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

  • Only 18 mm x 26 mm size
  • Monochrome or color sensor AR0521
  • 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

5 MP rolling

The solution for compact designs

With a size of just 18 mm x 26 mm, the mini version of the VM-017 can be used wherever space is limited. The phyCAM-M connector enables direct interchangeability with VM-017-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-117 is optionally available with a high-quality M12 lens holder, which also ensures optimized heat dissipation. Complete service: Let us offer you the right lens with assembly service at the same time.


Outstanding image quality

The AR0521 sensor from OnSemiconductor is characterized by its high low-light performance and backside illumination technology. The 5 megapixel camera supports various sub-resolutions such as Full HD, HD and VGA directly in the sensor through scaling and cropping.

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 2592 x 1944 (5 MPixel)
Color/Monochrome -COL / -BW
Color Format (-COL/-W) Bayer Pattern / Y
Interface phyCAM-M (MIPI CSI-2)
Image Sensor (-COL/-BW) AR0521
Sensor Size 1/2.5“ 5.7 mm x 4.3 mm
Pixel Size 2.2 µm x 2.2 µm
Shutter Type Rolling
Frame Rate (full-size image) 60 fps (max.)
Frame Rate (Standard Video) 120 fps (Full HD)
Dynamic Range 40 dB
Features (optional) Strobe / Trigger
Operating Voltage 2.8 V DC
Connector Type (Signal) FFC/FPC 30 pin, 0.5 mm pitch
Operating Temperature -25°C…+85°C (Junction)
Lens Mount plain sensor / M12
Lens optional, customizable
PCB Dimensions 18 mm x 26 mm
Sensor Technology CMOS, Backside Illumination
Sensitivity 18.8 ke−/lux·sec (COL)
36 ke−/lux·sec (BW)
Chief Ray Angle
ROI yes
Skipping 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Binning 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Mirror / Flip yes
Defective Pixel Correction yes
Control Interface I²C
Interface Data Width 8/10/12 Bit
Special Feature interleaved HDR
Mounting Points 2 x M2

VM-117: phyCAM-M-mini

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VM-117: phyCAM®-M, monochrome, PCB version

Item No. VM-117-BW-M

VM-117: phyCAM®-M, monochrome, S mount

Item No. VM-117-BW-M-M12

VM-117: phyCAM®-M, color, PCB version

Item No. VM-117-COL-M

VM-117: phyCAM®-M, color, S mount

Item No. VM-117-COL-M-M12

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