Arducam 8.3MP Sony STARVIS 2 IMX678 Low Light Manual Focus USB 3.0 Camera Module

As low as $159.99

Estimated Shipping Time: End of May

  • Effortless Plug-and-Play Integration.
  • Based on 4K Starvis 2 IMX678, max still resolution 3840x2160.
  • Proprietary on-board ISP advances image enhancement
  • Programmable frame rates, reach up to 90fps@720p
  • M12 manual focus lens for Precision focus and wide 100°(D) view.
  • Available in back cover version (B0497) and enclosure version (B0497C)


Introducing Arducam's newest USB 3.0 camera – the Low-Light Series. Featuring the Starvis2 CMOS IMX678, it captures high-quality images at 3840*2160 resolution, even in challenging lighting.

Paired with a night vision M12 lens, it ensures accurate video capture in low light. The advanced on-board ISP enhances image quality, and with a configurable frame rate of up to 90fps via USB 3.0, it combines flexibility with high performance.

Arducam's latest USB 3.0 camera excels in user-friendly plug-and-play functionality. Compatible with Windows and Linux, no additional drivers are needed, simplifying setup. Its backward compatibility with USB 2.0 host ports ensures seamless connectivity and flexibility for an enhanced user experience.


  • Machine Vision
  • Video Surveillance
  • 3D Scanning and Metrology
  • Live Streaming
  • Video Conferencing


  • Cutting-edge Sensor Technology: Leverage the power of the 4K Starvis2 IMX678 CMOS, providing advanced low-light capability for superior image capture at a maximum resolution of 3840x2160.
  • USB 3.0 High-Speed Connectivity: Achieve swift streaming at 90fps in 720p, coupled with exceptional low-light performance, ensuring optimal video capture even in challenging lighting conditions.
  • Precision Perspective: Equipped with a night vision lens featuring an F1.65 aperture and an expansive 100°(D) field of view, guaranteeing sharp and clear images, even in wide viewing angles for comprehensive coverage.
  • Advanced Image Enhancement: Benefit from onboard ISP with proprietary technologies such as de-Bayer, gamma, BLC, AE, AWB, CCM, and RGB2YUV, ensuring advanced image enhancement and top-notch image quality.
  • Plug and Play: Seamlessly compatible with Windows and Linux through plug-and-play functionality, eliminating the need for additional drivers, and ensuring a hassle-free user experience.


Image Sensor
Sensor IMX678
Still Resolution 8.3 Megapixels
Color Filter Type Color
Shutter Type Rolling
Optical Size 1/1.8"
Output Format YUY2
Pixel Size 2 × 2 μm
Sensor Active Area 3856(H) × 2180(V)
Frame Rate (USB 3.0) 3840x2160@15fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 1280x720@90fps
Frame Rate (USB 2.0) 1280x720@10fps
Focus Type Manual Focus
FoV 100°(D) × 88°(H) × 72(V)
Lens Mount M12*P0.5
F.NO F1.65±10%
E.F.L 4.9±5%
IR Sensitivity Integral IR-cut Filter, visible light only
Default Focus Range 3m-∞
USB Interface
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 1 device, backward compatible with USB 2.0 hosts
Connector Type-C reversible interface connector
UVC Compliant No additional drivers required
Electrical and Mechanical
Operating Voltage 5 V +/- 5%
Operating Temp. 32°F-158°F (0°C to 70°C)
Power Requirements Max: 1.48W  , Min: 0.86W
Camera Board Size 34×34 mm
Functionality and Compatibility
Supported OS Windows, Linux
Recommend Sample Application PotPlayer for Windows, qv4l2 for Linux
UVC Controls Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, White Balance (Auto/Manual), Gain, Backlight Comp, Exposure (Manual/Auto)

Package Including

  • 1 x IMX678 USB3.0 Camera Module with Back Cover and Tripod Adapter
  • 1 x 1m USB A to Type-C Cable


  • Tripod is not included in the package, please check UB0224 and UB0216 for additional purchase.


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