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A Kickstarter Campaign for a New 16MP Autofocus Camera for the Raspberry Pi

November 30th 2021

Arducam, an innovative designer and manufacturer of embedded camera modules has developed a new camera for the Raspberry Pi that offers the best specification available so far from any RPi compatible camera.

Previously, the highest performing camera for the Raspberry Pi was the HQ camera offering 12MP at 40fps. The new design utilises the Sony IMX519 sensor and is capable of 60fps at full resolution plus a lot of other enhancements such as improved colour reproduction and crisper image quality.

In addition to the advanced specifications, the camera will retail at a significantly lower cost than previous models.

The camera is initially available to subscribers of the Kickstarter campaign which runs from 30th November to 30th December 2021. All early adopters will qualify for a discount on cameras on a limited number of products that will be made available in January 2022.

Scorpion Vision is very proud to be a collaborator on the Kickstarter project and will hold stock on Arducam's behalf for our UK and European customers, on a first come first served basis.

Pricing for the new 16mp IMX519 Autofocus Camera is as follows

  • Pre-order in December for discounted pricing and stock will become available from January 2022 
  • List Price (from 1.1.22)  £25 & £27 (with housing) per unit plus VAT and shipping
  • Campaign Price (from 30th November to 30th December 2021) £20 or £22 with housing for single units purchased in December 2021

**Special offer**: Purchase 20pcs + for £15 or £17 (housed version) per unit - Price only available during December 2021

If you would like to make a pre-launch purchase, further details can be found on the new 16MP RPi Autofocus product page.

Click here to see the Kickstarter page.