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OV6946 400x400 product brief
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Cost-Effective, Ultra-Compact Camera Solution
for Medical and Industrial Endoscopes
OmniVision's OV6946 is an ultra-compact CameraChip™
sensor that brings high quality images and video with
excellent color fidelity to endoscopes. The 1/18-inch
sensor's 0.9 x 0.9 mm compact package, wide field-ofview with short focus distance, and low power
consumption make it an ideal camera solution for
medical and industrial applications.
images and video at 30 frames per second (fps). The
OV6946 enables minimally invasive endoscope module
designs with a width of 1.65 mm and height of 5 mm.
Utilizing an advanced 1.75-micron OmniBSI+™ pixel, the
OV6946 captures high quality 400 x 400 resolution
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The OV6946 CameraChip sensor's reduced pinout and
basic image signal processing functionality offer easy
integration, enabling faster time-to-market.
¬ Medical Endoscopes
¬ Toys and Games
¬ Industrial Videoscopes
¬ Wearable Devices
¬ Security and Surveillance
Ordering Information
¬ OV06946-A04A
(color, lead-free, 4-pin CSP3)
Product Features
¬ optical size of 1/18"
¬ low power consumption
¬ analog output
¬ single 3.3V power supply
¬ automatic/manual control of
exposure and gain
¬ serial peripheral interface (SPI)
Product Specifications
¬ OmniBSI™ pixel structure
using 0.11 µm process
¬ on-chip PLL
¬ active array size: 400 x 400
¬ maximum exposure: 876 x TLINE
¬ power supply:
- analog: 3.3V ± 5%
¬ minimum exposure time: 72.15 µs
¬ power requirements:
25 mW (with IO consumption)
¬ dynamic range: 67.1 dB @ 8x gain
¬ output formats: analog signal output
¬ pixel size: 1.75 µm x 1.75 µm
¬ lens size: 1/18"
¬ dark current: 42 e-/sec
@ 60°C junction temperature
¬ frame rate:
- half VGA (400x400): 30 fps
Functional Block Diagram
row select
gain control
register bank
SCCB slave interface
4275 Burton Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Version 1.2, October, 2015
output +
SPI interface
timing generator and
system control logic
Tel: + 1 408 567 3000
Fax: + 1 408 567 3001
¬ max S/N ratio: 34.4 dB
¬ temperature range:
- operating: -20°C to +70°C junction
- stable image: 0°C to +50°C junction
¬ lens chief ray angle: 25°
¬ scan mode: progressive
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service without further notice. OmniVision, the OmniVision logo, OmniPixel and VarioPixel are
registered trademarks of OmniVision Technologies, Inc. OmniBSI-2 is a trademark of OmniVision
Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
¬ sensitivity: 1000 mV/lux-sec
¬ color mosaic: RGB Bayer pattern
¬ image area: 714 µm x 707 µm
¬ package dimensions: 950 µm x 940 µm