Raspberry Pi 5 MP Camera Module

Raspberry Pi 5 MP Camera Module when purchased comes along with a ribbon cable, this cable has to be connected to the CSI (Camera Serial Interface) port of the Pi. This port can be found near the HDMI port just connect the cable to it After interfacing the hardware, we have to configure the Pi to enable Camera. Use the command “sudo raspi-config” to open the configuration window. Then under interfacing options enable camera. Finally reboot the Pi and your camera module is ready to use. Then, you can make the Pi to take photos or record videos using simple python scripts.


  • 5MP colour camera module without microphone for Raspberry Pi
  • Supports both Raspberry Pi Model A and Model B
  • MIPI Camera serial interface
  • Omnivision 5647 Camera Module
  • Resolution: 2592 * 1944
  • Supports: 1080p, 720p and 480p
  • Light weight and portable (3g only)

Pin Description

  1. Ground: System Ground
  2. CAM1_DN0, CAM1_DP0: MIPI Data Positive and MIPI Data Negative for data lane 0
  3. Ground: System Ground
  4. CAM1_DN1, CAM1_DP1: MIPI Data Positive and MIPI Data Negative for data lane 1
  5. Ground: System Ground
  6. CAM1_CN, CAM1_CP: These pins provide the clock pulses for MIPI data lanes
  7. Ground: System Ground
  8. CAM_GPIO: GPIO pin used optionally
  9. CAM_CLK: Optional clock pin
  10. SCL0, SDA0: Used for I2C communication
  11. +3.3V: Power pin
Weight 12 g
Dimensions 2.5 × 2.4 × 1 cm
focal length



f=3.6 mm, f/2.9

Sensor type

OmniVision OV5647 Color CMOS QSXGA (5-megapixel)

Angle of View

54 x 41 degrees




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