For a few tens of euros, Raspberry Pi presents his module photo of 12.3 MP.
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Here are the latest invention of the foundation Raspberry Pi : High Quality Camera. This module is able to accommodate several objectives and embeds a photo sensor Sony IMX477 12.3 MP.
Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera comes, therefore, complement the broad catalog of accessories placed in service by the foundation. Raspberry Pi had already presented two models of PiCamera, which offer a resolution of 5 MP and 8 MP. This Raspberry Pi allows you to adapt a great lenses from third-party vendors. The american media The Verge has managed to install a Canon 70-200mm f/2.8.
High Quality Camera is compatible with all modules Raspberry Pi from the template 1 B, and the prior module 8-megapixel camera will continue to be available as an option cheaper and more small. Today you can buy the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera for only 50 euros. Most of the French resellers that offer this product.
According to the official website of Raspberry Pi, the pack High Quality Camera includes in the delivery :
- Sony sensor IMX477 of 12.3 megapixel
- 1.55 µm × 1.55 µm pixel size – double the size of the pixel area of the IMX219
- Architecture of the sensor is backlit for better sensitivity
- Support C-mount lenses and CS available on the market
- Ring set the back focus and integrated bracket for tripod
We note that there is no lens comes with. To fill this lack, Raspberry Pi has listed some of the objectives of quality, not overly expensive (between £25 and £50 or about 30 and 60 euros HT).
But this is not all, the foundation Raspberry Pi also refers to the end of its announcement that it will make available a complete guide to learn how to properly use this module. This guide is available as a free PDF and for £10 in the physical version. This guide should teach you how to use filters and effects to enhance your photos and videos, as well as the basics of stop-motion, and much more.
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