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    ROCK 3 >  Hardware >  Camera module

USB Camera

Update kernel to version 4.19.193-2-rockchip or newer.

root@rock-3a:~# apt-get install -y linux-4.19-rock-3-latest

Install tool fswebcam

root@rock-3a:~# apt-get install -y fswebcam

Plug USB camera in, there shall be video devices.

root@rock-3a:~# ls /dev/video*
/dev/video0  /dev/video1

Capture image

fswebcam /dev/video0 ./test.png

MIPI Camera

Hardware connection

Software configuration

Add dtbo


Test command

gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src device=/dev/video0 io-mode=4 ! videoconvert ! video/x-raw,format=NV12,width=1920,height=1080 ! jpegenc ! multifilesink location=%d.jpg

ROCK 3C Use OV5647 Camera

  • Edit config.txt
rock@rock-3c:~$ sudo vim /boot/config.txt
  • at the end of the file add overlay
  • update extlinux.conf
 rock@rock-3c:/boot$ cd /usr/local/sbin/
 rock@rock-3c:sudo ./ 
 rock@rock-3c:sudo reboot
  • Use cheese to open the camera
sudo apt install cheesr
sudo cheese