes
Mirror / Flip yes
Control Interface I²C
Interface Data Width 8/10/12 Bit
Special Feature Embedded Statistics, Lens Shading Correction, A-Law compression
Mounting Points 2 x M2

VM-116: phyCAM-M-mini

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VM-116: phyCAM®-M, monochrome, PCB version

Item No. VM-116-BW-M

VM-116: phyCAM®-M, monochrome, S mount

Item No. VM-116-BW-M-M12

VM-116: phyCAM®-M, color, PCB version

Item No. VM-116-COL-M

VM-116: phyCAM®-M, color, S mount

Item No. VM-116-COL-M-M12

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