Pixy specifications

Here is a handy list of specifications for Pixy.

Physical dimensions

See this doc: http://cmucam.org/documents/28


Pixy has a typical latency of 15ms (from event to output) and an update rate of 50 hz.


Typical consumption: 140mA. If you're using the pan/tilt unit, the servos can pull up to 1A of current. More info on powering Pixy here: http://cmucam.org/projects/cmucam5/wiki/Powering_Pixy

Lens size

Pixy uses a standard M12 lens thread. The lens that ships with Pixy has a 75-degree field of view, 2.8mm focal length, F2.0 aperture. It has an infrared coating to reject most IR. More info: http://cmucam.org/projects/cmucam5/wiki/Can_I_replace_the_lens_on_Pixy

Port pinouts

Check this page: http://cmucam.org/projects/cmucam5/wiki/Port_Pinouts