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Raspberry Pi Camera Module 3

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Camera Module 3
Camera Module 3 NoIR
Camera Module 3 - Wide
Camera Module 3 - Wide NoIR

  • Sensor: Sony IMX708
  • Resolution: 11.9 Megapixels
  • Common video modes: 1080p50, 720p100, 480p120

Product Description
The Raspberry Pi Camera Module 3 is the latest compact camera from Raspberry Pi. and is available in standard and also night (NoiR) variants. NoIR is for night use only. Both the standard and NoIR variants additionally offer a wide-angle version.

It offers an IMX708 12-megapixel sensor with HDR, and features phase detection autofocus. Camera Module 3 is available in standard and wide-angle variants, both of which are available with or without an infrared cut filter.

Camera Module 3 can be used to take full HD video as well as stills photographs,
and features an HDR mode up to 3 megapixels. Its operation is fully supported by the libcamera library, including Camera Module 3’s rapid autofocus feature: this makes it easy for beginners to use, while offering plenty for advanced users.

The PCB size and mounting holes remain the same as for Camera Module 2.

The Z dimension differs: due to the improved optics, Camera Module 3 is several
millimetres taller than Camera Module 2.

All variants of Camera Module 3 feature:

• Back-illuminated and stacked CMOS 12-megapixel image sensor (Sony IMX708)

• High signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

• Built-in 2D Dynamic Defect Pixel Correction (DPC)

• Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) for rapid autofocus

• QBC Re-mosaic function

• HDR mode (up to 3 megapixel output)

• CSI-2 serial data output

• 2-wire serial communication (supports I2C fast mode and fast-mode plus)

• 2-wire serial control of focus mechanism


Sensor: Sony IMX708
Resolution: 11.9 megapixels
Sensor size: 7.4mm sensor diagonal
Pixel size: 1.4μm × 1.4μm
Horizontal/vertical: 4608 × 2592 pixels
Common video modes: 1080p50, 720p100, 480p120
Output: RAW10
Autofocus system: Phase Detection Autofocus
Dimensions: 25 × 24 × 11.5mm (12.4mm height for Wide variants)
Ribbon cable length: 200mm
Cable connector: 15 × 1mm FPC

*** NOTE: If using the camera with a Raspberry Pi Zero, a special Raspberry Pi Zero Camera Cable sold separately is required. ***