M5Stack’s Timer Camera X is an all-in-one camera module based on ESP32, integrated with ESP32 chip and has 8M PSRAM. Why so much PSRAM? Well, the camera can shoot up to 2048×1536 resolution photos(!). The module also comes with a built-in 140mAh battery and LED status indicator. There is a reset button under the LED.
You can use the built-in RTC (BM8563) to keep track of time to create custom, specific sleep and wake-up schedules. In deep sleep, the standby current of the entire Camera X can be as low as 10 μA. This camera supports sending images through WiFi and via the USB serial debug port. The bottom HY2.0-4P I2C port output can be connected to other I2C peripherals such as Grove or Stemma QT devices when this cable is in use.
A friendly heads-up: The low-power power management used by the Timer Camera series is different from the CORE and StickC devices. When in use, the PWR button is used as a power-on button (long press 2 seconds). If you need to shut down the device, use the software API or press the Reset button on the PCB.
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