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OmniVision's OVM6946 is a compact camera module for medical applications such as minimally-invasive endoscopes. The 1/18-inch OVM6946 utilizes OmniVision's market-proven CameraCubeChip™ wafer-level module technology to streamline manufacturing processes and shorten time-to-market, and is the industry's most cost-effective single-chip imaging solution for single-use endoscopes.

Built on OmniVision's OmniBSI+™ pixel architecture, the OVM6946 captures high quality 400 x 400 resolution video at 30 frames per second (fps). The OVM6946 comes in a compact 1.05 mm x 1.05 mm package with a z-height of 2.27 mm, enabling a wide 120-degree field of view with an extended focusing range of 5 mm to 50 mm. The OVM6946 is well-suited to a wide range of endoscope applications, including medical, veterinarian, and industrial.


Optical size of 1/18"

Analog output

Automatic/manual control of exposure and gain

On-chip PLL

Low power consumption

Single 3.3V power supply

Serial peripheral interface (SPI)

OmniBSI+™ pixel structure using 0.11 µm process

Part Specification
PackageBlack Coating
Shutter TypeRolling Shutter
Resolution400 x 400
CFA (Chroma)RGB Bayer
Analog / DigitalAnalog
Power Requirement25 mW (with IO consumption)
Output FormatAnalog
Operating Temperature-20°C to +70°C
Optical Format1/18"
Frame RateFull @ 30 fps
Pixel Size1.75 µm
Image Area714 x 707 µm
Package Dimensions1050 x 1050 x 2266 µm
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