Daytime & Indoor: SC20MPC

    • 2MP Serial JPEG Camera Module
    • TTL/RS232/RS485 interface
    • VC0706 Protocol compatible
    • Fully Customizable

Overview

Spinel SC20MPC series Camera is a highly integrated serial camera module which can be attached to any host system that requires a JPEG compressed still camera for embedded imaging applications. SC20MPC is an upgraded design of SC20MPA that is ideal for outdoor applications.
The SC20MPC uses a 1/4’’ CMOS color image sensor along with a JPEG compression chip that provides a low cost and low powered camera system. The module has an on-board serial interface (TTL/RS232/RS485) that is suitable for a direct connection to any host microcontroller UART or a PC system COM port.
The SC20MPC camera is capable of outputting JPEG format images only.
User commands are sent using a simple serial protocol (VC0706 protocol compatible) that can instruct the camera to send high resolution (160×120 to 1600×1200) JPEG images for storage or viewing. PC test tool and sample code are provided for easy testing and programming into microcontrollers.
The SC20MPC camera comes in a compact form factor with a built in lens and a 4-Pin PH 2.0 socket connector that provides easy access to both power and serial data.
There is a locking screw on the barrel of the lens holder, which is used to lock the focus in place once set, to prevent it from inadvertently being changed.
The latest SC20MPC camera has been redesigned in May, 2017 with better performance, but still with very poor low light performance. Not recommended for night time outdoor capturing.



Specification

Options Standard Custom Options
Image Sensor 1/4'' CMOS -----
Resolution 2 Mega Pixels -----
Image/Video Format Still JPEG compressed ONLY -----
Image Size (Default) 1600×1200 1280×960, 1024×768, 800×600, VGA, QVGA, 160×120
Serial Interface TTL/RS232/RS485 -----
Shutter Type Electronic rolling -----
Protocol & Connection VC0706 -----
Baud Rate (Default) 115200bps 57600bps, 38400bps, 19200bps, 9600bps, 1152000bps (supports TTL only)
Focus Fixed Mannually adjustable
Focusing Range 20mm to infinity -----
Lens 3.6mm 2.8mm/6.0mm/8.0mm/12mm/16mm/24mm
Minimum Illumination 1Lux -----
IR-Cut Filter (IR Filter) 650nm 850nm/940nm/None
IR-Cut Filter Switch (Auto Switch) Default not available Customized upon request
Supplemental Illumination Default not available Removable IR LED or white light LED boards
Night Vision Max. 5 meters (16ft) -----
Power Supply DC 5V/3.3V (Default) 12V DC or wide voltage 9-36V
Cable & Connector Default with 20CM bare 4 pin wires DB9 connector, M12 or others
Waterproof Subject to housing rating -----
Power Consumption Typical: 100mA, Max: 200mA -----
Operating Temp. -4℉-140℉ (-20°C~+60°C) -----
Storage Temp. -22℉-158℉ (-30°C~+70°C) -----
Dimension 32mm x 32mm x 28mm (1.26'' x 1.26'' x 1.1'') -----
Weight 12g (0.4 OZ) -----

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