mlx90641-driver

MLX90641 Melexis thermal camera (16x12) rapid prototyping python package (on windows 10, linux pc, raspberry pi, jetson nano, beagle bone, ...)


Keywords
driver, melexis, sensor, thermometer
Licenses
Apache-2.0/libpng-2.0
Install
pip install mlx90641-driver==1.1.3

Documentation

MLX90641 driver

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Intro

MLX90641 is a thermal camera (16x12 pixels) using Far InfraRed radiation from objects to measure the object temperature.
https://www.melexis.com/mlx90641
This python driver interfaces the MLX90641 and aims to facilitate rapid prototyping.

Currently this driver supports 3 type of I2C interfaces:

And 4 operation systems platforms:

  • Windows 10
  • Ubutuntu
  • Rasberry pi 4B
  • Jetson Nano (Nvidia)

Getting started

Installation

pip install mlx90641-driver

https://pypi.org/project/mlx90641-driver/
https://pypistats.org/packages/mlx90641-driver

Note This is a base package, therefore one of the below I2C drivers is still needed:

Running the driver demo

  • Connect the EVB to your PC.
  • Open a terminal and run following command:
mlx90641-dump auto

This program takes 1 optional argument.

mlx90641-dump <communication-port>