BPI-M2 Zero + Camera + Armbian support?


(Piper984) #1

Hello:

I am successfully running Armbian 5.41 3.4.113/Ubuntu Xenial on an BPI-M2 Zero. I downloaded the image from here: BPI-M2 Zero Armbian 5.41 3.4.113 (Debian Jessie, Ubuntu Xenial)

I would like to test a camera with my BPI Zero but I am not 100% clear which camera modules are supported. I purchased this camera module when I bought the BPI Zero: http://wiki.lemaker.org/BananaPro/Pi:Camera_Module but it didn’t come with the correct ribbon cable.

Are there any recommended camera modules with example code available? Would the camera module that comes with the RPI-D1work with the BPI zero?

Regards,

Piper


(bpi team) #2

we can not tese lemaker camera on BPI-Zero, you can see there

http://wiki.banana-pi.org/Camera


(Piper984) #3

Thank you sinovoip for the note back. Based on the link above, I removed the OV5640 from the carrier board and attached directly to the Bpi zero.

The Armbian / Ubuntu image I got to work on the Bpi zero doesn’t have the user-space camera test tools installed that the link sinovoip provided listed. Is there a recommended place to obtain these? I found this link online:

which looks like this is an OV5640 driver tool. Is this the best utility to test camera output? What I really would like is to test piping h264 video output into a GStreamer pipeline. I have a good background with GStreamer, but not any experience with AllWinner chips, Banana Pi, or the ecosystem around the Banana Pi so any guidance and advice is appreciated!

Regards,

Piper


(bpi team) #4

yes , this is support for zero driver.

are you camera module is BPI official module???