The Raspberry Pi Camera Module 3 is the latest entry in the mainstream RPi camera line-up, and the successor to the popular Camera Module 2. Built around a 12-megapixel Sony IMX708 image sensor module, Camera Module 3 offers a few key enhancements over its predecessor. Improved low-light sensitivity makes for better photos and output in situations where there's not a lot of light. The module also features powered autofocus making it easier to get a sharp picture output. Finally the Camera Module 3 features High Dynamic Range (HDR) support expanding the range of color and contrast in the output.
This version features the standard lens (76° field of view). It also comes in a wide-angle lens variation which is available in the related products below.
If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.
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I followed the instructions on compiling the code to run the camera. But because of some presently unknown dependency, the code will not compile on my Raspberries (I have tried 2 so far).
As a result, my camera doesn't work yet. Hopefully, I'll be able to get things working later.
I don't know why SparkFun cannot offer a complete install package that doesn't require compiling.
Try ensuring i2c is enabled on the Pi's