5 megapixel sensor, and has a fixed focus lens on-board.
- Still images: 2592 x 1944
- Video: 1080p30, 720p60 and 640x480p60/90
I purchased from Willtronics.
Update your Raspberry Pi before we begin
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
The camera board itself is about the size of a postage stamp.
Small surface mount components.
Looks like mine was made in week 23 of 2013.
Small (Unknown Onboard IC)?
Enable the Camera:
sudo raspi-config then select Enable Camera (Follow Instructions Here: http://www.farnell.com/datasheets/1730389.pdf
Capturing and Test Images
It is dark outside now but here is a quick snap of my desk (poor lighting).
raspistill -q 100 -w 800 -h 600 -o RaspberryPiTestImage.jpg