Raspberry Pi High Quality HQ Camera - 12MP

Product ID: 4561
Max per customer: 10


Snap, snap! There's a new official camera board released by the Raspberry Pi Foundation!

The Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera is the latest camera accessory from Raspberry Pi. It offers higher resolution (12.3 megapixels, compared to 8 megapixels), and sensitivity (approximately 50% greater area per pixel for improved low-light performance) than the existing Camera Module v2, and is designed to work with interchangeable lenses in both C- and CS-mount form factors. Other lens form factors can be accommodated using third-party lens adapters.

Please note, the camera does not come with a lens. A lens is required! You can pick up a wide-angle or telephoto lens here.

The High Quality Camera provides an alternative to the Camera Module v2 for industrial and consumer applications, including security cameras, which require the highest levels of visual fidelity and/or integration with specialist optics. It is compatible with all models of Raspberry Pi computer from Raspberry Pi 1 Model B onwards, using the latest software release from www.raspberrypi.org

The package comprises a circuit board carrying a Sony IMX477 sensor, an FPC cable for connection to a Raspberry Pi computer, a milled aluminum lens mount with integrated tripod mount and focus adjustment ring, and a C- to CS-mount adapter.

It attaches to the Pi by way of one of the small sockets on the board's upper surface and uses the dedicated CSI port, designed especially for interfacing to cameras.

We also carry the Raspberry Pi Camera Board v2 with 8 Megapixels and the original Camera Board which is 5 megapixels!

And we also have the new 8-megapixel version of the popular Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Board!

Raspberry Pi not included!

Play video: New Products 5/6/2020 featuring 16mm 10MP Telephoto Lens for Raspberry Pi HQ Camera!

Technical Details


  • Sensor: Sony IMX477R stacked, back-illuminated sensor
    • 12.3 megapixels
    • 7.9 mm sensor diagonal
    • 1.55 μm × 1.55 μm pixel size
  • Output: RAW12/10/8, COMP8
  • Back focus: Adjustable (12.5 mm–22.4 mm)
  • Lens standards: C-mount
    • CS-mount (C-CS adapter included)
  • IR cut filter: Integrated
  • Ribbon cable length: 200 mm
  • Tripod mount: 1/4”-20

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