This module has been designed for muC10x series and output real time video to HDMI/DVI monitor. It performs still image capture as well as video recording and store files to SD card. It has been designed for operation by DC5V or lithium battery.
Real time Video output
DVI output HD720p at 30fps
Simple operation for AWB
AVI recording and JPG snap shot
Store to SD card, up to 32G
Image quality fine tune possible
RTC with battery backup
Battery level detect and display on screen
5VDC or 4.2V Li-ion battery operated
Built in battery charging
Individual GPIO for key input
Power on off the module
Connect HDMI cable to external HD monitor
Apply DC or battery accordingly. Please note the module is configured in different operation voltage, apply inappropriate voltage will damage the module.
Connect camera module
Press PWR key and turn on the system. Video will be displayed in the center of the monitor, and OSD on the upper right corner
White balance calibration
Press DN key, it will perform color balance
LED output control
Press UP key to toggle external LED on and off
By default, it will be on at power up
Record video clip and snap still picture
Make sure micro SD card is existed before capture
Press LF to snap a still picture, a camera icon will be flashed once in the center of display
Press RT to start video recording, press again RT to stop. When recording a red dot as well as timer will display on the upper right corner of display
Maximum recording duration is 30min.
Press MENU to enter menu display
Use UP/DN key select item, and use LF/RT to change value, use OK key to confirm and quit
Brightness : 1-9
Contrast : 1-9
Sharpness : 1-5
Batt Check: OFF/ON
Reset file number : clear file number and start from IM_00001, effective from next time capture
Date time setup
Press MENU and hold for 2 second then release, it will enter D/T setup menu
Use UP/DN to increase or decrease digit, use LF/RT to move field, OK to quit.
Battery detect and charging
At preview mode, a battery icon will display on the upper right corner to show the status of battery. If it is set to off the battery detect, no icon will be displayed.
If battery is low, an empty battery symbol will be flashing on the center of monitor for few second and shut down the system automatically.
Connect external DC5V for charging.
If the system use external DC and no battery attached, please set battery detect off in menu
Play back video files
Pick out the micro SD card and play it in PC or
Connect module to PC thru USB cable.
Connect to PC
It is mass storage device, like external hard disk for PC
When connected, HD monitor will show “USB connected” and PC screen will pop up the window to show the content of the micro SD card installed on the module. No other module operation will be performed in this mode
If there is no SD card installed, it will not enter mass storage mode.
Video files is placed under folder of DCVD, file name is IM_0xxxx.avi or IM_0xxxx.jpg
When disconnected from PC, the module will turn off automatically.
When connected, never remove the SD card from the module, otherwise, system will hang and SD card may be damaged.
Electrical Characteristics (at room temperature 25C)
With camera connected but no LED on
5V DC input
LED Output Voltage: same as input, battery or DC
LED Current source: depends on LED forward voltage, limited with 10Ohm resister